Category: Personal Injury
06
Nov
20
The normal role of the courts is to decide cases according to the law, and in doing so to provide a just resolution to the dispute between the parties. The illegality defence operates to prevent the ...

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06
Nov
20
Property lawyers are well-versed in the difficulties the defence of “illegality” presents. Tinsley v Milligan itself concerned whether a party could establish a resulting trust if they ...

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06
Nov
20
As well as the very strong public interest in deterring mortgage frauds, another very important public interest was in issue in this case: that conveyancing solicitors (and by analogy other ...

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06
Nov
20
The facts of Henderson v Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust [2020] UKSC 43 are undeniably tragic: whilst in the grip of a severe psychotic episode Ms Henderson killed her ...

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23
Oct
20
Yesterday, Simon Trigger and Dominique Smith discussed the topic of fundamental dishonesty. They covered the relevant case law and talked about some things to look out for. They also discussed ...

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20
Oct
20
Francesca O’Neill successful in striking out £10 million personal injury claim in the High Court. Francesca represented the Secretary of State for Justice in this claim brought by a foreign ...

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16
Oct
20
Following the much anticipated decision of the Court of Appeal in Swift v Carpenter John Ross QC and Thomas Yarrow provide a comprehensive analysis of the difficulties accommodation claims ...

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14
Oct
20
Yesterday, Edward Bishop QC and Angus Piper took a look at the problem of accommodation claims, in light of the Court of Appeal's judgment in Swift v Carpenter which was handed down on ...

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29
Sep
20
Personal Injury analysis: Dominique Smith, barrister specialising in Personal Injury at 1 Chancery Lane, discusses the latest developments in relation to fundamental dishonesty, including how the ...

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