Category: Briefings
10
Dec
19
This edition’s contributors are all new members of Chambers who are writing for us for the first time. Their contributions reflect the breadth of our expertise at 1 Chancery Lane.
02
Dec
19
We end the year on a jurisdictional theme: a case-note on the Court of Appeal’s decision in the recent Lugano Convention case of JSC Commercial Bank v Kolomoisky & ...
25
Oct
19
Introduction Where a claimant brings a “mixed” claim (i.e. they claim damages for personal injury and in the same proceedings also claim non-personal injury damages or other ...
19
Aug
19
KILKENNY -V- GLOUCESTERSHIRE HOSPITALS NHS FOUNDATION TRUST HHJ Ralton handed down judgment last week in a clinical negligence consent case where the importance of ...
30
Jul
19
If, like me, you spent 7 hours on a train without air conditioning on the hottest day of the year (see, “Travel Chaos” across all media), you will have had ample time to skim the decision ...
11
Jul
19
THE ILLEGALITY DEFENCE: BACK TO THE SUPREME COURT AGAIN Illegality and the doctrine of “ex turpi causa non oritur acta” rival the issue of vicarious liability for the number of appellate level ...
26
Jun
19
Recent years have seen the Courts being better equipped to deal with the question of how to deal with claimants who falsify or exaggerate claims. As a body of case law begins to develop, this issue of ...
06
Jun
19
The Supreme Court has today handed down its judgment in CN v Poole Borough Council, in which Lord Edward Faulks QC, Paul Stagg and Katie Ayres of 1 Chancery Lane represented the council, on the ...
25
Apr
19
Customers can sometimes sustain injuries when purchasing hot drinks from vendors, particularly if the contents of their drink escapes from the mouth of the lid, if the lid is not secured properly, or, ...
16
Apr
19
This case concerned a jurisdictional challenge brought by two corporate entities, one English and one Zambian registered/domiciled, which made its way through the High Court ([2016] EWHC 975 (TCC)) ...

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