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28
May
21
Since the beginning of the year, three decisions have been handed down in favour of defendants in relation to how the decision in N v Poole BC [2019] UKSC 25, [2020] AC 780 affects claims in ...

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28
May
21
In yesterday’s webinar, Sarah Prager and Ella Davis provided an update on Brexit, taking a look at developments since Exit Day. They covered: Jurisdiction Service ...

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27
May
21
S 2(2). of the Occupiers Liability Act 1957 sets out the persuasively simple proposition that an occupier owes a duty to take such care as is reasonable to see that its visitors are reasonably safe ...

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26
May
21
Francesca O’Neill successfully struck out a claim brought against the Metropolitan Police for racially motivated unlawful arrest. At a hearing before HHJ Freeland QC at Central London County ...

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24
May
21
Today saw the handing down of the judgment by Lambert J in DFX v Coventry City Council. This is an important judgment regarding the liability of social services in respect of their functions ...

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24
May
21
The excitement at 1CL reached fever pitch this week, which saw, after a two year hiatus, the return of the 1CL Eurovision Sweepstake. We know that the Eurovision is not for everyone, but it was at ...

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19
May
21
Special Briefing: Foreign Rules in the English Courts In the post-Brexit era the courts of England and Wales have been faced with a tsunami of claims issued on the cusp of Brexit ...

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17
May
21
Regular readers know that we at 1CL take our obligations to our public very seriously, rushing to educate and inform you as soon as we become aware of anything you may need or wish to know. We’re ...

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14
May
21
In yesterday's webinar, Roger André and Simon Trigger provided an update on credit hire, and discussed the implementation of whiplash reforms. Roger provided a recap and update of credit hire law ...

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14
May
21
Introduction The liability regime created by Article 17 of the Montreal Convention is a double-edged sword. Wielded with care, the cause of action is a potent ...

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