Category: Briefings
03
Aug
21
This article considers the important clinical negligence decisions over the first half of 2021. In summary: i. There have been three important reported cases involving fundamental dishonesty ...

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22
Jul
21
From Exodus to the Animals Act 1971: horses, cattle and dogs If an ...

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07
Jul
21
Capacity is an important issue that can arise in cases of all values and complexities.  Sometimes the case is straightforward and low value but the injured party has pre-existing vulnerabilities ...

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28
Jun
21
On 18th June the Supreme Court handed down judgments in Manchester Building Society v Grant Thornton and Khan v Meadows. In this joint briefing we consider the judgments from both a ...

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21
Jun
21
An Introduction to Capacity: Part I Welcome to another edition of the 1 Chancery Lane Clinical Negligence team briefing. In this edition Ella Davis and Susanna Bennett take a look ...

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27
May
21
S 2(2). of the Occupiers Liability Act 1957 sets out the persuasively simple proposition that an occupier owes a duty to take such care as is reasonable to see that its visitors are reasonably safe ...

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19
May
21
Special Briefing: Foreign Rules in the English Courts In the post-Brexit era the courts of England and Wales have been faced with a tsunami of claims issued on the cusp of Brexit ...

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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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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
Dec
20
To round off what has been a rather odd 2020, we bring you the Medical Law annual legal update, courtesy of Ella Davis and David Thomson. It has been a  busy year for reported cases in this area and ...

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