A paper tiger

One of the oldest chestnuts in solicitor-own client assessments is the solicitor’s bill which grossly exceeds…

Edge of the envelope

From time to time, I am asked to draft bespoke funding agreements, which are tinged with…

The rest is politics

2024 is passing. It is an election year. At the time of writing, the opinion polls…

The page unwritten

Part of my work involves the drafting of retainers. These can be conditional fee agreements. These…

Thripsy Shee

So much for the “old law” on how the court will approach the vexed question of…

A cobwebbed path

The origins of rule 46.13(3) CPR, can be traced to the case of Voice and Script…

A hunters moon

One of the pleasures of growing old, is the realisation that time is circular and we…

The living legends

Next week, on Tuesday 23rd April 2024, the living legend that is Kevin Latham and I…

Our learned friends

One of the more amusing notions in costs, religiously propagated in the comments section of the…

That deadly dust

One of the saddest areas of personal injury litigation, is that sub area of work which…