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Public Liability

Success in claim under the Montreal Convention

Max Melsa successfully represented the Claimant, who suffered a serious fall when embarking from Bristol Airport.

The claim was brought under Article 17 of the Montreal Convention 1999, which applies in cases where injury is sustained either on board an aircraft…

Jake Richards writes on ‘Local Authorities and children in foster care: vicarious liability’

A Claimant is sexually abused as a child by foster parents with whom they were placed while in the care of a Defendant Local Authority. Both sides accepted that the Local Authority had not been negligent in the selection of the foster…

Court of Appeal upholds liability of holiday companies for hotel food to be of ‘satisfactory quality’

The court has considered the liability of holiday company First Choice for sickness suffered by two holidaymakers in the Dominican Republic as a result of food and drink at the hotel, which was the only place they ate and drank while on…

The April edition of PI Focus Magazine features James Byrne’s article on ‘Vicarious Liability’

Bearing the Burden – Vicarious Liability, Cox and Mohamud

When Lord Phillips observed that the law of vicarious liability was ‘on the move’ he was acknowledging a simple truth; ultimately it is a law all about policy. It is a law motivated…

Laura Hibberd and Elizabeth Stevens provide talk to Proximo Law

Laura Hibberd and Elizabeth Stevens delivered a training session at Proximo Law offices on 21 June. Laura and Elizabeth talked about Public Liability and Employer’s Liability. The team at Proximo Law provided a very positive feedback.

Thu 22nd Jun, 2017

Fixed fees on the Fast Track – Our fixed cost approach to Claimant Fast Track litigation

The 9 Gough Chambers Package

Barristers at 9 Gough Chambers recognise the challenges to providing high quality legal services for clients following the changes to the…

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