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The effect of Covid-19 on Personal Injury Claims

As we move out of the acute phase of lockdown’s impact on personal injury litigation (the almost overnight transition to remote working and mass adjournments) and start to adjust to new working practices that are likely to be with us for some…

The Weekly Roundup: Good News and Bad News

This week has been a mixed bag for the travel industry. Virgin Atlantic appears to be sliding towards insolvency, BA has announced that it will make a quarter of its staff redundant, and EasyJet’s GDPR woes aren’t going away. On the other…

R (Bridges) v Chief Constable South Wales Police

Last week saw the case of R (Bridges) v Chief Constable of South Wales Police return before the Court of Appeal. The case concerns police use of automated facial recognition (AFR) software and the delicate balance between the public interest in effective…

The Weekly Roundup: to Fly or not to Fly? That is the Question

As we edge ever closer to being able to go on holiday, the team at 1CL has been spending its time reading the recent Transport Select Committee Report on the Aviation Industry, waving a regretful goodbye to the Refund Saga, pondering some…

Special Briefing: Recent Developments in the Caselaw Relating to Jurisdiction

Cases on jurisdiction are like torpedoes, aren’t they? You wait for one for ages, and then four come along in the space of a couple of weeks, culminating in a decision (or rather lack of it) from the Court of Justice of…

Trecarrell House Limited v Patricia Rouncefield

Court of Appeal: 29 Jan 2020 Before Patten LJ, King LJ and Moylan LJ

Richard Cherry of 1 Chancery Lane appeared for the Respondent instructed by Arfan Bhatti of Oliver Fisher Solicitors



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Article 2, Inquests and Medical Negligence: What can we learn from the decision in (R) Maguire v Her Majesty’s Senior Coroner for Blackpool?

Article 2, Inquests and Medical Negligence: What can we learn from the decision in (R) Maguire v Her Majesty’s Senior Coroner for Blackpool[1]?

Having delivered a webinar entitled judgment in a very relevant case just one week later, on the 10th June…

Adjournment refused for party claiming to be suffering from COVID-19

When will a judge adjourn a hearing when faced with an application on the basis that a party is suffering from COVID-19?

This was a question recently encountered by Simon Newman on an application under s.366 of the Insolvency Act 1986 requiring…

R v Fitch & Turney (2020)

On 12 June 2020, His Honour Judge Weekes at the Crown Court sitting at Canterbury sentenced two defendants for their parts in a scheme to secure over £2.7m in Government grant aid by submitting false documentation.
Simon Fitch, formerly of International…

The Weekly Roundup: Omens and Auguries

The team at 1CL are all of a doodah today. Not only are a number of courts re-opening today for live hearings, on Thursday the Court of Justice of the European Union released two decisions with relevance to travel lawyers, and on…








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