Fatal Accident Act Claims

Monthly Archives: 27th April 2020

Fatal Accident Act Claims

Emily Formby will provide a webinar focussing on a  practical approach to Fatal Accident Act claims, drilling into some of the trickier aspects of quantification including “wealth creators” and unusual… Read more »

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39 Essex Chambers presents a Planning Webinar Series, 39 from 39: Episode 1 – Tuesday 28th April

Episode 1 will consider: Green belt development after R(on the application of Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)) v North Yorkshire County Council [2020] UKSC 3 (presented by Richard Harwood QC… Read more »

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Successful Remote Hearing of Nullity Plea before Williams J: Padero-Mernagh v Mernagh (Queen’s Proctor Intervening) [2020] EWFC 27

Simon Murray acted for the Queen’s Proctor (an ancient office held by the Treasury Solicitor, who represents the interests of the Crown in matters of Divorce) who had intervened in… Read more »

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Planning, Environment and Property Newsletter – 23rd April 2020

Welcome to this week’s bumper edition of our Planning, Environment and Property newsletter.  We hope that you are all keeping safe and well. We have put together a diverse range… Read more »

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Coronavirus & Arbitration: Institutional Responses, Challenges and Practical Tips (Part Two)

In the second of two articles (part one here) looking at the impact of coronavirus on international arbitration,[1] we consider the following two questions: What challenges must arbitration overcome in… Read more »

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EXE v Governors of the Royal Naval School [2020] EWHC 596 QB

On 13 March 2020 Griffiths J handed down judgment in favour of the Defendants in this complex case. Background The Defendants employed a 30 year old man “Hughes” as a… Read more »

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What standard of care should hospitals be held to in the Covid-19 outbreak?

Introduction It is no secret that Covid-19 is placing huge strain on the NHS, with ramifications across all parts of an already stretched organisation. Hospitals nationwide have been told to… Read more »

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Is a territorial limit in a policy of insurance a jurisdiction agreement?

In Hutchinson v (1) Mapfre (2) Ice Mountain Ibiza S.L. [2020] EWHC 178 (QB), C suffered serious personal injury while on holiday in Spain.  He visited a club run by… Read more »

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Farah v Abdullahi & Ors [2020] EWHC 825 (QB) (08 April 2020)

Derek O’Sullivan QC, leading Michael Standing, successfully acted for the Fourth Defendant in this 8-day liability and causation trial before Mr Justice Linden. The trial concerned the catastrophic brain injuries… Read more »

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Avoidance of EL Policies

There is a perception that employers’ liability policies are not avoidable for non-disclosure or misrepresentation.  But that should not, in my opinion, be taken to be the legal position. There… Read more »

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