Mental Capacity Guidance Note: A Brief Guide To Carrying Out Capacity Assessments – March 2019

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Mental Capacity Guidance Note: A Brief Guide To Carrying Out Capacity Assessments – March 2019


This purpose of this document is to provide for social workers and those working in front-line clinical settings a brief overview of the law and principles relating to the assessment… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Victoria Butler-Cole QC, Simon Edwards, Neil Allen, Katharine Scott, Alexander Ruck Keene, Annabel Lee, Nicola Kohn, Katherine Barnes Date

Winstone v MGN – Article By Richard Spearman QC


In this article Richard Spearman QC discusses the issues raised in Winstone and Others v MGN Ltd [2019] EWHC (Ch) 265 in which he represented the defendant. The application arose… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Richard Spearman QC Date

What Happens When A Solicitor Provides The Client With No Guidance As To Costs?


Simon Edwards represents a client in a successful claim to reduce a solicitor’s bill by over 75%. To see a synopsis of the case, please click here.

CategoryNews, Articles Author Simon Edwards Date

Cameron (Respondent) v Liverpool Victoria Insurance Co Limited (Appellant)


The Supreme Court has unanimously held in Cameron v Liverpool Victoria Insurance Co Ltd that the driver of a car, who was not anonymous but could not just be identified,… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Christian Du Cann Date

Not Knowing The Amount Of Compensation Award (EXB (A Protected Party By His Mother And Litigation Friend) V FDZ And Others)


Personal Injury analysis: What happens when a claimant, and protected party, is best off not knowing the amount of their compensation award? Emily Formby, barrister at 39 Essex Chambers, considers… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Emily Formby Date

Foreign Office Travel Advisory: Service Of An Enforcement Order On A Sovereign State Must Be Effected Through The FCO


‘A recent decision of Males LJ in the English Commercial Court, General Dynamics United Kingdom Ltd v Libya, held that service of an order permitting the claimant to enforce an arbitral award against a sovereign… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author David Hopkins Date

Cross-Border Litigation, Limitation Periods & Overriding Mandatory Provisions


Are limitation periods “overriding mandatory provisions” within the meaning of both the Rome II and Rome I Regulations, so that a forum court can override a shorter limitation period in… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Michael McParland QC Date

The Post-Brexit Insurance Deal Between The UK And Switzerland: Déjà Vu All Over Again


News from Davos The Treasury announced today (25 January 2019) that the Chancellor of the Exchequer has signed an agreement at Davos with Switzerland intended to replicate the effects of… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Michael McParland QC Date

Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments in a No-Deal Brexit: Au revoir Brussels?


A No Deal Brexit & The Brussels Regime As part of its preparations for the No Deal Brexit, the Government has published The Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments (Amendment) (EU Exit)… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Michael McParland QC Date

“No Deal Brexit”: The New EU Update On Civil Justice & Private International Law


The European Commission has today (18 January 2019) published a new “no-deal Brexit” notice on the withdrawal of the UK and its effect in the field of Civil Justice and… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Michael McParland QC Date

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