Category: Articles
24
Jul
19
The notes at [44.3.3] of the 2019 Consolidated Edition of Civil Procedure (the White Book) (p.1390) read: “As yet no guidance has been provided by the Court of Appeal as to how the test of ...

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16
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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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25
Apr
19
Customers can sometimes sustain injuries when purchasing hot drinks from vendors, particularly if the contents of their drink escapes from the mouth of the lid, if the lid is not secured properly, or, ...

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