Occupiers' liability

Occupiers' liability guidance:

The following defences may be advanced by an occupier. Contributory negligence The Law Reform (Contributory Negligence) Act 1945 has application in cases brought under...

Practice Note

This Practice Note aims to provide an overview of the Pre-action Protocol for Low Value Personal Injury (Employers’ Liability and Public Liability) Claims from 31 July...

Practice Note

This Practice Note aims to provide an overview of the Pre-action Protocol for Low Value Personal Injury (Employers’ Liability and Public Liability) Claims from 31 July...

Practice Note

Pre-action protocol for low value personal injury (employers' liability and public liability) claims The protocol applies to all claims where: • either the case is an...

Practice Note

Duties and responsibilities of parties and legal advisers Pleadings—CPR By CPR Part 16.5(2), where a defendant denies an allegation set out in the particulars of claim,...

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Background The Occupiers’ Liability Act 1957 (OLA 1957) was enacted to provide for a common duty of care owed by occupiers of premises. The duty was ‘common’ in that it...

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Independent contractors Liability for the negligence of independent contractors Sometimes premises will be left in a dangerous state as a result of faulty construction,...

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What are ‘premises’? Although the Occupiers' Liability Act 1957 (OLA 1957) governs the liability of those in occupation or control of premises, premises...

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THIS PRACTICE NOTE ONLY CONTAINS PROVISIONS EFFECTIVE FROM 6 APRIL 2015 ONWARDS FOR CLAIMS WHICH HAVE FOLLOWED THE RTA OR EL/PL PROTOCOL AND FROM 7 MAY 2018 ONWARDS FOR...

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The Pre-action Protocol for Low Value Personal Injury Claims in Employers' Liability and Public Liability Claims (the protocol) applies to claims valued up...

Practice Note

Background The Occupiers’ Liability Act 1957 (OLA 1957) had been enacted to provide for a common duty of care owed by occupiers of premises. The duty was ‘common’ in that...

Practice Note