December 2016 – Company not liable for director’s assault following the Christmas party

December 2016 – Company not liable for director’s assault following the Christmas party

Message from the Editors, Dan Hobbs & Clare Harrington Welcome back to ‘Five from 5’, the free bi-monthly employment law bulletin created by the employment team at 5 Essex Court in association with Bloomsbury Law Online. This month’s bulletin contains five short articles on (i) assaults at the office Christmas party; (ii) the upper age. Read more

Professional Negligence in the 21st Century

Professional Negligence in the 21st Century

**Event Update 5/1/17** Spaces now limited. Booking closes at 12 noon on 11/1/17. Highlighting issues, themes and trends in the law of professional negligence as it has been re-shaped for the 21st Century, topics addressed will include: the impact of the Supreme Court’s Montgomery decision; the developing law of non-delegable duties and its significance for. Read more

Product liability for medicinal products

Product liability for medicinal products

Dr Anthony Barton and I , along with the authors of this particular section, Charles Gibson QC, Geraint Webb QC, and James Purnell,  were delighted to read Mr Justice Hickinbottom’s judgment in Wilkes v Depuy, on the 6th December. ‘Risk-benefit in this context is explained in the commendable consideration of the issues surrounding “Product liability for. Read more

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