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As the UK prepares for the relaxation of lockdown, Zachary Bredemear, Richard Cherry and Conor Kennedy of 1 Chancery Lane’s Property, Chancery and Commercial team offer a reminder of the restrictions on bringing proceedings and enforcement that are still in force. They look at some practical problems concerning residential and commercial landlord and tenant and

The European Court of Justice (CJEU) handed down its much anticipated judgment in X v Kuoni Travel Ltd (Case C-578-19) this morning. As expected, the CJEU concurred with the opinion of Advocate General Szpunar delivered in November last year (for which see my article in the Travel Law Quarterly here). The decision deals a significant

This week we thought we’d gather together a few thoughts on travel claims generally, from clinical negligence claims arising from treatment abroad, to holiday sickness claims, to the issues around taking timeous instructions from foreign Defendants. But really our thoughts have already turned to the Court of Justice of the European Union and its imminent

In Begum v Maran [2021] 3 WLUK 162 the Court of Appeal was asked to reconsider the decision of Jay J in Begum v Maran [2020] EWHC 1846 (QB), which was the subject of a 1CL Special Briefing back in July 2020 (Special Briefing: the Decision in Begum v Maran [2020] EWHC 1846 (QB) –

In yesterday’s webinar, Francesca O’Neill and Henk Soede provided an introduction to strike outs. They gave an update on the law, and discussed how to succeed. If you missed it, you can view it here.

After last week’s warmer, sunnier weather, the team were dismayed to be confronted, this week, by freezing temperatures. No sooner had we clocked this, than Cockerill J was asked to turn her mind to plague-related matters, and then, in Chelfat v Corbett [2021] 2 WLUK 748, Robinson J struck out a claim against a GP

Today, Monday 8th March, is International Women’s Day. In celebration of this, we are looking ahead to next year’s centenary of the first women barristers to be called to the Bar and we asked some of our women barristers what being a woman at the Bar today means to them.   To me, being a

My father was born in Kirkaldy, Fife to a Scottish mother and Iraqi father. He was raised in Baghdad and in Leith, Edinburgh. My mother trained as a midwife. My parents were ambitious for my brother and myself but as a family we had no experience of law or the legal world. I attended a

The team’s spirits have soared this week; not only have we been able to book a garden table at our favourite restaurant for 13th April, it looks as if we might not need to take the 1CL umbrellas with us. Yes, it’s Spring, and the new season brings renewed vigour and optimism to the gang.

In this webinar Francesca O’Neill and Henk Soede provide an introduction to strike outs. They give an update on the law, and discuss how to succeed. View the slides – Strike Outs: How to Win, When to Apply (and When Not To)

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