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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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Jul
19
THE ILLEGALITY DEFENCE: BACK TO THE SUPREME COURT AGAIN Illegality and the doctrine of “ex turpi causa non oritur acta” rival the issue of vicarious liability for the number of appellate level ...
10
Jul
19
Andrew Warnock QC has written the chapter reviewing the Supreme Court’s decisions in the fields of personal injury, professional responsibility and tort during the 2017-2018 legal year in the UK ...
04
Jul
19
Consider the following, not unusual, scenario. In a case subject to QOCS, a defendant makes an early offer to settle. The claimant does not accept the offer and runs the case to trial. The claim ...
27
Jun
19
In the case of XX (Respondent) v Whittington Hospital NHS Trust (Appellant) permission to appeal to the Supreme Court has been granted. The Appeal has been listed for 16th and ...
26
Jun
19
Recent years have seen the Courts being better equipped to deal with the question of how to deal with claimants who falsify or exaggerate claims. As a body of case law begins to develop, this issue of ...
14
Jun
19
Paul Stagg, junior counsel for the defendant, and Sarah Erwin-Jones of Browne Jacobson LLP discuss what the recent Supreme Court decision means for the principal stakeholders involved.
12
Jun
19
1 Chancery Lane is a long-established civil common law set with market leading specialisms in professional and clinical negligence, police law, public sector law, property law and travel law. In ...
06
Jun
19
Executive Summary of the Decision of the Supreme Court Handed Down on June 6th 2019 The Supreme Court dismissed the claimants’ appeal on a unanimous basis, upholding the striking out of their ...
06
Jun
19
The Supreme Court has today handed down its judgment in CN v Poole Borough Council, in which Lord Edward Faulks QC, Paul Stagg and Katie Ayres of 1 Chancery Lane represented the council, on the ...
04
Jun
19
Half the fun in being a Treasury junior must lie in going along to courts to oppose the more outlandish summonses and claims issued by people with a bee in their bonnet about the actions of public ...

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