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Personal Injury - Further fundamental dishonesty guidance
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 17 2016

The Court of Appeal has confirmed a recent lower court ruling that failing to prove a case does not mean the claimant was dishonest and loses QOCS


Applications to set aside - due process must be followed
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 31 2016

It is not uncommon when dealing with unrepresented tenants for landlords to get to trial and for the tenant to either be completely unprepared or


Court of Appeal finds judge was wrong to exclude one claimant from court while the other claimant gave evidence
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 20 2016

The Court of Appeal found that a judge had been wrong to make an order excluding one claimant from court while the other claimant gave evidence


Advocates, experts and immunity from suit
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 26 2012

In A and B v Chief Constable of Hampshire Constabulary, claimant “A” was an informer who alleged that his status as such was revealed by prosecuting counsel in court.


Court of Appeal rules that identity of employees making money laundering reports can be redacted when disclosing documents in Shah and another v HSBC Private Bank (UK) Limited 2011 EWCA Civ 1154
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 17 2011

The case concerns an interim application regarding the disclosure of documents by HSBC, in the context of proceedings brought by Mr Shah and his wife against HSBC seeking damages for breaches of duty and failure to follow his instructions to process transactions whilst the bank’s requests for consent under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA) were pending with the Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA).


Liability of expert witnesses post Jones v Kaney
  • Fenwick Elliott Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • November 15 2011

Prior to March 2011 expert professionals enjoyed a partial immunity from negligence actions in circumstances where they were acting as expert witnesses.


Request for disclosure of a doctor’s claims history
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 23 2011

In a claim being managed by Kennedys, the court orders that a Part 18 request for information must relate to the circumstances of the individual case.


Solicitors in the firing line
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 24 2011

While negligence claims against law firms are a fact of life, recessions cause a spike to occur both in terms of number and size of claim.


Expert witness immunity abolished: expert witnesses can now be sued for negligence
  • Nabarro LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 24 2011

In a landmark ruling this year, the Supreme Court abolished a 400 year old rule giving expert witnesses immunity from claims for breach of duty to their instructing client for the evidence they give in court, or for the views they express in anticipation of court proceedings.


Jones vs Kaney: expert witnesses lose immunity from suit
  • Fenwick Elliott Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • June 23 2011

Sue Kaney (the respondent) was a clinical psychologist who was instructed to act as the expert on behalf of Mr Jones (the appellant) in relation to his personal injury action following a road traffic accident.