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Medical Law Briefing – June 2021

An Introduction to Capacity: Part I

Welcome to another edition of the 1 Chancery Lane Clinical Negligence team briefing. In this edition Ella Davis and Susanna Bennett take a look at the procedural and legal framework relating to mental capacity. Capacity arises…

Personal Injury Briefing – May 2021

S 2(2). of the Occupiers Liability Act 1957 sets out the persuasively simple proposition that an occupier owes a duty to take such care as is reasonable to see that its visitors are reasonably safe when using the premises for the purposes…

TATLA Newsletter – May 2021

Special Briefing: Foreign Rules in the English Courts

In the post-Brexit era the courts of England and Wales have been faced with a tsunami of claims issued on the cusp of Brexit Day. A number of recent developments raise some intriguing questions…

Personal Injury Briefing – January 2021

This briefing considers two recent cases that will be of interest to injury practitioners.  The first, Head v Culver Heating Limited is an interesting decision in which the Court of Appeal considers the difference between loss of earnings generated by work and…

Briefing – Covid: Practice and Procedure

Although the start of 2021 has not been as auspicious as we would have wished,  Happy New Year from all at 1 Chancery Lane.

Despite everyone’s hopes that 2021 would start more favourably than 2020 ended it seems restrictions to protect the…

Medical Law Briefing – December 2020

To round off what has been a rather odd 2020, we bring you the Medical Law annual legal update, courtesy of Ella Davis and David Thomson. It has been a  busy year for reported cases in this area and so we hope…

Inquests Briefing – November 2020

There have been a number of recent developments of interest to those who practice in the coroners’ courts. As a result the 1 Chancery Lane Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence groups have joined forces to provide an update for your assistance.


Medical Law Briefing – November 2020

Undoubtedly, 2020 has been a year where parties will have faced difficulty in progressing claims owing to the lockdown / semi lockdown state of flux we have found ourselves in. Parties will want to ensure that claims keep pressing forward to a…

Personal Injury Briefing, Highway Claims – November 2020

The Personal Injury team at 1 Chancery Lane bring you an early Christmas gift to usher out 2020: The Highways Compendium. A high point we hope as a difficult year draws to a close.

We recognise that normally our busy clients appreciate…

Medical Law Briefing – September 2020


There are a number of clinical negligence claims against the NHS that are based upon, or supported by, alleged breaches of the Human Rights Act 1998 (“HRA”).  The acts and omissions of…

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