Simon Browne QC

Personal Injury

Is the court bound to accept uncontroverted expert evidence: Griffiths v TUI?

In Griffiths v TUI (UK) Ltd[1] (judgment 07.10.21) the Court of Appeal considered the extent to which a court can refuse to accept uncontroverted expert evidence.  Uncontroverted here means “that there is… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Bernard Doherty Date

X v Kuoni Travel Limited

The Supreme Court (“the SC”), following guidance from the Court of Justice of the European Union (“the ECJ”), has answered some controversial questions about the Package Travel, etc., Regulations 1992… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Bernard Doherty Date

To plead or not to plead: when to plead fundamental dishonesty?

Does a defendant need to formally raise an allegation of fundamental dishonesty (‘FD’) in its pleaded case to obtain a finding of FD at trial? Since the Court of Appeal… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Vaughan Jacob Date


You can barely move for e-scooters at present.  Whether they are on your local streets being trialled by various Councils across the land or being ridden (illegally) by the growing… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Emily Formby QC, Daniel Laking Date

The Judgment in Swift v Carpenter: Accommodation Claims Revisited

What’s the issue? Injured Claimants who have a need for different accommodation brought about by their injury, and who are not in rented accommodation, are entitled to claim the cost… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Shaman Kapoor, Daniel Laking Date


On 30 October 2020 the Supreme Court handed down judgment in two appeals about the effect of illegality: Ecila Henderson v Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust [2020] UKSC 43 and Stoffel &… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Judith Ayling QC Date

Insurance Law for Personal Injury Practitioners

Many personal injury practitioners may have overlooked and/or forgotten about the Insurance Act 2015 (“the 2015 Act”). However, since there is so often an insurer standing behind the defendant to… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Edmund Townsend Date

Quintin Fraser successfully resists the Claimant’s application to appeal following a trial in which a future loss of earnings claim of £605,000 was assessed at £45,000

On 20 May 2021 Mr Justice Henshaw dismissed the Claimant’s application to appeal the judgment of Recorder Bebb QC which had been handed down on 6 April 2020.  The Claimant,… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Quintin Fraser Date

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