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News: Travel & Cross Border Claims

The Dekagram: 22nd April 2024

We’ve said it before, and no doubt will again: you wait ages for a jurisdiction challenge to come along, and then a bunch of them come along at once. The post-Brexit avalanche of challenges continues unabated, this week seeing cases involving highly…

The Dekagram: 15th April 2024

Two interesting legal developments caught our eye this week: the first relates to the extent of the duty in swimming pool drowning cases, and the second to claims infected by fundamental dishonesty. James Byrne has written about the latter here –

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…

The Dekagram: 2nd April 2024

Rainer Hughes Solicitors v Liverpool Victoria Insurance Co Ltd, Karadag, Ilieva [2024] EWHC 585 (KB)

In a recent case Martin Spencer J dismissed an appeal from His Honour Judge Monty KC, who  (it was held) had been entitled to order a firm…

The Dekagram: 25th March 2024

Chilton v Payne [2024] EWHC 451 (Admin)

 In a case which will be of interest to all practitioners undertaking claims arising out of cosmetic surgery, Henshaw J recently dismissed an appeal in a claim founded on allegedly poorly provided aftercare following abdominoplasty.

The Dekagram: 18th March 2024

It’s been a busy week. No sooner had we waved goodbye to Conor Kennedy and Dominique Smith, off to Paris for the Pan European Organisation of Personal Injury Lawyers New Lawyers’ Group Conference, than the Court of Appeal handed down judgment in…

The Dekagram: 11th March 2024

This week’s Dekagram brings to our readers’ attention an interesting Court of Appeal decision on incorporation of standard terms via website tickbox – the conclusion seemingly likely to favour those travel agents and tour operators who seek to argue in favour of…

Hallucinatory Judgments and Automated Vehicles: AI and the law

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is not new and is already an integral part of life for most people: it works with Global Positioning Systems (GPS) to show us the best way to get from A to B and powers the countless Alexas and…

The Dekagram: 4th March 2024

Enforcement of Judgments Pending Appeal: Motorola Solutions v Hytera Communications [2024] EWHC 149 (Comm)

As anticipated, Brexit has made the lives of cross border practitioners far more interesting, and no more so than in connection with enforcement. After all, there’s little point…

John Foy KC retires from practice at the Bar

Speaking of John’s retirement, Joint Head of Chambers Jacob Levy KC said:

“It is with some sorrow that we announce the retirement from practice at the Bar of John Foy KC.

John was called in 1969. He has spent his whole professional…

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