Re-inventing the wheel

This week I have two cases which will involve application and consideration of the effect of…

Ho ho ho!

This morning the Supreme Court handed down as an early Christmas present to claimants and their…

Court fee conumdrums

My labrador and I have a settled routine. In the spring and summer months, we take…

QOCS and the Man

The Jackson Reforms of 2013 brought tremendous savings to the insurance industry and other compensators. The…

Costs and personal injury lawyers

Each year, for longer than I care to remember (a further sign of old age) I…

Waiting for Godot

The tears of the world are a constant quantity. For each one who begins to weep…

The Fall of the Republic

Do not speak of your happiness to one less fortunate than yourself.― Plutarch, The Fall of the Roman…

Appointment in Samarra

Pale Death beats equally at the poor man’s gate and at the palaces of kings. -Horace…

The Curse of Cromwell

All over the country the May-poles were hewn down, lest old village dances around them should…

Claiming enhanced hourly rates

Wisdom hath builded her house, she hath hewn out her seven pillars. -Proverbs, 9:1 The first…