Category: Other Areas of Law
02
Nov
17
These questions have been answered in the recent Court of Appeal decision, Lorna Howlett & Justin Howlett v Penelope Davies & Ageas Insurance Limited [2017] EWCA Civ 1696. ...
26
Jul
17
It is a common issue: an early Part 36 Offer is made in a case prior to the claimant party being in a position to fully value a case which transpires to be acceptable at a much later date. Should ...
25
May
17
The Court of Appeal in a judgment published yesterday declined to hold that a successful party to a trial below should be penalised in costs for refusing to engage with mediation.   ...
10
May
17
Section 28 of the Enterprise Act 2016 amends the Insurance Act 2015 so as to insert a section 13A. This introduces a new implied term into all insurance and reinsurance contracts entered into on or ...
19
Apr
17
If the most recently mooted Government reforms as to the financial limit of the Small Claims Track of the County Court go through, litigants will increasingly find themselves litigating within a ...
11
Apr
17
Over the last fortnight, two cases caught my eye in the field of professional negligence: First, a case that has finally clarified the scope of duty for advisors and second, one which ...
16
Mar
17
In the second of my two short articles reviewing some recent Court of Appeal authorities in the field of professional negligence (the first can be found at
15
Mar
17
In this short article, I review three decisions of the Court of Appeal from the last five months or so where claims against professionals failed notwithstanding it being held that breach of primary ...
28
Feb
17
The Lord Chancellor, Liz Truss yesterday (27 February) announced the change to the discount rate. The previous rate of 2.5% was set in 2001 in a very different economy. The conclusion of a review ...

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