A change in company law offers new comfort to those who fear being deprived of their personal injury damages by wrongful stripping of corporate assets.

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A change in company law offers new comfort to those who fear being deprived of their personal injury damages by wrongful stripping of corporate assets.


Personal injury practitioners dutifully scanning their daily Lawtels in July may have omitted to read the Supreme Court decision in Sevilleja v. Marex Financial Limited[i], believing that the reference in… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author James Todd QC Date

The Return to Work After Lockdown


James Todd QC considers employers’ health and safety duties[i] As we enter the second phase of the national battle against Covid-19 it is possible to discern a change in the… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author James Todd QC Date

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 »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Susan Rodway QC Date

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 »

CategoryNews, Articles Author James Todd QC, Emma Corkill Date

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 »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Bernard Doherty Date

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

Clinical Negligence A Practical Guide: Product Liability in a Medical Context


Neil Block QC, Romilly Cummerson and Emma Corkill have written a chapter, titled ‘Product liability in a medical context‘ in the Eighth Edition of Lewis and Buchan: Clinical Negligence A… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Neil Block QC, Romilly Cummerson, Emma Corkill 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

A most expensive trip to the supermarket: “the use of vehicles” under the Motor Insurance Directives (Michael McParland QC)


On 15 November 2018, in case C-648/17 BTA Baltic Insurance Company, the European Court of Justice (“CJEU”) ruled on whether the concept of the “use of vehicles” in the Motor… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Michael McParland QC Date

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