We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.
Results 1 to 5 of 5
Most popular |Most recent


Court of Appeal decision 'puts the clock back' on Limitation Act 1980

United Kingdom - November 2 2012 The Court of Appeal has provided clarification of exactly when a claim is regarded as having been ‘brought’ for the purposes of the Limitation Act 1980 (the Act) and the steps that a prudent solicitor will take to ensure that claims are issued within the relevant time limits....


SMEs fall victim to latest banking scandal

United Kingdom - August 10 2012 In June 2012 the Financial Services Authority (FSA) published its review of interest rate hedging products, finding evidence of widespread mis-selling by the major banks to small businesses as far back as 2001....

David Niven.


Changes are afoot in 2012: fast track fixed costs; the Jackson reforms and the County reforms

United Kingdom - January 18 2012 David Cameron speaking recently, said that 'it is simply much too easy for no-win-no-fee lawyers to encourage trivial claims against businesses, which end up settling out of court because it's too expensive to fight the case.'...


The courts rule on Part 36

United Kingdom - November 3 2011 There are many advantages to settling a dispute away from the courts....


Significant reforms to the county court procedure

United Kingdom - August 24 2011 More often than not, businesses find that litigation involves a disproportionate amount of time and money and that the civil justice system in England and Wales is overly complex, bureaucratic and inefficient....