News & Events

Our monthly review of developments in the insurance and public sector. This edition covers our recent experience of a virtual trial during lockdown, an article on the potential impact of Bannister v Freemans PLC [2020] in mesothelioma claims as well as the usual case summaries.

Our monthly review of developments in the insurance and public sector. This edition includes a case where our client’s good system of record keeping and comprehensive witness evidence was sufficient to defeat a claim following an accident in a primary school, the potential costs consequences where fundamental dishonesty is not established, as well as various case summaries.

Our monthly review of developments in the insurance and public sector. This edition examines a case where the Health & Safety Executive agreed to withdraw their Fees for Intervention which were levied against our client, an update from the Supreme Court in relation to vicarious liability as well as the usual case summaries.

Our monthly review of developments in the insurance and public sector. This edition examines a claim where QOCS was disapplied following a successful strike out application, an update on whiplash reforms and the increase in bereavement damages, as well as various case summaries.

This edition covers recent case-law and the new rules for pleading credit hire claims.

Our monthly review of developments in the insurance and public sector. This edition covers the health and safety prosecution of a public sector client where the Court considered the application of the Definitive Guideline for Sentencing to public bodies and case summaries relating to costs and employers’ liability.

Our monthly review of developments in the insurance and public sector. This edition considers a claim which was dismissed pursuant to Section 57 of the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 despite liability being established and case summaries relating to appeals and costs.

Our monthly review of developments in the insurance and public sector. This edition considers a claim which was found to be fundamentally dishonest at trial and various case summaries, including the recoverability of costs under the fixed costs regime and pre-action protocols.

This edition examines case summaries regarding contempt of court, fraudulent claims, costs issues and a credit hire claim from a self-employed taxi driver.

Our monthly review of developments in the insurance and public sector. This edition considers a claim brought under the Occupiers’ Liability Act where the Claimant slipped and fell whilst visiting a leisure centre and case summaries relating to the recoverability of Counsel’s fees and the Court’s approach to Blamire awards.

Our monthly review of developments in the insurance and public sector. This edition considers a highway tripping claim where a focused defence overcame the Claimant’s attempts to overcomplicate the matter and case summaries relating to the fixed costs regime and the admissibility of covert recordings as evidence.

Our monthly review of developments in the insurance and public sector. This edition includes a claim where historic photographs of a gravestone led to a discontinuance and case summaries relating to a damages award for malicious prosecution and statutory interpretation of the Defective Premises Act 1972.

This edition considers recent case-law regarding fundamental dishonesty, the meaning of ‘use of vehicle’ and apportioning liability for speeding.

Our monthly review of developments in the insurance and public sector. This edition covers a highways claim in which the Defendant was permitted (somewhat unusually) to adduce expert engineering evidence and case summaries relating to interim applications and costs issues.

Our monthly review of developments in the insurance and public sector. This edition includes a claim where the court considered whether a second action amounted to an abuse of process, an update on the new personal injury discount rate and case summaries relating to expert evidence and vicarious liability.

Our annual keynote seminar was held on Tuesday, 18 June 2019 at the Vale Resort. Simon Evans considered the impact of the Civil Liability Act 2018, Peter Bennett provided a regulatory update and Amanda Evans and guest speaker, Steven Ford QC, discussed recent developments following CN v Poole BC [2019] UKSC 25.

Our popular bulletins and events will keep you abreast of the latest legal developments.

This edition covers our recent experience of a virtual trial during lockdown, an article on the potential impact of Bannister v Freemans PLC [2020] in mesothelioma claims as well as the usual case summaries.

This edition covers recent case-law and the new rules for pleading credit hire claims.

Our annual keynote seminar was held on Tuesday, 18 June 2019 at the Vale Resort. Speakers included Simon Evans, Peter Bennett, Amanda Evans and guest speaker, Steven Ford QC.

This edition covers our recent experience of a virtual trial during lockdown, an article on the potential impact of Bannister v Freemans PLC [2020] in mesothelioma claims as well as the usual case summaries.

This edition covers recent case-law and the new rules for pleading credit hire claims.

Our annual keynote seminar was held on Tuesday, 18 June 2019 at the Vale Resort. Simon Evans considered the impact of the Civil Liability Act 2018, Peter Bennett provided a regulatory update and Amanda Evans and guest speaker, Steven Ford QC, discussed recent developments following CN v Poole BC [2019] UKSC 25.

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