Lloyd’s Bank / HBOS Review – Sir David Foskett appointed to chair independent panel


Lloyd’s Bank / HBOS Review – Sir David Foskett appointed to chair independent panel

It has been announced today that Sir David Foskett has been appointed to chair the independent panel which will re-assess direct and consequential losses suffered by victims of the fraud… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Sir David Foskett Date

Vicarious liability on the move

Lord Reed opened his judgment in Cox (Respondent) v Ministry of Justice (Appellant)[1] (“Cox”) by quoting the now well-known statement of Lord Phillips in Various Claimants v Catholic Child Welfare… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Ruth Keating Date

Virtual Local Authority Meetings

Meetings of councils and their committees tend to involve a lot of people and a variable quality of biscuits. They are though vitally important as the democratic and very public… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Richard Harwood OBE QC Date

The Supreme Court moves with the times – reasonable damages for surrogacy arrangements are recoverable

Whittington Hospital NHS Trust (Appellant) v XX (Respondent) [2020] UKSC 14 On 1 April 2020, the Supreme Court handed down a majority judgment in Whittington Hospital NHS Trust (Appellant) v… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Samantha Jones Date

Some Thoughts on Remote Hearings

Rosie Scott carried out a remote hearing in the Court of Protection yesterday. Here are her thoughts: Yesterday I had my first remote hearing in the Court of Protection, with… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Rosie Eleanor Scott Date

Planning, Environment and Property Newsletter – 2 April 2020

Welcome to this week’s bumper edition of 39 Essex’s Planning, Environment and Property newsletter.  It has been another fast-moving week, and while Covid-19 clearly presents the development industry with a… Read more »

CategoryNews, Newsletters Author Richard Wald QC, James Burton, David Sawtell, Jonathan Darby, Stephanie David, Gethin Thomas, Tom van der Klugt Date

L2 Construction Series: An Interview with TAN SWEE IM: CONSTRUCTION SERIES So What Happens When the MCO is Lifted?

International arbitrator Tan Swee Im will provide insight and information on the impact of COVID-19 on the construction industry through an interview with L2 Construction Series.  She will share her… Read more »

CategoryNews, Seminars & Webinars Author Swee Im Tan Date

Coronavirus Act 2020 – Social Care and SEND Guidance Note for England

This note has been written by the 39 Essex Chambers public law team in response to some of the many queries we have had about the implications of the Coronavirus… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Jenni Richards QC, Fenella Morris QC, Victoria Butler-Cole QC, Adam Fullwood, Neil Allen, Sian Davies, Alexander Ruck Keene, Steve Broach , Nicola Kohn Date

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 »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Geoffrey Brown Date

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 »

CategoryNews Author Jenni Richards QC, Catherine Dobson, Stephanie David Date

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