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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


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.


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