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26
Feb
21
In yesterday's webinar, Ian Stebbings and Francesca O'Neill reviewed the authorities in Police Law regarding unlawful arrest and level of damages following both the Parker and Norman ...

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26
Feb
21
Roger André joined 1 Chancery Lane in December 2020. He has a longstanding Civil Fraud Practice and his move to 1 Chancery Lane, whilst still residing in the North of England, enables him to offer ...

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22
Feb
21
Avid readers of the Civil Procedure Rules online will have been all of a doodah this week; we at 1CL sympathise. For this week the CPR were migrated from the legacy justice.gov.uk site, which is being ...

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18
Feb
21
This recent decision from the Court of Appeal will be of particular interest to surveyors ...

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15
Feb
21
This week brought another interesting development in gastric illness claims; an inventive attempt to fix a single joint expert with the Defendant’s costs of successfully defending a claim was ...

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15
Feb
21
It is over nineteen months since the Supreme Court handed down its landmark decision in N v Poole BC [2019] UKSC 25, [2020] AC 780 considering whether social services authorities and their ...

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12
Feb
21
In their webinar yesterday, David Thomson and Ella Davis discussed fundamental dishonesty in clinical negligence claims. They considered: What fundamental dishonesty is Key ...

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09
Feb
21
Last week’s case of Gosden v. Halliwell Landau [2021] EWHC 159 (Comm) is a useful reminder that there is no universal rule for ascertaining the date for assessment of damage in ...

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08
Feb
21
It never rains but it pours. No sooner had we got straight in our minds the slew of Brexit regulations enacted last year than a bunch of amendments to the Civil Procedure Rules landed on our desks.

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05
Feb
21
At the end of a much-cited passage about witness’ memory Leggatt J. suggested that the best approach for a judge in a commercial case was, “to place little if any reliance at all on witnesses' ...

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