Publications by Area of Law


Claims for lost years

Source The Solicitors Journal
Barrister
David Regan 
Area of Law
Personal Injury
Date
14th April 2015
Summary David considers the development of case law where a defendant’s negligence has caused death.

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Defective premises: establishing and escaping liability

Barrister: Ben Handy
Area of Law: Personal Injury
Date: May 2017
Overview: An article examining the extent of a landlord’s duties under section 4 of the Defective Premises Act 1972.

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Marriage, Civil Partnership and Safeguarding the Vulnerable Adult: Legal options for Local Authorities.

Source: Local Government Lawyer
Barrister: Edward Bennett
Area of Law: Family
Date: April 2015

Constitution of licensing sub-committees

Source: Local Government Lawyer
Barrister: Roy Light
Area of Law: Licensing
Summary: Roy highlights the dangers for local authorities that fail properly to constitute their licensing sub-committees.

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Beat the QOCS: costs in personal injury claims following Jackson

Barrister: Patrick West
Area of Law: Personal Injury
Date: 9th March 2015
Summary: Patrick West looks at the growing impact of one of the most important costs consequences of the Jackson reforms and what it means for Claimants and Defendants seeking to recover their costs 

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Assets of Community Value and the Localism Act 2011

Barrister: Peter Wadsley
Area of Law: Planning and Administrative Law
Source: Local Government Lawyer
Date: 9th March 2015
Summary: Peter looks at Assets of Community Value under ss. 87-108 Localism Act 2011 and some of the problems and pitfalls

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Every Loser Wins: Costs Sanctions Following An Unreasonable Failure To Mediate

Barrister: Ben Handy
Area of Law: Mediation
Date: 25th February 2015
Source: Published in the Personal Injury Law Journal, May 2015: PILJ 135

Overview: Ben considers the recent High Court authority of Laporte & Christian v The Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis [2015] EWHC 371 (QB) in his latest article

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Sharp Relief

Source: PI Focus
Barrister: Rachel Russell
Area of Law: Personal Injury
Date: February 2015

Description: After Denton, Rachel examines the court’s attitude to default

Section 2 turns 25

Source: The New Law Journal
Barrister: John Sharples
Area of Law: Property and Real Estate
Date: 24th October 2014
Summary: John asks is the s 2 of the Law of Property (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1989 provided the certainty that was hoped for.

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‘The way we are’: accessing the court after LASPO

Source: Family Law
Barrister: Judi Evans
Area of Law: Children
Date: 20th October 2014

Overview: Judi talks about the creation of a pilot scheme in Bristol to help litigants in person in her latest article available from Family Law.
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