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06
Nov
20
As well as the very strong public interest in deterring mortgage frauds, another very important public interest was in issue in this case: that conveyancing solicitors (and by analogy other ...

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06
Nov
20
The facts of Henderson v Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust [2020] UKSC 43 are undeniably tragic: whilst in the grip of a severe psychotic episode Ms Henderson killed her ...

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06
Nov
20
Historical inheritance & key themes European Union legislation in this area has been the product of a (very) slow process of evolution. The green card system (1949) ...

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02
Nov
20
In light of the government’s announcement over the weekend, from close of business tomorrow, 3rd November, our clerks will return to working remotely. Our priority remains safeguarding the health ...

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02
Nov
20
As we all brace for Lockdown2, the team at 1CL has been searching for silver linings. First, we’ll all have more time to think about all things Brexit related; stand by for further 1CL briefings and ...

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02
Nov
20
The Supreme Court yet again addressed the defence of illegality, this time in the context of claims for negligence against solicitors.  They ruled that negligent solicitors should not be able to ...

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02
Nov
20
The Court of Appeal case of R (Hans Husson) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2020] EWCA Civ 329 earlier this year highlighted the possibility of bringing claims in damages ...

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30
Oct
20
Yesterday, Richard Cherry and Henk Soede discussed the issues around residential possession claims caused by the recent lifting of the General Stay. They looked at: New Forms of ...

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30
Oct
20
Readers will already be mindful of the fact that the expiry of the Brexit transition period will (as things presently stand) trigger a seismic shift in the jurisdictional rules applicable to legal ...

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30
Oct
20
Judgment has been handed down today in the Supreme Court in the case of Stoffel & Co v Grondona. Andrew Warnock QC and Maurice Rifat are successful in relation to the application of ...

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