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Simon Newman and Francesca O’Neill have both been appointed to the Attorney General’s C Panel of Junior Counsel to the Crown. They are appointed to the Panel for a period of five years, commencing 1st September 2020.


Sarah Prager, barrister at 1 Chancery Lane, and Scott Rigby, partner and international injuries lawyer at Stewarts Law, examine whether it’s time to revisit the concept of ‘bodily injury’ within the meaning of the Montreal Convention. Relevant Provisions of the Montreal Convention The Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air


Retrospective changes introduced by the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 to the wrongful trading regime to mitigate the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. On 26 June 2020 the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (“the 2020 Act”) finally entered into force.  Since then Simon Newman and Christopher Pask of 1 Chancery Lane’s Property,


Regular readers will know that we at 1CL are not ones to criticise, but even our legendary patience is being tested to breaking point by the various rule changes on quarantine. Not only are holidaymakers left scrambling to get back from popular holiday destinations before the new rules take effect, it seems that tour operators


Yesterday Sarah Prager and Dominique Smith delivered the second in our summer Back to Basics webinar series, looking at the topic of Accident Claims under the Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations 2018. They explored the topics of: Limitation Identifying the correct Defendant(s) Lay evidence as to accident circumstances: the Claimant, other guests, hotel


In the third of our summer Back to Basics series, Back to Basics: Limitation in Personal Injury Cases, Paul Stagg and Susanna Bennett examine limitation issues in personal injury cases, giving practitioners an up-to-date understanding on when the primary limitation period starts to run against a claimant, and when the limitation period can be disapplied.


On Thursday, Ben Hicks and Conor Kennedy delivered the first in our summer Back to Basics webinar series, looking at the topic of Causation. They considered the first principles of causation and addressed some of the practical problems frequently encountered in relation to it when litigating personal injury and clinical negligence claims. Topics for discussion


After a few days of weather for which the only proper adjective is ‘scorchio’, those returning from their beach holidays abroad and now stuck in quarantine (see, for one, the Transport Secretary), may well have found the back garden as bountiful as the Balearics when it comes to the old British art of tan-crafting. With


In the second webinar in our summer Back to Basics series, Back to Basics: Accident Claims under the Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations 2018, Sarah Prager and Dominique Smith explore the topics of: Limitation Identifying the correct Defendant(s) Lay evidence as to accident circumstances: the Claimant, other guests, hotel staff and others Obtaining


This week we look two recent decisions relating to accidents abroad: the first, a High Court decision on the assessment of damages under foreign law for a catastrophic Spanish cycling accident, and the associated costs considerations (a case where Matthew Chapman QC acted for the claimant); the second, a Court of Appeal decision which sets


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