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Successful defence of a multimillion pound occupational stress case: Piepenbrock v London School of Economics
  • 1 Chancery Lane
  • United Kingdom
  • October 5 2018

Following a ten day trial in July, Nicola Davies J has dismissed a claim brought by a teaching fellow against his former employer, the LSE. The claim


The ‘Illegality’ Defence rears its ugly head again.
  • 1 Chancery Lane
  • United Kingdom
  • September 18 2018

In the Judgment in Stoffel v Grondona 2018 EWCA Civ 2031 handed down on 13th September 2018, the Court of Appeal held that a solicitors’ firm was


Damages in Motor Fraud Cases
  • 1 Chancery Lane
  • United Kingdom
  • September 18 2018

In cases of proven motor insurance fraud there are a number of punitive measures which can potentially be visited upon perpetrators. Proceedings for


QOCS Update - Three recent wins for defendants
  • 1 Chancery Lane
  • United Kingdom
  • September 18 2018

This provision permits a defendant in personal injury proceedings (which are governed by the QOCS regime) with a costs order in its favour to recover


Recovery Costs Following Settlement And Discontinuance
  • 1 Chancery Lane
  • United Kingdom
  • September 18 2018

In two recent appeal cases have clarified the position of a defendant wishing to recover its cost from a claimant following discontinuance. In


No crime without malice
  • 1 Chancery Lane
  • United Kingdom
  • September 13 2018

In Rees & Ors v Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis 2018 EWCA Civ 1587, the Court of Appeal grappled with the question of whether a police


FCO defeats the first test claim in the Kenyan emergency group litigation
  • 1 Chancery Lane
  • United Kingdom
  • August 15 2018

In what may be one of the longest civil High Court trials (223 days), on 2 August 2018, Stewart J handed down judgment in the first of 25 test cases


Article 2 Claim Arising Out of Police Shooting Successfully Defended: Joseph and others v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis
  • 1 Chancery Lane
  • United Kingdom
  • August 7 2018

Judgment has today been handed down by the Central London County Court following a seven day trial in claims brought by relatives of Mr Dean Joseph


Inquest touching the death of Nigel Handscomb
  • 1 Chancery Lane
  • United Kingdom
  • August 3 2018

The inquest into the death of Nigel Thomas Handscomb has concluded that neglect contributed to his death. Mr Handscomb died on the 21st August 2017


Supreme Court: James Bowen & Others -v- The Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis 2018 UKSC40
  • 1 Chancery Lane
  • United Kingdom
  • July 26 2018

The Supreme Court has unanimously allowed the appeal in James-Bowen (and Others) (Respondents) v The Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis