The Dekagram: 17th June 2024

This week’s Dekagram features a case involving an optimistic English claimant seeking to have his claim against an English defendant determined by the Spanish courts. It will be of interest to anyone advising on or litigating claims with a foreign element arising out of consumer…

The Dekagram: 10th June 2024

Glover & Anor v Fluid Structural Engineers & Technical Designers Ltd & Ors [2024] EWHC 1257 (TCC) – a case highlighting the dangers of getting involved in the preparation of experts’ joint statements This judgment follows an application by the claimants within proceedings seeking permission to replace…

Deka Chambers takes part in London Legal Walk

Our team of walkers is looking forward to the London Legal Support Trust Legal Walk taking place on Tuesday, 18th June. We’re hoping to raise as much as we can for vital free legal advice charities, including Advocate and Free Representation Unit (FRU). 2024 marks the London Legal Walk’s…

The Dekagram: 3rd June 2024

This week’s Dekagram is an update on the factors the court is likely to take into account when considering whether to allow a party to call witness evidence by way of videolink – and a reminder that obtaining permission to do so is far from…

The Dekagram: 28th May 2024

In this week’s Dekagram we bring news of a case involving accusations and counter-accusations, a reminder that when litigating whatever you write or say, you must be prepared to have it read out in the Court of Appeal to an unimpressed Lady Chief Justice. Our…

Clyde & Co and Deka Chambers Successfully Defend Assumption of Responsibility Claim Against Online Holiday Rental Platform

Online booking platforms are an everyday part of modern life; marketplaces which permit consumers to browse, and companies to display competitors, allow for convenience and consumer choice. However, can a booking agent displaying accommodation be liable for any injury suffered by a customer through the…

The Dekagram: 20th May 2024

We trust that our readers have been enjoying the Spring sunshine; the team have spent their time in the sun wisely, reading cases so you don’t have to. First we noted a decision which considers the interplay between English and Scottish guardianship; secondly we read…

Dekinar: Understanding the New Fixed Costs Regime for Cross-Border Claims

In this webinar, Thomas Yarrow and Anirudh Mandagere take a look at the new fixed costs regime with a specific eye on its impacts on litigation with a cross-border element. View the slides – Understanding the New Fixed Costs Regime for Cross-Border Claims

The Dekagram: 13th May 2024

Last week brought the news that the Australian airline Qantas and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission have agreed to resolve their dispute over cancelled flights by asking the court to impose a $100 million fine, together with an undertaking by the airline to pay…

Deka Chambers launches new website

We are excited to unveil our new website. Deka Chambers launched in 2022 as a forward thinking, modern and inclusive set that aimed to break with convention, offering our clients the range, scale and depth to lead the most complex cases, with a client-centred personal…

The Dekagram: 7th May 2024

This week Anirudh Mandagere looks at the application of the decision of the Supreme Court in TUI v Griffiths; and Julia Brechtelsbauer looks at the reforms under way to the Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations 2018. It seems likely that both Griffiths and…

The Dekagram: 29th April 2024

This week’s Dekagram sees the team in action on all fronts, both in applying and in making the law. Sarah Prager reports on a cancellation claim decision from the Court of Appeal and on the recent Symposium on Air Accessibility, attended by all the great…

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