Category: Travel & Cross Border Claims
14
May
21
Introduction The liability regime created by Article 17 of the Montreal Convention is a double-edged sword. Wielded with care, the cause of action is a potent ...

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11
May
21
Adding insult to injury: Sarah Prager & Chris Deacon outline why the government’s recent Vnuk policy decision is worrying news for serious injury victims. On 21 ...

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10
May
21
We’re glad to see that things have settled down somewhat after last week’s excitement; at one point, everywhere we looked people seemed to be arguing with each other. If it wasn’t politicians ...

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06
May
21
The recent decision of the Court of Appeal in White Lion Hotel v James [2021] 2 WLR 911 provides a reminder that a Claimant who chooses to run an obvious risk may sometimes be successful in ...

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04
May
21
The team was distracted from setting up the 1CL Wicker Man this week by a number of robust decisions from all quarters. Trower J in Mohamed v Khalil [2021] 4 WLUK 266 dealt vigorously with a ...

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28
Apr
21
In one of the first cases on refunds in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic the Scottish Sheriff Court, in Dumfries & Galloway Council v NST Travel Group Limited [2021] 4 WLUK 156, has ...

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26
Apr
21
As well as bringing the annual 1CL Uncorking of the Sun Screen ceremony, this week has seen a number of notable case management decisions, and another determination by the Court of Justice of the ...

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19
Apr
21
We’d be interested to know how many chargeable hours have been spent comparing caterpillar cakes recently; certainly we at 1CL have done very little else this week. Of course, nothing compares to ...

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12
Apr
21
This week we thought we’d use a couple of recent cases to illustrate a pleading point and a procedural point surprisingly often forgotten, though naturally not by us. Next week we will bring you a ...

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