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03
Apr
20
On 1 April 2020 the Supreme Court handed down judgment in the case of Whittington Hospital NHS Trust (Appellant) v XX (Respondent) [2020] UKSC 14 (‘Whittington’). Edward ...

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02
Apr
20
R (Lewis) v Senior Coroner for North West Kent [2020] EWHC 471 (Admin) is a timely reminder of the ingredients for an inquest’s finding of neglect and the need for a coroner to put ...

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02
Apr
20
In light of the impact of COVID-19, the court service has published a list of civil court hearings by type. These have been categorised into Priority 1 – work that must be done, and Priority 2 – ...

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01
Apr
20
This morning the Supreme Court handed down judgment in Barclays Bank v Various Claimants [2020] UKSC 13 (‘Barclays’). The judgment was handed down together with the parallel ...

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31
Mar
20
In this edition: John Bryant analyses a recent decision on waiver of the right to forfeit which applies known principles to a demand of insurance rent; Chris Pask looks at the standard the court ...

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30
Mar
20
It’s been a busy week in travel law, even if no one has been able to do any actual travelling. The team at 1 Chancery Lane summarise some of the most noteworthy developments.   ...

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30
Mar
20
Over the past few weeks, many of us have watched the news and have seen the impact of COVID-19 on our daily lives. Most of us now remain confined to our homes, waiting until it is deemed safe to ...

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27
Mar
20
Residential and commercial leases alike have been and will continue to be affected by the coronavirus outbreak. The government’s response, in the form of the

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27
Mar
20
If you have a pending Winding Up Petition at this time, or were contemplating issuing one, this note looks at how the courts are dealing with Petitions in light of the recent government guidance to ...

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27
Mar
20
As we all recall, Katie Price was married between February 2010 and March 2012 to the cage fighter Alex Reid (MMA aficionados will recall his surprisingly decent fight against Tom Watson in BAMMA).

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