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27
Mar
19
In this inaugural briefing for our Public Law Group, Saleem Khalid and Richard ...
26
Mar
19
QOCS, otherwise known as Qualified One-way Costs Shifting, leaves defendants out of pocket when defending claims, unless a defendant can satisfy one of the few exceptions in the Civil Procedure Rules ...
22
Mar
19
Suppose you are under a professional obligation to do an act by no later than the end of 2 June, in default of which your client will suffer immediate loss. You can comply with your obligation by ...
21
Mar
19
Medical reports are often meticulously scrutinised in personal injury claims. They provide an overview of the claimant's personal account to his or her expert of their symptomatology, past medical ...
21
Mar
19
The Lord Chancellor will announce later today that the first review of the personal injury discount rate under the Damages Act 1996 as amended by the Civil Liability Act 2018 will start on 19 March ...
19
Mar
19
I have seen this decision reported in a number of places online and it seems to be both important and interesting, so thought I'd add something brief here. The High Court has given much needed ...
15
Mar
19
The High Court has recently considered the circumstances in which it is appropriate to grant anonymity orders under CPR 39.2(4) and the stage at which such applications should be made. ...
06
Mar
19
It is common in highway trip and slip claims for claimants to provide photographs of the defect they say caused them injury. Those photographs usually show, amongst other things, an attempt to measure ...
01
Mar
19
Relief from sanctions applications remain an all too common part of litigation, particularly in the personal injury sphere. In a recent case before DDJ Sadd in Croydon County Court, relief from ...
22
Feb
19
Sophie Mortimer successfully represented the Defendant in a clinical ...

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