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


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 »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Derek O'Sullivan QC, Michael Standing Date

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 »

CategoryArticles Author Geoffrey Brown Date

NHS Procurement: Urgent Direct Awards, Variation and Abandonment Post COVID-19

NHS bodies have been at the forefront of the Government’s response to the unprecedented public health challenge presented by Covid-19. The health service has had to undertake procurement at a… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Kelly Stricklin-Coutinho, Rose Grogan, Philippe Kuhn Date

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

Introduction The ongoing global pandemic created by Covid-19 (‘coronavirus’) has led to unprecedented restrictions on how we conduct our professional lives. In a matter of weeks, businesses around the world… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Samar Abbas Kazmi, James Bradford Date

Covid-19: the temporary framework for fiscal state aid

Kelly Stricklin-Coutinho considers the details of the European Commission’s temporary arrangement for the 17th April issue of Tax Journal. You can read her full article on Tax Journal’s website here…. Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Kelly Stricklin-Coutinho Date

Remote hearings; here to stay or just while needs must?

William Norris QC provides insight into remote hearings following some truly global hearings he has experienced while sitting as Chairman on panels for Sport Resolutions.  The particular focus of the… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author William Norris QC Date

Starbucks and Fiat Crysler: is the European Commission defending national tax regimes?

This note by Timothy Lyons QC was first published by Sweet & Maxwell Limited as “Starbucks and Fiat Chrysler: is the European Commission defending national tax regimes?” – British Tax… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Timothy Lyons QC BL Date

Important updates to PPN 02/20: Procurement guidance for contracting authorities

We provide an update further to our articles on local authority commercial contracts and procurement in a Covid-19 world on 25 March 2020 discussing two Procurement Policy Notes (PPN 01/20… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Marion Smith QC, Rose Grogan, Philippe Kuhn Date

Health & Safety at Work and Covid-19: adjusting the to the normal?

Introduction Coronavirus, and the national and global response to it, has brought about rapid and radical changes in the way that people work. The government’s guidance is that people should… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Tom van der Klugt Date

The use of statistical evidence in clinical negligence cases

Can a claimant in a clinical negligence claim who is unable to prove the precise mechanism by which a positive outcome would have been achieved still succeed on causation? Yes,… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Vaughan Jacob Date

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