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The Court of Appeal handed down the judgment in Swift v Carpenter on 9th October 2020. In this webinar, Edward Bishop QC and Angus Piper take a look at the problem of accommodation claims, the Court of Appeal’s solution in Swift v Carpenter and how things are likely to play out in the future. View


This week a number of our members braved the elements to undertake the London Legal Support Trust 10xChallenge. Due to the pandemic, the usual London Legal Walk was unable to go ahead this year so individuals were encouraged to undertake their own challenges to raise much needed funds for free legal advice charities in London


It sometimes seems that we at 1CL do nothing but show off about our successes; but that’s because there’s so much to show off about. We hope readers will indulge us with one little crow over our latest Legal 500 rankings; we are, after all, one of the strongest travel sets out there, with some


Keen observers of the present state of EU/UK “negotiations” will have spotted some developments in recent weeks and, indeed, in the last few days. While the media have been preoccupied with fishing rights and State-aid rules, the anxious attention of travel lawyers has been on the EU conflicts rules. Our Odenbreit claims and defences have


Yesterday Sarah Prager and Henk Soede discussed commonly encountered issues in the Montreal Convention. They covered: Applicability Scope Jurisdiction Limitation The nature of the event​ The nature of the injury The measure of damages If you missed it, you can view it here Our next webinar is taking place next Thursday when Russell Wilcox and


An ‘excellent set’ with ‘a deep range of experience’ and ‘unrivalled senior juniors’. These are just some of the testimonials published about 1 Chancery Lane in this year’s Legal 500 UK Bar directory. We’re delighted that 1 Chancery Lane is ranked across six of our practice areas – clinical negligence, personal injury, police law, professional


Personal Injury analysis: Dominique Smith, barrister specialising in Personal Injury at 1 Chancery Lane, discusses the latest developments in relation to fundamental dishonesty, including how the courts deal with such allegations, and what practical steps practitioners should take when dealing with, or making, such an application.   Introduction For several years, the courts have been


Bereavement Awards for Cohabitees

Earlier this year we reported on the increase in the bereavement award under s.1A of the Fatal Accidents Act 1976, and the proposed legislation to extend eligibility to cohabitees. The Fatal Accidents Act 1976 (Remedial) Order 2020 (SI 2020/1023) (“the Order”) has now been made and comes into force from 6 October 2020. The amendments


We are delighted to announce that Andrew Warnock QC has been shortlisted for the Chambers Bar Awards 2020. Andrew has been shortlisted for Personal Injury Silk of the Year. The awards are based on Chambers’ research for the 2021 edition of Chambers Bar and reflect notable achievements over the past 12 months including outstanding work,


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