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Fixed recoverable costs in clinical negligence - a call for collaboration
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • United Kingdom
  • July 31 2017

Lord Justice Jackson has today published his report "Review of civil litigation costs: supplemental report, fixed recoverable costs". His report

Wasted Costs Applied to BVI Duties on an Ex Parte Application
  • Ogier
  • USA, United Kingdom
  • June 20 2017

The BVI Commercial Court has just provided guidance on wasted costs principles and their application to the duties of an applicant's legal

Harry Potter and the Untraced Driver
  • BLM
  • United Kingdom
  • May 26 2017

The above is hardly a title to inspire fans of JK Rowling’s most famous character. However, there is a strong link to her best-selling books about the

Clinical Negligence & Personal Injury quarterly newsletter - April 17
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • April 20 2017

The first quarter of 2017 has been a busy one within clinical negligence circles. There is a Ministry of Justice consultation on a fixed costs regime

Sustainable conclusions: the consequences of failing to foresee material matters until trial
  • 1 Chancery Lane
  • United Kingdom
  • March 16 2017

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

Fixed Fee or not Fixed Fee for Clinical Negligence
  • Ashfords LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 10 2016

With proposals to introduce fixed fees for Clinical Negligence claims and all litigation with a value of £250,000 it cannot be denied that fixed fees

"Tell me something I don't know!"
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • United Kingdom
  • July 14 2016

To what extent is a solicitor obliged to explain the meaning and effect of contract terms to a sophisticated client? That question has been examined

Unreasonable Conduct in the First-tier Tribunal
  • Hardwicke
  • United Kingdom
  • July 14 2016

On 22 June 2016, the Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber) gave judgment in three conjoined appeals concerning the proper interpretation of Rule 13 of the

Court of Appeal finds Part 36 precludes split costs order unless full costs recovery would be unjust
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 19 2016

The Court of Appeal has overturned an order depriving a claimant of part of her costs where she had beaten her own Part 36 offer: Webb...

Legg & Ors v. Aviva 2016 EWCA Civ 97
  • 1 Chancery Lane
  • United Kingdom
  • April 1 2016

The Court of Appeal has today handed down a judgment in the case of Legg & Ors v. Aviva 2016 EWCA Civ 97. The case concerned the scope and