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Month: October 2019

Grenfell Tower Inquiry Phase 1 report published

A report following Phase 1 of the Grenfell Tower Inquiry has concluded that the cladding on the Tower breached Building Regulations and strongly criticised the London Fire Brigade leadership. The report found that there were grave inadequacies in preparation and planning, that maintaining the advice to stay put was wrong and cost lives, and that […]

Court of Appeal clarifies how Qualified One Way Costs Shifting applies to Mixed Claims

The Court of Appeal has today handed down its judgment in the case of Brown v The Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis & Ors.  The Court held that automatic QOCS protection applies to claims for damages in respect of personal injuries, and that this would include all claims consequential upon that personal injury, including a […]

Matrix ranked in 19 practice areas – Chambers & Partners 2020

Matrix is delighted to have been ranked in 19 different practice areas in Chamber & Partners 2020. Described as having “some of the cleverest barristers around” who are “… always ahead of the game”, solicitors commented that our members “are consistently overturning legislation and actually moving the law on”. Congratulations to all those recommended in […]