The High Court Affirms Avoidance of EL Policy

Monthly Archives: 24th November 2021

The High Court Affirms Avoidance of EL Policy


Komives and Varhelyi v Hick Lane Bedding Limited (in administration) v Am Trust Europe Limited [24.11.21] This case features a successful avoidance of an employers’ liability (EL) policy on grounds… Read more »

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Supreme Court decides the test for capacity to engage in sexual relations


The Supreme Court has dismissed the Official Solicitor’s appeal against the decision of the Court of Appeal in the case of JB, concerning capacity to make decisions about engaging in… Read more »

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Samuel Burrett and Scarlett Milligan Join 39 Essex Chambers


39 Essex Chambers is absolutely delighted to announce that Samuel Burrett and Scarlett Milligan have joined us as tenants. Sam, who joins from Pump Court Chambers, will practise across the… Read more »

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Capacity and sex – the Supreme Court decision in JB


The Supreme Court decision in A Local Authority v JB is being handed down on 24 November. In this webinar, chaired by Vikram Sachdeva QC, Parishil Patel QC, Victoria Butler-Cole… Read more »

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Success at Chambers Bar Awards 2021


Chambers is absolutely delighted to announce that our members picked up an array of awards at last night’s Chambers Bar Awards 2021. Lord Dyson accepted the overall ‘Chambers Lifetime Achievement… Read more »

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Statelessness Convention and meaning of “admissible”


The Upper Tribunal has reported its judgment in R (AZ) v Secretary of State for the Home Department (statelessness “admissible”) [2021] UKUT 284 (IAC). The issue before the Upper Tribunal… Read more »

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Mental Capacity Report – November 2021


Welcome to the November 2021 Mental Capacity Report. Highlights this month include: (1) In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: the Sexual Offences Act, care workers, and paying… Read more »

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Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report – November 2021


In the Health, Welfare and Deprivation of Liberty Report: the Sexual Offences Act, care workers, and paying for sex; and obligations that cannot be avoided in the context of decisions… Read more »

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Property and Affairs Report – November 2021


In the Property and Affairs Report: an important consultation on a scheme to enable access to funds held by financial institutions; and guidance about disclosure of medical records to attorneys… Read more »

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Practice and Procedure Report – November 2021


In the Practice and Procedure Report: In the Practice and Procedure Report: a new training video on communication and participation, the use of the inherent jurisdiction overseas, and a systemic… Read more »

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