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Discretion of the Bar Standards Board
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 6 2012

Mr Islam, the appellant, unsuccessfully appealed against a decision of the Qualifications Committee of the Bar Standards Board (BSB) upholding the refusal of the Head of Education Standards of BSB to exercise its discretion to allow him to undertake the Bar Vocational Course (BVC


Public liability: school training expedition
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 1 2013

Court of Appeal confirms school was not liable following the death of a pupil during an adventure training exercise


Duty to provide adequate supervision: injury at school
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 14 2012

A local authority was not liable for injury sustained by a pupil when he was hit by a golf club during a lesson; adequate supervision provided; the teacher could not have been expected to see every action of a group of pupils at all times


Up a gum tree
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 1 2011

Liability for accidents caused by falling trees is not a new area of law


Defect in highway pavement or carriageway?
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 30 2008

The Claimant claimed damages for injuries sustained as a result of catching her foot and tripping in a depression in a residential road


Consultation: charging arrangements for residential social care
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 8 2010

The Department of Health has published a consultation paper seeking views on proposed changes to the charging regulations to include treatment of personal injury compensation


Occupier’s liability for slip on wet floor
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 12 2011

Court of Appeal upholds first instance decision that school was not liable for slip; the Defendant had a reasonable system in place


Harvey v Plymouth City Council 29.7.10
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 15 2010

Occupier not liable for serious injuries following fall over a tripping hazard at night; there was no implied consent to the Claimant's activities at the time


£82 million on pavement slips and trips
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 11 2009

English councils have paid out more than £82 million in the last five years in compensation for injuries sustained by people tripping over on pavements


Valentine v Transport for London and London Borough of Hounslow
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 15 2010

On 4 April 2006 Mr Valentine was leaving an industrial estate adjacent to the A4 Great West Road in Brentford on his motorbike when he skidded and fell