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Kimathi & Others -v- Foreign and Commonwealth Office [2018] EWHC 1305 (QB)




The High Court has firmly rejected the contention, advanced in the ongoing Kenyan Emergency Group Litigation, that fear without more is capable of being an injury so as to bring a claim within the ambit of the discretionary disapplication of the time bar provisions contained in sections 11 and 33 of the Limitation Act 1980. Simon Murray is part of the counsel team acting for the FCO.

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Various Claimants v Barclays Bank

14th February 2019

In the case of Various Claimants v Barclays Bank, permission to appeal to the Supreme Court has been granted to Barclays.

Barclays is represented by Edward Faulks QC of 1 Chancery Lane and Nicholas Fewtrell, instructed by Alastair Gillespie of Keoghs solicitors.

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Miss Shahrab Asim Burney (a minor by her litigation friend Mr M A Y Burney) v Iceland Foods Ltd

14th February 2019

Ian Stebbings successfully defends Iceland Foods in a claim by a child that she sustained injury after being struck by an automatic opening door.

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The Claimant, a child aged 6, brought a claim under the Occupiers Liability Act, alleging that she had been struck by an automatic opening swing...

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