Category: Articles
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Jul
19
In Seekings v Moores [2019] EWHC 1476 (Comm) (May 2019), the Defendant sought to revise his costs budgets upwards by a total of over £130,000 on the basis that there had been significant ...
11
Jul
19
THE ILLEGALITY DEFENCE: BACK TO THE SUPREME COURT AGAIN Illegality and the doctrine of “ex turpi causa non oritur acta” rival the issue of vicarious liability for the number of appellate level ...
04
Jul
19
Consider the following, not unusual, scenario. In a case subject to QOCS, a defendant makes an early offer to settle. The claimant does not accept the offer and runs the case to trial. The claim ...
14
Jun
19
Paul Stagg, junior counsel for the defendant, and Sarah Erwin-Jones of Browne Jacobson LLP discuss what the recent Supreme Court decision means for the principal stakeholders involved.
12
Jun
19
1 Chancery Lane is a long-established civil common law set with market leading specialisms in professional and clinical negligence, police law, public sector law, property law and travel law. In ...
06
Jun
19
Executive Summary of the Decision of the Supreme Court Handed Down on June 6th 2019 The Supreme Court dismissed the claimants’ appeal on a unanimous basis, upholding the striking out of their ...
04
Jun
19
Half the fun in being a Treasury junior must lie in going along to courts to oppose the more outlandish summonses and claims issued by people with a bee in their bonnet about the actions of public ...
31
May
19
Judgment in the case of Poole Borough Council (Respondent) v GN (Through his Litigation Friend "The Official Solicitor") and another (Appellants) will be handed down in the Supreme Court at 10am on ...
23
May
19
It is commonplace for social media posts to form part of personal injury litigation. They can be provided by parties in the course of disclosure or uncovered throughout the life of proceedings, often ...
23
May
19
There have been several interesting judgments concerning fundamental dishonesty that have been handed down over the last year. The recent judgment of Her Honour Judge Melissa Clarke, sitting as a High ...

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