Employment Law Update – December 2017

Published: 15/12/2017 | Employment, Newsletters

It is with great pleasure that I introduce this winter edition of our employment newsletter. In her article Emma Sole considers the EAT’s decision in Uber BV v Aslam, a case confirming that Uber drivers do indeed enjoy ‘worker’ status. The decision itself seems orthodox. Its essential message is simple: substance will prevail over form. […]

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An important decision for all personal injury practitioners: the Court of Appeal considering fundamental dishonesty in QOCS protected claims.

Published: 31/10/2017 | Costs, News

“Howlett v (1) Davies (2) Ageas Insurance Ltd [2017] EWCA Civ 1696, CA 30 October 2017. The Court of Appeal approved the interpretation of the meaning of “fundamental dishonesty” reached by HHJ Moloney QC in Gosling v (1) Hailo (2) Screwfix. Further, it was clarified that (1) there is no requirement to plead fundamental dishonesty […]

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Costs Update Newsletter

Published: 09/10/2017 | Costs, Newsletters

Following the Court of Appeal decision in Harrison v University Hospitals [2017] EWCA Civ 792, John Meredith Hardy and Helen Hobhouse have prepared articles considering the implications of this decision for costs budgeting and the detailed assessment of costs following the conclusion of a costs budgeted case. These articles contain useful guidance on the preparation […]

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Personal Injury Law Update – September 2017

Published: 21/09/2017 | Newsletters, Personal Injury

Farrar’s Building News Huw P. Davies, Editor We hope you have already received an invitation to our annual PI seminar, “Prostheses: Best Practice, Technology, Treatment and Cost”, which is taking place on Thursday 28th September. We are delighted that Toby Carlson, a highly experienced prosthetist, expert witness and director of PACE Rehabilitation, has agreed to […]

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Employment Law Update

Published: 11/08/2017 | Employment, Newsletters

The Supreme Court’s decision in R (UNISON) v Lord Chancellor [2017] UKSC 51 is undoubtedly the block­buster case of 2017. With one voice, and with one stroke, the seven Jus­tices quashed the Tribunal fees re­gime. If there was a stand-out point that resonated with the country’s most senior judges, it was the dramatic fall in […]

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Trusts and Probate Newsletter July 2017

Published: 18/07/2017 | Newsletters

Trusts and Probate Newsletter Contents Farrar’s Building News Matthew Hodson Ilott v Mitson: the most authoritative guidance to date Joshua Hedgman Challenging the formal validity of Wills Aidan O’Brien The substantial validity of Wills David Roderick To subscribe to this update please email Steve Gurnett. To download a copy of this update, please click here.   […]

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Personal Injury Law

Published: 06/06/2017 | Newsletters, Personal Injury

Contents Farrar’s Building News Roberts v. Johnstone: a new accommodation Periodical Payment Order and the new Discount Rate Pension Claims and the new Discount Rate Discrimination Claims in the Civil Courts: Is an Injury to Feeling sufficient to trigger QOCS protection Case Law Update To subscribe to this update please email Steve Gurnett. To download […]

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Education Law Update – May 2017

Published: 04/05/2017 | Newsletters

Contents News Office of the Schools Adjudicator Report 2015-6: Admission Appeals – Where are we now? Students want bang for their buck: Private law claims for breach of duty in the field of educational provision Examining University Complaints Procedures with Academic Rigor: An explanation of the role of the Office of the Independent Adjudicator for […]

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