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TATLA Briefing – August 2018

In April 2018 the Ministry of Justice published a new Pre-Action Protocol for the Resolution of Package Travel Claims. It governs all claims arising from gastric illness during package holidays where the letter of claim was sent after 7th May 2018 and the value of the claim does not exceed £25,000 on a full liability


Angus Piper discusses the decision in Carter v Kingswood Learning and Leisure Group Ltd [2018] EWHC 1616 (QB), a reminder of a Claimant’s obligation regarding the burden of proof in personal injury claims, in an article first published on Lexis®PSL Personal Injury on 9 July 2018. Please click here for the article.


On 16th July 2018 The Supreme Court began hearing the appeal in CN & GN v Poole Borough Council. This was scheduled for one and a half days. The defendant was represented by Edward Faulks QC, Paul Stagg and Katie Ayres, instructed by Rob Hams of Wansbroughs. This appeal considered the issue of whether the case of D v


Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd v S Williams & R Waistell

The Court of Appeal has confirmed that damages are recoverable in nuisance for the encroachment of Japanese Knotweed on the neighbouring land.  Nicola Atkins acted as a junior counsel (led by Stephen Tromans QC) for the Second Respondent homeowner in an appeal brought by Network Rail. You can read the full judgment here


Pauline Carter v Kingswood Learning and Leisure Group Limited [2018] EWHC 1616 (QB) Angus Piper of 1 Chancery Lane represented the successful Defendant (Kingswood), whilst the Claimant (Mrs Carter) was represented by Simeon Maskrey QC and Richard Baker. After a liability-only trial which lasted for a total of 4 days in the QBD, Mr Justice


The High Court has firmly rejected the contention, advanced in the ongoing Kenyan Emergency Group Litigation, that fear without more is capable of being an injury so as to bring a claim within the ambit of the discretionary disapplication of the time bar provisions contained in sections 11 and 33 of the Limitation Act 1980.


Court of Appeal decision on Imposter Fraud

The Court of Appeal has today handed down judgment in the long-awaited conjoined appeals of P & P Property Ltd v Owen White & Catlin LLP and Dreamvar (UK) Ltd v Mishcon de Reya. It is not good news for conveyancing solicitors and their insurers. Each case involved a fraudulent property transaction carried out by


Chambers are please to confirm the appointment of Laura Johnson and Saleem Khalid to the Independent Appeal Panel for the Lambeth Childrens Home Redress Scheme


Queen’s Bench Division, 09 May 2018 Interlocutory judgment on the application of parliamentary privilege in the ongoing Kenyan Emergency Group Litigation. Simon P G Murray acts for the Foreign Office. http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWHC/QB/2018/1070.html


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