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Judgment was handed down in the case of Ganoun v Joshi [2020] EWHC 2743 (Ch) last Wednesday. Here John Bryant, who appeared for the first respondent, provides an overview of the case. The case concerned the conflicting wishes of the deceased’s relations regarding arrangements for his burial. By the time of the substantive hearing his


Did you know that Boris Karloff made over 200 films in the course of his distinguished career? Nearly as many films as the team at 1CL has done webinars. This week in preparation for Halloween the Weekly Roundup is an homage to one of the greats of the horror genre. Mindful of our promise not


Yesterday, Simon Trigger and Dominique Smith discussed the topic of fundamental dishonesty. They covered the relevant case law and talked about some things to look out for. They also discussed fundamental dishonesty in the context of remote hearings, as well as dealing with whiplash reforms. If you missed it, you can view it here Our


“A first class set of Chambers” We’re delighted that 1 Chancery Lane is ranked across six of our practice areas in the newly released Chambers UK Bar – clinical negligence, motor insurance fraud, personal injury, police law, real estate litigation and travel law. Our clinical negligence team is described by interviewees as “a very powerful


THE ROME II REGULATION AND THE EXERCISE OF DISCRETION BY THE ENGLISH COURT Among the principal tenets of the Rome II Regulation (No 864/2007) are legal certainty and predictability of outcome (as to the law applicable to the tort). These aims find repeated expression in the recitals to the Regulation: see, for example, Recitals (6),


The Court of Appeal case of R (Hans Husson) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2020] EWCA Civ 329 earlier this year highlighted the possibility of bringing claims in damages against the Home Office for delay in making immigration decisions, both under Article 8 of the ECHR in just satisfaction and by virtue


The Legal 500 has released its set overviews, and once again our clerking team has received high praise. They are: “Absolutely brilliant, especially Clark Chessis who leads the clerking team. Organised, always keen to assist.” ‘Best in the business. Clark Chessis is an outstanding operator, and he continues to develop terrific talent – David Barrow


Introduction On 17 September 2020, the Master of the Rolls (“MR”) introduced the “Overall Arrangements for Possession Proceedings” (the “Overall Arrangements”). The Overall Arrangements involve and are supported by the Amendments to the CPR and PD55 (as discussed in the previous briefing) but they also include a wider range of guidance that the courts will


In this webinar, Richard Cherry and Henk Soede will discuss the issues around residential possession claims caused by the recent lifting of the General Stay. They will be looking at: New Forms of Notices 3 and 6A and the new notice periods; Requirements for reactivation notices and how claims will be listed and heard under


Possession in the Post-Covid World

This briefing note examines procedural issues in residential possession claims after the lifting of the General Stay imposed March 2020. It deals with the procedures involved both in bringing a possession claim and the new rules that will determine how such claims will be listed and heard. It discusses the impact of the changed notice


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