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Client Alerts 03/04/2020
After a series of weeks that were most easily characterised by escalating social measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the second week of lockdown has been quieter than usual in the political world.
News And Events 02/04/2020
Keoghs has defended a claim at trial in the High Court involving alleged abuse by a now deceased priest and member of the Benedictine community of Ampleforth Abbey, Fr Damian Webb.
News And Events 01/04/2020
The Supreme Court has handed down judgment in WM Morrisons Supermarkets plc (Appellant) v Various Claimants (Respondent), finding for Morrisons. As with the parallel matter of Barclays Bank plc (Appellant) v Various Claimants (Respondents), the case concerns the scope of vicarious liability. Daniel Tyler (Associate), who was part of a team assisting Alastair Gillespie in the Barclays litigation, considers the Morrisons judgment and its ramifications.
There is no doubt we are entering unchartered waters with the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. Government guidance is constantly being reviewed and updated. As a consequence Nursing and Care Homes (“Registered Providers”) need to be up-to-date with and must always follow the Government/World Health Organisation (WHO) guidance to ensure the safety of their residents, visitors and employees alike.
Client Alerts 01/04/2020
The Supreme Court holds that the law is clear - there is no vicarious liability for the independent contractor
The Barclays Bank (Dr Gordon Bates) Group Litigation The Supreme Court’s judgement in this group litigation is a watershed in clarifying the correct approach to stage 1 of the established 2-stage test for vicarious liability.
Client Alerts 27/03/2020
Another week in which coronavirus has dominated the political agenda, as the Coronavirus Bill passed through Parliament.