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Student unsuccessful in claim for negligent teaching against Oxford University
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 22 2018

A degree from one of the UK’s most prestigious universities comes at a price. Thousands of students invest financially and emotionally to compete for

Vicarious Liability - Armes v Nottinghamshire County Council
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 18 2017

Vicarious liability requires (1) the necessary relationship between the defendant and the wrongdoer, and (2) the necessary connection between that

Abuse of children by foster parents: Who is ultimately responsible?
  • Hugh James Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • October 18 2017

Today, the Supreme Court handed down the long-awaited judgement about who is liable for the sexual abuse of children in foster care. This decision

Excluding liability for terrorism
  • Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BLP)
  • United Kingdom
  • August 11 2016

One of our clients was recently surprised to see a consultant engineer request a complete exclusion of liability relating to terrorism. Could this be

Asbestos; Prime Minister promises review of compensation for military victims
  • Bolt Burdon Kemp
  • United Kingdom
  • November 6 2015

Service personnel who have been injured by the negligence of their colleagues or chain of command, or by the procedures set in place by the MoD, have

Police investigations a human right
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 22 2015

The Claimants DSD and NBV were two of the victims of a serial rapist. At first instance the Judge found that that there had been failures by the

Supreme Court restates when police forces are liable in negligence
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 31 2015

The claimants were the parents and children of Joanna Michael, who was murdered by her ex-partner. Ms Michael made a 999 call advising that her

Delegation, delegation, delegation, that's what you need: Woodland v Essex CC in the Supreme Court
  • 1 Chancery Lane
  • United Kingdom
  • October 23 2013

The Supreme Court has today (October 23rd 2013) handed down its unanimous decision in Woodland v Essex CC 2013 UKSC 66, reversing the decisions of

The limits of combat immunity
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • United Kingdom, Canada
  • July 17 2013

The claims in three cases against the UK's Ministry of Defence (MoD) arose from military operations in Iraq, in which soldiers were either killed or

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.