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Maurice Rifat successfully recovers gold on behalf of a Claimant who had used a forged passport and a false identity to set up the account under which it was held. In Kitover v Galmarley Ltd (t/a Bullionvault.com) [2021] EWHC 809 (Ch), the case originally started life as a stakeholder claim under CPR 86 brought by


In this webinar Laura Johnson and Richard Collier provide an introduction to managing occupational stress claims. The session covers the fundamental legal principles and provides some practical tips for managing these complex claims. It also includes consideration of stress claims in the Covid era. This webinar is suitable for fee earners new to this work


The Weekly Roundup: The Easter Edition

We hope that our readers will, like the team, have returned to work much refreshed and raring to go after the Easter Bank Holiday break. The 1CL Easter Egg Hunt was a predictably competitive affair, of course, but we were able to prise ourselves away from the consumption of our own body weight in chocolate


PI & Clinical Negligence analysis: David Thomson, barrister at 1 Chancery Lane, examines how qualified one-way cost shifting (QOCS) operates in practice by considering recent case law and developments. QOCS was introduced on 1 April 2013 as part of the Jackson costs reforms following the removal of a claimant’s right to recover additional liabilities from


It is important to remember that reasonable supervision by teachers does not require them to see every action of every pupil, no matter what the circumstances might be. Indeed, over-supervision, particularly with high-school age children, can be potentially damaging in that it removes any element of trust and may impair their learning and the development


As you would expect, from midnight last night the team at 1CL have been a blur of sporting activity, dusting down the various 1CL bats, clubs and racquets and venturing forth to participate in the Prime Minister’s ‘Summer of Sport’. But mens sana in corpore sano, as dear old Juvenal used to say, and we’ve


PI & Clinical Negligence analysis: David Thomson, barrister at 1 Chancery Lane, examines how fundamental dishonesty operates in practice by considering recent case law and developments. Any consideration of Fundamental dishonesty (FD) requires a brief review of the statute and the CPR. Statute Section 57 of the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 (CJCA 2015)


In yesterday’s webinar, Zachary Bredemear, Richard Cherry and Conor Kennedy offered a reminder of the restrictions on bringing proceedings and enforcement that are still in force, as the UK prepares for the relaxation of lockdown. They looked at some practical problems concerning residential and commercial landlord and tenant issues, and insolvency/debt recovery through scenarios that


On 24 March 2021 regulations were laid before parliament to further extend the protections introduced under the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (CIGA).  CIGA originally introduced a number of measures designed to protect companies and directors who were struggling during the pandemic.  These measures had originally been implemented to expire at the end of


This week marks the first anniversary of the Weekly Roundup. It’s hard to believe that it was a year ago that we at 1CL decided to bring a little sunshine to our readers’ drab lives, like a Legal Dame Edna Everage. But what a year it’s been! We launched our ever-popular 1CL Webinar series and


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