Nine Hands Cutting

One of the more interesting (and potentially useful) arguments in the recent case of Diag Human…

Rise of the machines

I have been a barrister for nearly 30 years. In that time I have seen many…

Blue pencils and green crayons

It is now more than a quarter of a century since I started undertaking work in…

Sunrise in the valley

Thursday has arrived. Tomorrow I am attending the Association of Costs Lawyers Conference in London, where…

Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness

Autumn is well underway. I took most of the summer off this year, after the horrors…

The unforgiving hour

If you can fill the unforgiving minute.¬†With sixty seconds’ worth of distance run, Yours is the…

Changing times

Sometimes, even now, a decade after the implementation of the Jackson reforms, to most of civil…

Losing interest

Happy New Year. And so begins 2023. At the tail end of last term, a judgment…

Rocket science

One of the more significant cases from 2021, will prove to be that of Lloyd v…

Jarndyce v Jarndyce

“Mr. Kenge,” said Allan, appearing enlightened all in a moment. “Excuse me, our time presses. Do…