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Package holiday operators may be liable for the criminal acts of hotel employees: X v Kuoni

European Union, United Kingdom - April 8 2021 The Court of Justice of the European Union has handed down its much-awaited judgment in X v Kuoni Travel Ltd C-578/19 on the circumstances in which…

Alaina Wadsworth, Catherine McAndrew, Diane Jerry.

Local authority not vicariously liable for a corporate sub-contractor to which it had successfully delegated the day-to-day care of a child

United Kingdom - April 8 2021 The High Court has held that a local authority was not vicariously liable for abuse committed by an employee of a private children's home run by an…

Chris Wilson, Tim Riordan.

Personal injury: Concealing previous medical history can amount to fundamental dishonesty

United Kingdom - April 6 2021 A litigant in person has had her claim dismissed after concealing a lengthy previous medical history and was found to have been fundamentally…

Ryan Davis.

Court can require attendance of a legal representative in applications for wasted costs orders

United Kingdom - April 6 2021 Civil Procedure Rule 46.8(2) states that legal representatives have a choice as to whether to provide written evidence or attend a hearing in…

Catherine McAndrew.

Lies upon lies: No finding of substantial injustice where the claimant has been fundamentally dishonest

United Kingdom - March 31 2021 The High Court has considered what constitutes “substantial injustice” within s.57(2) of the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015, when considering a…

Catherine McAndrew.