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A Christmas Works party gone wrong - vicarious liability or not?

By Vilma Vodanovic

A review of the High Court decision in the case of Bellman v Northampton Recruitment Limited EWHC 3104 (QB) and a useful summary of the principles governing vicarious liability. 1,097 more words

CLINICAL NEGLIGENCE APPEAL – FINDINGS MUST BE JUSTIFIED ON THE EVIDENCE!

 By Catherine Duffy

CLAIRE WORRALL and DR HELENA ANTONIADOU EWCA Civ 1219

Court of Appeal (Civil Division) – Lord Justice Tomlinson and Lord Justice David Richards… 1,658 more words

Discount Rate D-Day – Government Set To Announce Consultation Outcome

 By Colin Richmond

The Ministry of Justice has today (7th December) confirmed that the long-awaited announcement of the result of the consultation into the discount rate applied in personal injury claims will be made by 31st January 2017, as reported by (among others) The Law Society Gazette. 58 more words

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John Mortimer  (1923-2009)

John Mortimer was an English barrister, dramatist, screenwriter, and author. He is best remembered for creating a barrister named Horace Rumpole, inspired by his father Clifford, whose speciality is defending those accused of crime in London’s Old Bailey. 293 more words

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THE DUTY THE POLICE OWE TO THE POLICE

 By Justin Crossley

 JAMES OWEN & OTHERS

 v

 COMMISSIONER OF THE POLICE FOR THE METROPOLIS (2016) EWCACIV1217

The above appeal concerns, in part, the duty the police force owes to its serving officers. 1,304 more words

Life at the Bar - Three is Murder part 2.

The trial was to take place at the Old Bailey and the Crown main’s evidence was that of the Professor. Although he had never seen Enid he wrote a full report on her and the dead children, dismissing the results of the post mortems and concluding she had murdered all three children. 485 more words

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Late amendments to pleadings- proceed with caution

 By Elliot Kay

Secker v Fairhill Property Services Limited and Others

The Claimant had purchased a new build property which had been constructed by the First Defendant company. 250 more words