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Our experts write on legal developments in Personal Injury; Public Authority Liability; Travel & Cross Border Claims; Medical Law; Property, Chancery & Commercial; and Professional Liability.

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24
Jan
20
Personal injury analysis: issues relating to memory and witness evidence continue to trouble the courts. The problems are particularly acute when witnesses are giving evidence many years after ...
24
Jan
20
In 1973, reflecting on "scattered pictures" and "misty water-coloured memories", Barbra Streisand asked "Can it be that it was all so simple then"? The answer from Mrs.
21
Jan
20
‘Where a cup of hot coffee, which is placed on the tray table of the seat in front of a person in an aircraft in flight, for unknown reasons slides and tips over, causing a passenger to suffer ...
21
Jan
20
Following the decisions of Molodi v Cambridge [2018] and Richards & Anor v Morris [2018], it is commonplace for defendants to seek findings of fundamental dishonesty in ...
20
Jan
20
On 14 January 2020 Stewart J granted the Claimants permission to appeal against the decision of Master Cook dated 4 November 2019 striking out their secondary victim claims.  The claims arose from ...
07
Jan
20
On 19 December 2019 judgment was entered in the High Court for the Defendant in Metcalf v Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust [2019] EWHC 3549 (QB). The case arose out of the ...
20
Dec
19
We have reduced opening hours over the Christmas period. Monday 23rd December: 8.30am - 1.00pm Tuesday 24th December: Closed Wednesday 25th December: Closed Thursday 26th December: Closed ...
17
Dec
19
In this end of year article, Andrew Warnock QC asks the question many involved with the public sector have been asking since Poole v GN – when does an Assumption of Responsibility arise? ...
10
Dec
19
We are delighted to announce that Katie Ayres has been elected to the Administrative Law Bar Association Committee. ALBA is the professional association for barristers in England and Wales ...
10
Dec
19
This edition’s contributors are all new members of Chambers who are writing for us for the first time. Their contributions reflect the breadth of our expertise at 1 Chancery Lane.

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