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It’s only a court order, who cares? -Contempt of Court
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • December 14 2017

One of the trends over the last few years in civil fraud cases has been the increase in applications to the Court for defendants in civil fraud


Liverpool Victoria Insurance v Yavuz & Ors: Judge considers test for contempt of court in insurance fraud case
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 12 2017

The insurer alleged that nine defendants who had brought claims for damages in relation to car accidents were part of a "crash for cash" conspiracy to


Witness Statements in a Foreign Language
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 4 2017

The Civil Procedure Rules and case law provide some guidance, however there is currently no definitive answer. Insisting on a strict approach provides


Supreme Court ruling could lead to CPR redraft
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 4 2017

In a first for the Supreme Court, a litigant in person has asked the court to consider whether the Civil Procedure Rules ("CPR") need amending in


Goodbye to the kitchen sink approach? New disclosure rules in the offing
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • November 30 2017

The current disclosure regime has been ripe for improvement for some time. Despite the amendments to Part 31 of the Civil Produce Rules in 2013, which


Proposals for new disclosure rules in the offing
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • November 28 2017

The changes made to the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) back in 2013 introduced a new menu of disclosure options to make the process more efficient and


Proposed disclosure pilot in the Business and Property Courts coming soon
  • Ashfords LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 27 2017

In November 2016, we reported on Lord Justice Jackson's comments at the Law Society's Commercial Litigation Conference in October 2016 that enough


Amended provisions for concurrent expert evidence or “hot-tubbing” now in force
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 24 2017

Amendments to Practice Direction 35.11, which governs the procedure for concurrent expert evidence, or “hot-tubbing”, have now come into force after


Aviva Insurance Ltd v Aleksandar Kovacic: Video Surveillance and Contempt of Court
  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • November 22 2017

It is well known that surveillance evidence is frequently used by insurers in some injury claims. The aim is to show any difference between the


High Court can grant retrospective permission to continue a derivative claim
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 21 2017

The High Court has held that it has the power retrospectively to validate service of a claim form and particulars of claim in proceedings brought as