Category: Briefings
24
Jan
20
In 1973, reflecting on "scattered pictures" and "misty water-coloured memories", Barbra Streisand asked "Can it be that it was all so simple then"? The answer from Mrs.

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21
Jan
20
‘Where a cup of hot coffee, which is placed on the tray table of the seat in front of a person in an aircraft in flight, for unknown reasons slides and tips over, causing a passenger to suffer ...

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21
Jan
20
Following the decisions of Molodi v Cambridge [2018] and Richards & Anor v Morris [2018], it is commonplace for defendants to seek findings of fundamental dishonesty in ...

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07
Jan
20
On 19 December 2019 judgment was entered in the High Court for the Defendant in Metcalf v Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust [2019] EWHC 3549 (QB). The case arose out of the ...

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17
Dec
19
In this end of year article, Andrew Warnock QC asks the question many involved with the public sector have been asking since Poole v GN – when does an Assumption of Responsibility arise? ...

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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.

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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 & ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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