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06
Dec
21
Can a Claimant be forced to sue parties (s)he has no desire to bring into proceedings? A strange question, perhaps, but one that troubled the Court of Appeal in Pawley v Whitecross Dental Care ...

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01
Dec
21
1. All travel litigation practitioners will be familiar with the concept of the ‘Italian Torpedo’, but for those amongst us lucky enough never to have seen one approaching on their radar, a brief ...

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29
Nov
21
In a week dominated, for the team at 1CL at least, by excitement over the sudden appearance of snow (in Winter! Fancy!), it’s been nice to see a brace of High Court judges showing their caring side.

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25
Nov
21
In yesterday’s webinar, Laura Johnson and Susanna Bennett went back to basics on the law of capacity as it relates to personal ...

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22
Nov
21
Busy practitioners will be delighted to hear that the courts have issued fresh guidance on the compilation of e-bundles, to be found here:

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19
Nov
21
Claims arising out of carriage of passengers by air are (very largely) governed by the Montreal Convention, in force in the UK in its modified form by operation of Regulation (EU) No.889/2002, which ...

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18
Nov
21
Francesca O’Neill successfully obtained an Extended Civil Restraint Order against a Mr AKM Soeb in respect of his serial litigation against the Home Office. Mr Soeb has brought three claims against ...

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18
Nov
21
This year’s 1 Chancery Lane Autumn Bumper Briefing takes as its theme – what else? – Covid-19 and its consequences. Some two years after the virus was first identified, and just over eighteen ...

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16
Nov
21
In yesterday’s webinar, Paul Stagg and Lisa Dobie explained the circumstances in which a claim may succeed on the basis of demonstrating a material contribution to an adverse outcome in the clinical ...

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