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When One Door Closes

Diane Heeds v The Chief Constable of the Cleveland Police & Tascor Services Limited [2018] EHWC 810 QB

Peter Forshaw
Peter Forshaw Partner

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“Lack of candour” lands Pursuer with expenses

The Inner House of the Court of Session has held that, while a pursuer’s claim for personal injuries had been exaggerated, it was not appropriate to…

Seonaid Busby
Seonaid Busby Partner

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Forum shopping in asbestos claims

Court of Session ruling prioritises place of manifestation above place of exposure when determining legal jurisdiction in a recent asbestos case.


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BREXIT COUNTDOWN: 365 days remain to crystallize the implementation period

Jacqui Bickerton considers whether the agreement for an implementation period between the UK and European Union (“EU”) will be successfully achieved.

Jacqui Bickerton
Jacqui Bickerton Principal Associate

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High Court ruling on Principals' liability

A High Court judgement, on an application for Judicial Review, has upheld a decision of the Financial Ombudsman Service (“FOS”) that a Principal, as…

James Denison
James Denison Partner

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Extra time for D&O claims?

This decision is indicative of the approach that the courts of England and Wales will follow in relation to limitation issues and the knowledge of…

Ling Ong
Ling Ong Partner

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Weightmans secures unanimous decision in court of Appeal.

The Court of Appeal has today, 13 March 2018, overturned Mr Justice Teare’s decision of 6 November 2017 and handed down a unanimous decision in favour…

Ling Ong
Ling Ong Partner

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Part 36 offers - taking money off the table without losing your costs advantage

The decision of Foskett J in Ballard v Sussex NHS Foundation Trust will be of interest to defendants intending to make reduced Part 36 offers: take…

James Denison
James Denison Partner

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