Year: 2020
16
Nov
20
It’s been another busy week in the courts for travel practitioners; no sooner did we have the judgment of Griffiths J in Troke v Amgen Seguros Generales [2020] 11 WLUK 67 (the incidence of ...

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09
Nov
20
This week we learned that the Court of Appeal has declined permission to appeal in Swift v Carpenter [2020] 10 WLUK 74, but that the Supreme Court has managed to find time in its busy ...

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09
Nov
20
On Friday the Lord Chancellor once again found a letter he wrote to The High Court Enforcement Officers Association (the “HCEOA”) plastered across the news. This letter is the second such letter ...

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06
Nov
20
1 Chancery Lane has long had a reputation for appellate advocacy at the highest level. Last week Andrew Warnock Q.C. and Maurice Rifat were successful in the ...

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06
Nov
20
The normal role of the courts is to decide cases according to the law, and in doing so to provide a just resolution to the dispute between the parties. The illegality defence operates to prevent the ...

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06
Nov
20
Property lawyers are well-versed in the difficulties the defence of “illegality” presents. Tinsley v Milligan itself concerned whether a party could establish a resulting trust if they ...

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06
Nov
20
As well as the very strong public interest in deterring mortgage frauds, another very important public interest was in issue in this case: that conveyancing solicitors (and by analogy other ...

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06
Nov
20
The facts of Henderson v Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust [2020] UKSC 43 are undeniably tragic: whilst in the grip of a severe psychotic episode Ms Henderson killed her ...

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06
Nov
20
Historical inheritance & key themes European Union legislation in this area has been the product of a (very) slow process of evolution. The green card system (1949) ...

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02
Nov
20
In light of the government’s announcement over the weekend, from close of business tomorrow, 3rd November, our clerks will return to working remotely. Our priority remains safeguarding the health ...

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