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News: Kerry Nicholson

The Dekagram: 8th April 2024

This week we bring you news of one of those applications that has it all – a jurisdictional challenge, a dispute over standing, and an objection to substitution of a party. When sorrows come, they come not in single spies, but in…

Deka Briefing: Abuse

Deka Chambers is a pre-eminent common law Set. We have leading practitioners in civil, family and criminal law. We consider this diversity a real strength in the service we are able to offer our clients.  Legal problems often straddle more than one…

Dekinar Recording: Griffiths v TUI – the Supreme Court Decision

In yesterday’s webinar Kerry Nicholson and Richard Collier, along with Jatinder Paul, Partner at Irwin Mitchell who represented Mr Griffiths, discussed the impact of this landmark decision.

The speakers provided the facts of the case and its long journey through the courts…

The Dekagram: 4th December 2023

Whistlestop Tour of Griffiths v Tui (in case you missed it)

Last Wednesday, the Supreme Court handed down judgment in Griffiths v TUI [2023] UKSC 48. Dominique Smith wrote a

Alternative Dispute Resolution Briefing: November 2023

In this briefing, Kerry Nicholson considers developments in the mediation market over the last 12 months, including the planned introduction of compulsory mediation in the small claims track and beyond.  While we all await, with eagerness, the Court of Appeal’s decision in…

Dekinar Recording: Understanding the New Fixed Costs Regime

From 1st October 2023, civil litigation in England and Wales will dramatically change. Virtually all claims valued up to £100,000 will be subject to a new fixed costs regime. Fixed recoverable costs will be extended across the fast track, and a new…

The Dekagram: 3rd July 2023

This week the team has been reflecting on the difference between complying with the letter of the law and with the spirit of it. The former is of course of paramount importance; but to what extent is the latter also significant? We…

The Dekagram 13th February 2023

This week the team’s spent our time discussing whether a cat is a Jack Russell or a Chihuahua, and reaching the tentative conclusion that it’s neither – it’s the magnificent king of the animals. Having cleared that up, we asked ourselves whether…

The Dekagram 23rd January 2023

It’s been another busy week at the coalface. The High Court, in Arthern v Ryanair [2023] EWHC 46 (KB), gave further guidance on the interpretation of ‘accident’ within the meaning of the Montreal Convention, together with an exposition on how the domestic…

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