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PSQB individual rankings increase as The Legal 500 UK Bar 2020 edition is released

The number of PSQB individual rankings Barristers has risen to 38 across 6 practice areas The Legal 500 highlights the UK’s most impressive barristers and chambers. The directory is broken down by location and practice area – “We produce the rankings based on in-depth market research; assessing recent case highlights provided in submissions by chambers, […]

Waiting Times and Duty of Care

Richard Paige discusses the Supreme Court’s decision in Darnley v Croydon Health Services NHS Trust [2018] UKSC 50.

Holiday Sickness Claims Update

On Monday 16th April 2018, the Government published the long anticipated Pre-Action Protocol for Resolution of Package Travel Claims, having the previous week confirmed that such claims will be subject to fixed recoverable costs.

Richard Paige discusses the many guises of fundamental dishonesty

Earlier this month I wrote a summary of the case of Maciula v EUI in which the lead Claimant’s whole claim was struck out pursuant to s.57 of the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 as a result of the fundamental dishonesty of his credit hire claim.

Richard Paige discusses Holiday Sickness Scams

In the last couple of years there has been an explosion in the number of holiday sickness claims in the UK. It has reached epidemic proportions so rapidly that all the national newspapers have run stories about hotel owners, mostly in Mediterranean resorts, threatening to ban British holidaymakers.

Rights without Recourse? – Richard Paige discusses

In the case of Shaw v Kovac & others [2017] EWCA Civ 1028 the Court of Appeal considered the question of whether a claimant could recover damages for “infringement of the [claimant’s] right of autonomy” as a free-standing head of loss, when they had been treated in the absence of informed consent.