TALES FROM THE APIL CONFERENCE 2: SOCIAL MEDIA NORTH OF THE BORDER: "HE WAS ONE OF A GROUP OF MEN SIMILARLY DRESSED EXCEPT FOR THE TARTAN OF THEIR KILT"

TALES FROM THE APIL CONFERENCE 2: SOCIAL MEDIA NORTH OF THE BORDER: “HE WAS ONE OF A GROUP OF MEN SIMILARLY DRESSED EXCEPT FOR THE TARTAN OF THEIR KILT”

This year sees the first APIL President from Scotland, Gordon Dalyell.  As soon as I sent out the previous post on social media a a Scottish Sheriff, Sheriff Cubie, sent me an example of the use of social media in…

RISK ASSESSMENTS: USEFUL LINKS: A HOMAGE TO THOSE AT THE APIL CONFERENCE TODAY (OR AT LEAST THOSE WHO ATTENDED MY TALK…)

In a seminar I gave earlier today I was speaking about the central importance of risk assessments in relation to liability.  Risk assessments can be important to establishing liability and  practical knowledge of the nature of risk assessments is important. …

PROVING THINGS 148: FUNDAMENTAL DISHONESTY PROVEN: NO NEED TO WAIT FOR ASSESSMENT OF DAMAGES

In Patel v Arriva Midlands Ltd & Anor [2019] EWHC 1216 (QB) HHJ Melissa Clarke (sitting as a High Court Judge) accepted the defendant’s argument that the claimant was fundamentally dishonest.  The claim was struck out under Section 57 of…