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Cases on jurisdiction are like torpedoes, aren’t they? You wait for one for ages, and then four come along in the space of a couple of weeks, culminating in a decision (or rather lack of it) from the Court of Justice of the European Union. In this Special Briefing the team at 1 Chancery Lane

Court of Appeal: 29 Jan 2020 Before Patten LJ, King LJ and Moylan LJ Richard Cherry of 1 Chancery Lane appeared for the Respondent instructed by Arfan Bhatti of Oliver Fisher Solicitors _______________________________ BRIEFING NOTE This note is given for information only and no reliance should be placed on it. Parties should take legal advice

Article 2, Inquests and Medical Negligence: What can we learn from the decision in (R) Maguire v Her Majesty’s Senior Coroner for Blackpool[1]? Having delivered a webinar entitled “Article 2, Inquests and Covid-19: An Update” on the 4th June 2020, it would stand to reason that the Court of Appeal would hand down a lengthy

When will a judge adjourn a hearing when faced with an application on the basis that a party is suffering from COVID-19? This was a question recently encountered by Simon Newman on an application under s.366 of the Insolvency Act 1986 requiring the Respondents to deliver up documents in their possession to a Trustee in

The team at 1CL are all of a doodah today. Not only are a number of courts re-opening today for live hearings, on Thursday the Court of Justice of the European Union released two decisions with relevance to travel lawyers, and on Friday three airlines launched judicial review proceedings against the British government. Could these

EC Regulation 261/2004, more commonly known as the ‘Denied Boarding Regulation’, sets out airline passengers’ rights to compensation, care, and assistance from air carriers if their flights are cancelled or delayed, or if they are denied boarding. Article 5(3) of the Denied Boarding Regulation states that an air carrier shall not be obliged to pay

Edward Bishop QC and Laura Johnson discuss the challenges of secondary victim cases. They consider the application of the control mechanisms set out in the case of Alcock v Chief Constable of West Midlands Police, and the appeal decision last week in the case of Paul v Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust, which considers the question

In yesterday’s webinar, Ben Hicks and Andrew Spencer examined how the current Covid-19 pandemic has created issues for employers and considered how these issues might be dealt with by the Courts. If you missed it, you can view it here The next in our weekly webinar series is taking place on 18th June, Secondary Victim

Acting in cases involving local authorities is a cornerstone of the work done by the Personal Injury group at 1 Chancery Lane. Members of Chambers have appeared in many of the leading cases over recent decades in all areas from education and social services claims to cases involving highways and local authorities’ obligations as landlord.

Whiplash Reforms

Amongst the Covid-19 pandemic, on 21st April 2020 Robert Buckland announced that the implementation date for the proposed Whiplash reforms has been put back from 1st August 2020 until “April 2021”. It is therefore opportune to consider the proposed reforms and perhaps dream of a day when such cases actually appear before the Courts once

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