Publications by Area of Law


Family Affairs March 2017 | Financial Remedy update (1.10.16 – 3.03.17)

Barrister: Christopher Sharp QC
Area of Law: Family Finance, ToLATA and Inheritance
Source: FLBA’s Family Affairs: March 2017                                                                                       Date: March 2017
Summary:  The article continues Christopher’s regular reviews of the more important recent financial remedy cases, this one covering the period from October 2017 to March 2017.

Download article: Family Affairs March 2017 | Financial Remedy update (1.10.16 – 3.03.17)

What do children lawyers need to know about the Court of Protection? [2017] Fam Law 537 – 542

Source: Family Law Journal 
Barrister: Abigail Bond & Iain Large
Area of Law: Children & Court of Protection
Date: May 2017
Summary: Abigail Bond and Iain Large publish an article in this month’s Family Law Journal. The article highlights the issues arising when a local authority in care proceedings seeks to deprive a child of liberty in a manner falling short of secure accommodation, and offers a road map to aid understanding of this complex area.

Download the full article: What do children lawyers need to know about the Court of Protection? [2017] Fam Law 537 – 542

 

Value judgment – Ilott v Mitson [2017]

Barrister: Natasha Dzameh
Area of Law: Wills, Trust and Tax                                                                                      Source: Trusts and Estates Law & Tax Journal May 2017
Date: May 2017

Summary: Natasha Dzameh reviews the case of Ilott v Mitson [2017] UKSC 17 and its impact upon claims by adult children under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 (“the 1975 Act”).

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Contract Law Case Update | Spring 2017

Barrister: Natasha Dzameh
Area of Law: Company and Commercial
Date: Spring 2017

Summary: Natasha Dzameh reviews the duty of solicitors to warn clients about the risks of alternative interpretations (Balogun v Boyes Sutton and Perry [2017] EWCA Civ 75) and the scope of  solicitors’ professional indemnity insurance (AIG Europe Ltd v Woodman [2017] UKSC 18).

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Relief from sanction after Denton : A summary of cases

Barrister: Matthew White & Marcus Coates-Walker
Area of Law: Personal Injury
Summary: Matthew White, a member of our Personal Injury team,  first created the table which has now been updated by barrister Marcus Coates-Walker summarising cases which have dealt with relief from sanction issues since Denton. The document provides readers with cases from Denton up to the end of April 2017. It sets out each part of the Denton test together with the outcome.

View/download summary of cases: Relief from sanction after Denton: A summary of cases

Relief from sanction after Denton : A summary of cases

Barrister: Marcus Coates-Walker & Matthew White
Area of Law: Personal Injury
Summary: Marcus Coates-Walker, a member of our Personal Injury team, has updated the table first created by barrister Matthew White summarising cases which have dealt with relief from sanction issues since Denton. The document provides readers with cases from Denton up to the end of April 2017. It sets out each part of the Denton test together with the outcome.

View/download summary of cases: Relief from sanction after Denton: A summary of cases

When to indemnify

Barrister: Natasha Dzameh
Area of Law: Wills, Trusts and Tax
Source: Trusts and Estates Law & Tax Journal 185, April 2017
Date: April 2017

Summary: Natasha Dzameh, a member of our Wills, Trusts and Tax team, has recently written an article in the April edition of the Trusts and Estates Law & Tax Journal expanding upon her earlier note on Pettigrew & others v Edwards [2017] EWHC 8 (Ch).  This matter was heard in the Chancery Division of the High Court of Justice at the Royal Courts of Justice by Master Matthews. Master Matthews is now His Honour Judge Matthews and sits in the Chancery Division of the High Court at Bristol District Registry.

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Some thoughts on Ilott v. Mitson

Barrister: Alex Troup
Area of Law: Wills, Trusts and Tax
Date: 5 April 2017

Summary: Alex provides some thoughts on the recent Supreme Court decision in Ilott v Mitson. (reported sub nom Ilott v. Blue Cross and others) [2017] UKSC 17; [2017] 2 WLR 979.

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In a fix: PAD application costs in Sharp v Leeds CC

Barrister: Marcus Coates-Walker
Area of Law: Personal Injury
Source: Personal Injury Law Journal March 2017 
Summary: Marcus Coates-Walker, a member of our Personal Injury team, has recently authored an article within the March edition of the Personal Injury Law Journal 2017 on Sharp v Leeds CC where it was decided that fixed costs do apply to the costs of a PAD application in ex-protocol cases. 

Download article: In a fix: PAD application costs in Sharp v Leeds CC

Latest Court of Appeal Credit Hire Judgment: McBride v UK Insurance Ltd [2017] EWCA Civ 144

Barrister: James Marwick
Area of Law: Personal Injury
Date: 16 March 2017
Summary: James Marwick, a member of our Personal Injury team, provides analysis of the latest credit hire case before the Court of Appeal.

Download article: Latest Court of Appeal Credit Hire Judgment: McBride v UK Insurance Ltd [2017] EWCA Civ 144


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