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Michael is a barrister practising at Crown Office Chambers, principally on professional negligence, insurance, property damage and commercial matters. Recent notable instructions include one of the Lawyer’s Top 20 cases of 2019.

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10 Mar 2016

What sort of relationship has to exist between a tortfeasor and a defendant for the latter to be vicariously liable? The Supreme Court’s answer to that question in...

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9 Mar 2016

The Supreme Court’s reaffirmation, but more liberal application, of the ‘close connection’ test for an employer’s vicarious liability in Mohamud v...

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11 Mar 2015

The Supreme Court judgment in Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board [2015] UKSC 11 (on appeal from the Inner House of the Court of Session in Scotland) suggests that the...

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11 Jun 2014

How will new regulations on consumer protection affect relationships between lawyers and their clients? Kerry Underwood, senior partner at Underwoods Solicitors, says...

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What sort of relationship has to exist between a tortfeasor and a defendant for the latter to be vicariously liable? The Supreme Court’s answer...

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The Supreme Court’s reaffirmation, but more liberal application, of the ‘close connection’ test for an employer’s vicarious...

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The Supreme Court judgment in Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board [2015] UKSC 11 (on appeal from the Inner House of the Court of Session in...

13 June 2014: Landmark shift in consumer protection
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How will new regulations on consumer protection affect relationships between lawyers and their clients? Kerry Underwood, senior partner at...

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