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1 Chancery Lane is pleased to announce that Terence Wong has taken up a post in the British Virgin Islands. He will be joining Appleby and will be called to the Bar of the British Virgin Islands. Terence will remain a member of Chambers and of its commercial practice group. Members of the group are
Although District Judges have been taking the view that the costs of the CCMC at which costs budgeting is taking place are incurred for the purpose of budgeting for future costs, this has now been codified by a revision to the Practice Direction. Often the costs were split in the CCMC phase for – [Assumptions]
We all woke up to the news that Thomas Cook had collapsed, entering into compulsory liquidation. Not only was this troubling news for holidaymakers due to go on holiday, and indeed those stranded abroad, it was also concerning for litigants currently seeking (or contemplating seeking) compensation for injuries that occurred during the course of their
HHJ Berkley gave judgment for the Defendant this week in Winchester County Court in the claim of Penelope Smith v The Royal Bournemouth & Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Angus Piper of 1 Chancery Lane represented the Defendant at trial. The Claimant claimed for personal injuries which she contended were negligently caused by her employer
Paul Stagg, author of the Pension Loss chapter in Kemp & Kemp, will be speaking today at the PIBA Seminar on Avoiding being negligent: how to understand and litigate pension loss claims. .
1 Chancery Lane are delighted to announce that Andrew Warnock QC has been appointed a Recorder. He has been assigned to the Civil Sector on the Midland Circuit.
Jack Harding, barrister at 1 Chancery Lane, and Paul McClorry, Head of Travel Law at Hudgells solicitors, consider whether the special rules governing matters relating to insurance in section 3 of the Recast Brussels Regulation apply to claims made wholly or partly on a subrogated basis by an insurer suing in the name of its
On 31st July 2019 the High Court handed down judgment in Labbadia v Alitalia (2019) EWHC 2103 (QB). The Claimant had slipped on snow or ice as he descended a set of aircraft steps at Milan Linate airport in Italy. He alleged that his injuries were caused by an ‘accident’ within the meaning of Article
If, like me, you spent 7 hours on a train without air conditioning on the hottest day of the year (see, “Travel Chaos” across all media), you will have had ample time to skim the decision (if properly so-called) of the Supreme Court in X v Kuoni  UKSC 37 (published 24 July 2019). If