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The Court of Appeal judgment has been handed down this morning in the important secondary victim case of Paul v Royal Wolverhampton NHS Foundation Trust and the two linked cases of Polmear v Royal Cornwall Hospital NHS Trust and Purchase v Ahmed.  Laura Johnson of 1 Chancery Lane acts for the Claimants in Paul, led

In the second of their two webinars on Limitation, David Thomson and Francesca O’Neill present the hot limitation topics in clinical negligence of Section 14 on date of knowledge and Section 33 on the Court’s right to exercise its discretion not to apply the 3 year limitation period. They set out the relevant aspects of

HHJ Karen Walden-Smith sitting as a Judge of the High Court, heard evidence and submissions over the course of 5 days from 29th November 2021 to 3rd December 2021. The claim was brought by Freddie Tylicki, a professional flat-race jockey, who had been left paraplegic after his horse was caused to trip and fall following

The Weekly Roundup: We’re Back!

We trust that readers have bounded back to work refreshed and invigorated by their time off over the Christmas holidays, and ready for another exciting year at the international coalface. 2021 saw the resolution of the long running litigation in X v Kuoni and arising out of the Tunisian terrorist massacre, and, finally, the resolution

Laura Johnson appointed Queen’s Counsel

1 Chancery Lane is delighted to announce that Laura Johnson has been appointed Queen’s Counsel in the new Silk appointments announced by the Lord Chancellor today. Laura was called to the Bar in 2001 and acts in valuable, complex, sensitive and high profile claims for claimants and defendants in the fields of clinical negligence, personal

Lord Faulks QC and Angus Piper of 1 Chancery Lane represented the Claimant, Freddie Tylicki, in a successful action against his fellow flat race professional jockey, Graham Gibbons, arising out of the latter’s riding at Kempton in October 2016, which led to Tylicki’s horse being brought down and has sadly left Tylicki in a wheelchair

We have reduced opening hours over the Christmas period. 23rd December: 8.30am – 1.00pm 24th December: Closed 27th December: Closed – Bank Holiday 28th December: Closed – Bank Holiday 29th December: 9.00am – 1.30pm 30th December: 9.00am – 1.30pm 31st December: 9.00am – 1.30pm 3rd January: Closed – Bank Holiday During this period our clerks

The Weekly Roundup: the Bucks Fizz Edition

What’s the best champagne cocktail? It’s a question almost as vexed as the great Muppets Christmas Carol v Blackadder Christmas Carol debate. The team has been investigating the matter with our usual diligent thoroughness this week, and for us, the Bellini just about beats the Kir Royale to the top spot, with Bucks Fizz an

In Thursday’s webinar, Edward Bishop QC, Zachary Bredemear, Sarah Prager, Robert Parkin and Anirudh Mandagere donned their Christmas jumpers and took attendees on a whistle stop tour of some of the key cases of 2021. They covered personal injury, clinical negligence, travel law, property law and police law in an informative, fun and fast-paced roundup. If

In Thursday’s webinar, Richard Cherry and Robert Parkin considered two of the most common issues for residential landlords and tenants. They looked at issues for those representing landlords and tenants concerning unlawful eviction claims and the possibilities for lawful eviction of occupiers who may lack the full protection of the Housing Act 1988 and/or Protection from

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