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23
Apr
20
CPR Part 3.1(f) contains the Court’s powers to stay a claim.  When will the court exercise these powers in the face of a claimant refusing to undergo the defendant’s request for a medical ...

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20
Apr
20
This week the team at 1 Chancery Lane provide an update on the conduct of  hearings during lockdown, and discuss the continuing issues arising out of the vexed question of cancellation refunds. ...

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15
Apr
20
The coronavirus has caught many businesses, governments and indeed the court system napping. No one has had in place a contingency to deal with a pandemic where lockdown of its citizens was foreseen.

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14
Apr
20
This week has seen more claims arising out of the Covid-19 outbreak, and more concerns about who is going to foot the bill for holiday refunds. The team at 1 Chancery Lane have summarised some of the ...

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09
Apr
20
Under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme the UK government has agreed to pay 80% (up to a maximum of £2,500) of furloughed employees’ salaries for an initial three month period from 1 March 2020.

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09
Apr
20
The Chief Coroner, Lord Justice Dingemans, and Mr Justice Griffiths, recently handed down judgment in the matter of Smith, R (on the application of) v Assistance Coroner for North West Wales ...

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07
Apr
20
The Association of British Insurers (“ABI”) has calculated that travel insurers in the UK could face at least £275 million of claims owing to Coronavirus, for holidays and trips that could not be ...

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06
Apr
20
It’s been another busy week in travel law; we’ve seen the first cases arising out of the Covid-19 holiday cancellations, and amendments to the CPR, both pre-planned and reactive. The team at 1 ...

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03
Apr
20
On 1 April 2020 the Supreme Court handed down judgment in the case of Whittington Hospital NHS Trust (Appellant) v XX (Respondent) [2020] UKSC 14 (‘Whittington’). Edward ...

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