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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

In this CPDcast Niall Maclean from 12 King’s Bench Walk explains some of the recent developments in asbestos litigation. He explains the current challenges facing those who litigate cases involving exposure to asbestos, how practitioners have tried to respond to those challenges and developments in terms of quantum in asbestos cases.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the current challenges facing those who litigate cases involving exposure to asbestos;
  • Know how practitioners have responded to or overcome challenges in asbestos cases;
  • Appreciate developments in terms of quantum in these cases;
  • Know what changes to expect in the law surrounding asbestos over the next 12 months.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Legislative Updates
Market Update / Hot Topic
Sources and References:
  • Asmussen v Filtrona United Kingdom Ltd [2011] EWHC 1734 (QB);
  • Maguire v Harland and Wolff (2005) CA;
  • Reynolds v Secretary of State for Climate Change (2010) HC;
  • The Asbestos Regulations 1969;
  • Williams v University of Reading (2011) CA;
  • Willmore v Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council [2009] EWHC 1831 (QB);
  • Una Abbot v Cannock Chase District Council (May 2014, HC).
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In this podcast Niall Maclean from 12 King’s Bench Walk discusses some of the recent developments in asbestos litigation.

Date Recorded: 29th July 2014

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