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This week we look two recent decisions relating to accidents abroad: the first, a High Court decision on the assessment of damages under foreign law for a catastrophic Spanish cycling accident, and the associated costs considerations (a case where Matthew Chapman QC acted for the claimant); the second, a Court of Appeal decision which sets
In yesterday’s webinar, Dominique Smith was joined by award winning renowned plastic surgeon Fulvio Urso-Baiarda to speak about the common issues encountered in cosmetic surgery from a clinical and legal perspective. They covered: Common cosmetic surgery treatments; Areas of poor practice; Consent; High expectations and surgical outcomes. If you missed it, you can view it
Over the next five weeks, our 1CL Weekly Webinars will be focusing on Back to Basics. The series will consist of: 6th August Back to Basics: Causation Speakers: Ben Hicks and Conor Kennedy Register Here 13th August Back to Basics: Accident Claims under the Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations 2018 Speakers: Sarah Prager
Over the next five weeks our 1CL Weekly Webinars will be focusing on Back to Basics. Our first webinar in this series is Back to Basics: Causation. Ben Hicks and Conor Kennedy will consider the first principles of causation and address some of the practical problems frequently encountered in relation to it when litigating personal injury
Ipso facto provision introduced to UK insolvency landscape by the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (“the 2020 Act”). On 26 June 2020 the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (“the 2020 Act”) finally entered into force. Now it is in its final form, Simon Newman and Christopher Pask of 1 Chancery Lane’s Commercial, Chancery
In yesterday’s webinar, Paul Stagg, Andrew Spencer, Francesca O’Neill and Christopher Pask explored the new Ogden 8 Tables, published on 17th July 2020, and navigated practitioners through the changes. If you missed it, you can view it here Our next webinar is taking place on 30th July, Cosmetic Surgery Claims: A Clinical and Legal Perspective.
The recent decision of Jay J in Begum v Maran  EWHC 1846 (QB) provides guidance in respect of the scope of a ship owner’s duty of care in selling a vessel for dismantling, issues of applicable law; and an intriguing aside relating to local standards. The Facts The Claimant, a Bangladeshi national, was the
We are delighted to announce that Henk Soede has accepted Chambers’ invitation to join us on completion of his pupillage on 1st October 2020. He will practice in all Chambers’ core areas.
With the summer holidays upon us, the team has been busy this week, dusting off the 1CL luggage and trying to remember where we put the 1CL parasols and windbreaks. But we’ve found time to revisit those old favourites, Brexit and the Great Refund Saga, as well as anxiously double-checking our pleadings in the light