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…

The Expense of Time

In a data vault, in Switizerland, behind multiple fire walls and triple locked end to end…

Life on Mars

Oh, well let’s entertain it, let’s take it out for a prawn cocktail, a steak and a…

Ho howe hmmm

One of my abiding interests in the field of personal injury costs is the vexed and…

Fixed costs and fundamental dishonesty in personal injury claims

Part 45 CPR governs recoverable costs in a vast swathe of personal injury claims and all…

The quantum realm

From time to time, I deal with issues arising on the MOJ Portal and the various…

Fixed costs and translation fees

Fixed costs cases tend to resemble London omnibuses, in that after a period of time waiting…

Cash flow and catastrophic personal injury litigation

Taking up again the role of a modern day Jeremiah, or conversely, John the Baptist, depending…