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Lia Phllips

About Lia Phllips

Lia is a final year LLB Law student at the University of Southampton. She has just completed her year abroad at the University of Malta and is hoping to go on to become a solicitor.

How Do Courts Assign Liability In Medical Negligence Cases When There Are Multiple Possible Causes? (Student Blog)

O’Connor v The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust [2015] EWCA Civ 1244 concerned a case of medical negligence. It was recognised in the case that “[i]t is not an uncommon feature of litigation that several possible causes are suggested for the mishap which the court is investigating”. Facts The claimant [...]

By |2020-09-30T14:22:14+01:00September 27th, 2020|Student Case Blogs|

What Reasons Are Relevant To The Reasonableness Of A Dismissal? (Student Blog)

GM Packaging (UK) Ltd v Haslem [2014] UKEAT 0259_12_2901 concerned the alleged unfair dismissal of two employees after they engaged in sexual activities in the workplace. This case is noteworthy for concluding that it is not appropriate to only look at the principal acts of misconduct when considering the reasonableness [...]

By |2020-09-23T16:52:56+01:00July 30th, 2020|Student Case Blogs|
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