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In this webinar, Sarah Prager and Conor Kennedy will be discussing how to get the most out of your barrister. They will be covering: When to brief a barrister What information you need to provide How to choose a barrister What to do if you and your barrister disagree. Sarah and Conor will also be

In this webinar Sarah Prager and Conor Kennedy will be discussing the law relating to claims for assaults and other deliberate acts under the 2018 Regulations, particularly in the light of the decision in X v Kuoni, due to be handed down by the Supreme Court on 30th July. Will the decision in X v

Sarah Prager has been co-opted to the Admiralty Court Users’ Committee as a representative of the personal injury Bar. Sarah, who is joined by 3 Hare Court’s Asela Wijeyaratne and Linda Nelson of 9 Gough Chambers, will be liaising with the Users’ Committee and PIBA on behalf of personal injury practitioners issuing proceedings out of

The Weekly Roundup: The Olympic Edition

Regular readers are aware that 1CL is a chambers of Winners; so what could be more appropriate than an Olympic Edition of the Weekly Roundup, to mark the sporting event that sees the team glued to the 1CL telly for a fortnight, unable to move from the chambers sofa for fear of missing the horse

From Exodus to the Animals Act 1971: horses, cattle and dogs If an ox gore a man or a woman, that they die: then the ox shall be surely stoned, and his flesh shall not be eaten; but the owner of the ox shall be quit. … But if the ox were wont to push with his

In yesterday’s webinar, Matthew Chapman QC and Thomas Yarrow surveyed the key cases on the modern law of animals. They considered: Horse cases (under section 2(2) of the 1971 Act and in negligence); Straying animals (cattle); Naughty dogs. If you missed it, you can view it here

This week has seen a number of interesting decisions, both domestically and abroad, in relation to jurisdiction and related matters. As we all know, getting jurisdictional issues wrong can have far-reaching consequences for a claim, both in respect of where the claim might be brought, but also whether it is proportionate (or even possible) for

We are proud to have signed up to the Women in Law Pledge created by the Bar Council of England and Wales, The Law Society, and the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx). We are committed to the progress of equality, elimination of sex discrimination and pledge to make positive change for the legal profession. The Women in Law Pledge is a

Ensuring the sanctions guidance is fit for purpose is just one of the many challenges that confront women at the Bar, writes Francesca O’Neill In January 2021, at a virtual meeting of the Bar Council, I raised an issue which has been causing female barristers considerable disquiet for a long time: for years, the Bar

We are currently recruiting for up to two probationary tenants who have completed pupillage but have not secured tenancy elsewhere.  Probationary tenancy was traditionally known as ‘third six pupillage’. A probationary tenancy with us typically lasts for six months, at the end of which, if there is thought to be sufficient work available at the

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