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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
20
UK insolvency landscape permanently changed by the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (“the 2020 Act”). On 26 June 2020 the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act ...

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23
Jul
20
It is unfortunately not uncommon for public bodies to have to defend claims from members of staff or the public who have been assaulted by children or by vulnerable adults in their care.  The ...

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22
Jul
20
On 14th May the Advocate General provided his opinion to the CJEU in Presidenza del Consiglio dei Ministri v BV, Case C-129/19, a reference from the Supreme Court of Cassation, ...

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21
Jul
20
Sarah Prager, barrister at 1 Chancery Lane, and Scott Rigby, partner and international injuries lawyer at Stewarts Law, warn of the very real dangers to player health posed by the truncated rugby ...

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20
Jul
20
Modesty forbids us from pointing out that the FCO has altered its guidance on cruise holidays, only days after last week’s Weekly Roundup was published. A coincidence? We think not! But with great ...

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20
Jul
20
Those practitioners undertaking cross-border work regularly encounter several conundrums; one of these is the question of where the Civil Liability (Contribution) Act 1978 fits into the applicable law ...

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17
Jul
20
In yesterday’s webinar, Paul Stagg and Lisa Dobie looked at calculating dependency claims under the Fatal Accidents Act 1976. The webinar provided: A practical guide to calculating FAA ...

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17
Jul
20
Last week I looked at the basic principles of general damages in claims for the misuse of private information (“MPI”).  Below is a basic overview of how claims for aggravated and exemplary ...

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16
Jul
20
In this latest Briefing, with recent news in mind that members of the emergency services involved in responding to the Grenfell Tower disaster are bringing claims for psychiatric injury, Ella Davis ...

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16
Jul
20
Limitation issues seem particularly rife in claims for professional negligence, and last week the Court of Appeal added to an already prestigious canon with judgment in the case of Holt v ...

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