Clipping the Wings of an Intermediary

Monthly Archives: 31st March 2020

Clipping the Wings of an Intermediary


With there being signs of a trend towards appointment of intermediaries to assist claimants in personal injury litigation, and with intermediaries appearing intent on exercising control over counsels’ questioning of… Read more »

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Access to medical records by personal representatives and applications in the fertility sector


Jenni Richards QC and Catherine Dobson successful in case clarifying the scope of a personal representative’s right to access medical records under the Access to Health Records Act 1990. In… Read more »

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Shrunken leagues, virtual Olympics and simulated crowds: What sport might look like post-coronavirus


Paul Hayes QC comments on the ‘flood of interest in virtual competitions’ that he predicts will arise out of the COVID-19 pandemic, for ABC News Australia. See here for the full… Read more »

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Without government guidance or PPE, doctors will have to make more unpopular choices about which lives to save


Vikram Sachdeva QC and David Lock QC write about human rights, limited resources and legal conundrums in The Independent. Without government guidance or PPE, doctors will have to make more… Read more »

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Accessing care during the coronavirus crisis – available online


Steve Broach’s webinar on accessing care during the Coronavirus Crisis is available to listen online here. In the talk, Steve provides information on “The Coronavirus Act 2019-21”, and answers questions… Read more »

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How to conduct lower value PI hearings post-Covid-19


This has been an unprecedented time for the County Courts. This article addresses the major challenges and the solutions that are being adopted in lower value PI hearings, principally Small… Read more »

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Planning Magazine’s annual law survey ranked 39 Essex Chambers’ barristers highly


Planning Magazine’s annual law survey has ranked a number of 39 Essex Chambers’ barristers highly. The annual Planning Law Survey highlights established excellence and rising talent among barristers working in… Read more »

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Intermediary served no useful role in personal injury case involving a vulnerable claimant (Morrow v Shrewsbury Rugby Union Football Club)


Emily Formby has contributed an article about the use of intermediaries during personal injury matters for the support of vulnerable witnesses. She reports on the conclusion that was drawn by… Read more »

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Contracting and Coronavirus (3/3)


This article, the third in a series of three articles, considers the effect of the common law principle of frustration in the context of the impact of Coronavirus on the… Read more »

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National Mental Capacity Forum: ‘Sharing Voices’ in Response to Covid-19


Alex Ruck Keene has helped to organise – and will be speaking at – the National Mental Capacity Forum: ‘Sharing Voices’ in Response to Covid-19. The webinar will be covering… Read more »

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