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

Ashley Pratt Joins Chambers


We are delighted to announce that Ashley Pratt has joined Chambers from 7 Bedford Row. Ashley has an extensive civil and commercial practice being instructed on high value cases and… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Ashley Pratt Date

Chambers Launch Civil Liability Arbitration and Adjudication Schemes


As one of the world-leading arbitration sets, and in direct response to the listing delays caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, 39 Essex Chambers are delighted to present an exciting fixed fee… Read more »

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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

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

How to conduct lower value PI hearings post-Covid-19


This has been an unprecedented time for the County Courts. This article addresses the major challenges and the solutions that are being adopted in lower value PI hearings, principally Small… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Philippe Kuhn Date

Intermediary served no useful role in personal injury case involving a vulnerable claimant (Morrow v Shrewsbury Rugby Union Football Club)


Emily Formby has contributed an article about the use of intermediaries during personal injury matters for the support of vulnerable witnesses. She reports on the conclusion that was drawn by… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Emily Formby Date

COVID-19: a new dawn for injury litigation?


As we wake up in a world only previously predicted by science fiction writers, lawyers face significant new challenges to ensure that injured claimants are able to obtain access to… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Sadie Crapper Date

QB Masters allow parties to increase normal 28-day extension to 56-days


In two CCMC hearings at the High Court yesterday before Master Davison and now today before Master Cook, the parties in two high value PI actions by their respective Counsel… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Christian Du Cann Date

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