Please see below a collection of webinars across some of our practice areas.
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Harry Lambert considers the impact that the Covid-19 pandemic might have on the standard of care in the context of clinical negligence claims. Harry explores the case of law, some familiar and some less so, relating to finite resources, emergency care and ward closures.
In the light of the Supreme Court’s decision in Bresco Electrical Services Ltd (In Liquidation) v Michael J Lonsdale (Electrical) Ltd  UKSC 25, our specialist panel provide an update to their previous webinar given on Wednesday 10 June to CIArb London Branch, discussing the future of construction adjudication.
John Cooper QC, Dominic Kay QC and Simon Antrobus QC explore the issues presented by enforcement of the new social distancing guidance and the difficulty faced by employers as to how to reassure their workforce and regulators as to the safety of the workplace.
John Cooper QC, Dominic Kay QC and Simon Antrobus QC follow on from their previous sessions with a more focused and in-depth discussion on the evidence underlying the various social distancing measures that the Government recommends for the workplace. They also address wider concerns amongst those within the legal and safety community as to enforcement-related issues, such as the legality of enforcement notices, how the procedures are likely to be adapted to the Covid-age, and also the practicalities of jury trials and sentencing hearings.
John Cooper QC, Dominic Kay QC and Simon Antrobus QC will be covering recurring issues that are still the subject of controversy, such as face coverings. They will also be looking at issues which are emerging and that cross over into other fields of law, most particularly employment law. They will consider issues of screening and health surveillance (including data protection), together with conflicts which can arise between employees and employers over whether it is safe to return or commute to work.
Andrew Rigney QC and Caroline McColgan discuss the recent decision of the Supreme Court in the FCA’s test case as to the availability of business interruption cover for losses caused by COVID-19, and its potentially wide-reaching implications for claims, the insurance market and the law of causation in future.
Andrew Rigney QC and Caroline McColgan were instructed by Zurich Insurance plc in its defence to the FCA’s claim.
Gemma Witherington (Crown Office Chambers) and Nick Pester (Group General Counsel, Zego) consider the likely regulatory regime that may apply, potential claims that could arise, possible remedies and how the evolution of micro mobility transport, such as E-Scooters, will have an effect on the claims market in the future.
On 29 January 2022, changes to the Highway Code came into effect. Peter Houghton and Helen Pagett consider the impact these changes will have on the Road Traffic Act and particularly the new liability arguments that Defendant Solicitor and Insurer Clients will face and can also deploy in accidents post-dating the changes.