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“But what about causation?”

Foster J handed down judgment in Norfolk CC v Durrant [2020] EWHC 3590 (QB) on 30 December 2020, in which she allowed the Defendant’s appeal on the basis that the trial judge had failed to address causation in an employer’s liability personal injury claim. The Claimant was a teaching assistant who was assaulted by a


Tenancy Announcement: Robert Parkin

1 Chancery Lane is delighted to announce the arrival of Robert Parkin. Robert is an experienced practitioner, with particular specialism in Personal Injury, Housing, Immigration and Private Client.


We have reduced opening hours over the Christmas period. Wednesday 23rd December: 8.30am – 1.00pm Thursday 24th December: Closed Friday 25th December: Closed Monday 28th December: Closed Tuesday 29th December: 9.00am – 1.30pm Wednesday 30th December: 9.00am – 1.30pm Thursday 31st December: 9.00am – 1.30pm Friday 1st January: Closed During this period our clerks will


Regular readers know that we at 1CL maintain Pollyanna levels of optimism and good cheer at all times, but even we have to admit to some small dismay at the cancellation of Christmas this year. Happily we consider ourselves one big happy family, so the 20lbs of sprouts already on the boil will not be


Medical Law Briefing – December 2020

To round off what has been a rather odd 2020, we bring you the Medical Law annual legal update, courtesy of Ella Davis and David Thomson. It has been a  busy year for reported cases in this area and so we hope you find this briefing useful. We look forward to working with you all


The High Court on 15 December 2020 handed down judgment in the case of JMH v 1. Akramy 2. Badger Group 3. NHS Commissioning Board [2020] EWHC 3445 (QB), an important decision regarding the NHS’s liability for outsourced medical treatment. The Claimant, JMH, sustained severe brain injuries on account of (allegedly) negligent medical care provided


In their webinar yesterday, Sarah Prager, Lisa Dobie, Conor Kennedy and Richard Collier donned their Christmas jumpers and took attendees on a whistle stop tour of some of the key cases of 2020 in the areas of Personal Injury, Clinical Negligence, Travel Law, Public Sector Law, Professional Negligence and Property Law. From vicarious liability to


Our hearty thanks go to all of our readers for donating so generously to Crisis at Christmas via the link provided in last week’s Weekly Roundup (First Christmas Alone — Police Dog Hogan). Our fundraising efforts have been so successful that the band has surpassed its original target figure, and is within a few percentage


In their webinar yesterday, Sarah Prager and Andrew Spencer covered the fundamental changes to the legal landscape in relation to jurisdiction and enforcement following the end of the Transition Period on 31st December. These two very experienced members of chambers also discussed how to handle the forthcoming challenges posed by the combination of Brexit and


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