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The 8th edition of the Ogden Tables was published on Friday July 17th. It has been about nine years since a new edition was published and the 8th edition recommends some changes of approach. In this webinar, Paul Stagg, Andrew Spencer, Francesca O’Neill and Christopher Pask navigate practitioners through these changes. View the slides here

In this latest Briefing, with recent news in mind that members of the emergency services involved in responding to the Grenfell Tower disaster are bringing claims for psychiatric injury, Ella Davis discusses the fascinating but tricky topic of the law relating to claims by rescuers.  Dominique Smith writes about the liability of the fire and

Andrew Goodman looks at preparing for cross-border and international mediation, and covers: Mediator selection The role and responsibilities in international work Jurisdictional issues Cross-cultural factors, language and understanding Lawyer and client preparation Enforcement of settlement agreements View the slides here – Preparing for Cross-Border and International Mediation – July 2020 Take a look at our

Limitation issues seem particularly rife in claims for professional negligence, and last week the Court of Appeal added to an already prestigious canon with judgment in the case of Holt v Holley & Steer Solicitors [2020] EWCA Civ 851. The Claimant brought a claim in negligence against her former solicitors who had acted for her

Last week we reported that after a catastrophic four months cruise operators had finally been able to restart sailing, albeit initially in a fairly limited way. This week the FCO administered what can only be described as a kick in the ballast to an already beleaguered industry. Not to be outdone, the CMA has donned

The ‘new normal’ for Statutory Demands and Winding Up Petitions under the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 On 26 June 2020 the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (‘the 2020 Act’) finally entered force.  Now it is in its final form, Simon Newman and Christopher Pask of 1 Chancery Lane’s Property, Chancery & Commercial

In yesterday’s webinar, Sarah Prager and Andrew Spencer debated whether the decision in X v Kuoni remains good law in light of the new Regulations and the subsequent decisions in Morrison Supermarkets v various Claimants, Barclays Bank Plc v various Claimants, and Haringey Borough Council v FZO. They debated the ongoing controversy arising from the

Paul Stagg and Lisa Dobie look at calculating dependency claims under the Fatal Accidents Act 1976. The webinar provides: A practical guide to calculating FAA claims; A practical introduction / refresher to calculating FAA claims, with a particular focus on calculating dependency claims. View the slides here – Claims under the Fatal Accidents Act. Take

Introduction A few weeks ago, I wrote about the principles involved in assessing damages in cases involving breaches of data protection legislation.  Now, I thought it might be useful to similarly consider the question of damages in the context of the tort of the misuse of private information (MPI).  Below I try to explain the

Much has been written recently about the unwillingness or inability of airlines, travel agents and tour operators to provide holidaymakers with refunds for holidays cancelled or otherwise affected by the Covid-19 pandemic and the measures taken worldwide in response to it. Put briefly, where a flight is cancelled, pursuant to Regulation 8 of the Denied

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