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08
Feb
21
It never rains but it pours. No sooner had we got straight in our minds the slew of Brexit regulations enacted last year than a bunch of amendments to the Civil Procedure Rules landed on our desks.

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05
Feb
21
At the end of a much-cited passage about witness’ memory Leggatt J. suggested that the best approach for a judge in a commercial case was, “to place little if any reliance at all on witnesses' ...

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01
Feb
21
We were gratified to see so many friends at our 1CL webinar on Brexit, which combined Tom Yarrow’s intimate knowledge of the Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 ...

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01
Feb
21
Last week, the UK press reported the settlement of liability issues in a claim which had been listed to commence for trial (over 4 days) on Monday 25th January 2021: Fourgeaud v Africa ...

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29
Jan
21
In their webinar yesterday Sarah Prager and Thomas Yarrow discussed cross-border litigation after Brexit. They considered: applicable law; jurisdictional issues; ...

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28
Jan
21
This briefing considers two recent cases that will be of interest to injury practitioners.  The first, Head v Culver Heating Limited is an interesting decision in which the Court of Appeal ...

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25
Jan
21
There’s no denying it; this week the team has been frolicking in the snow. Between building snowmen, and standing outside with our tongues out trying to catch snowflakes, it’s been a busy week.

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20
Jan
21
There have been a number of recent developments in relation to jurisdiction in cases to which Regulation (EU) No. 1215/2012 (‘recast Brussels’) applies; but as 31st December 2020 ...

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20
Jan
21
Although the start of 2021 has not been as auspicious as we would have wished,  Happy New Year from all at 1 Chancery Lane. Despite everyone’s hopes that 2021 would start more favourably than ...

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18
Jan
21
As the world rolled up its sleeves and got to work vaccinating unimaginable numbers of people, we at 1CL dusted off the handsomely bound 1CL set of Agatha Christie murder mysteries, ready for the long ...

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