Biting the cherry one more time

Consider. A personal injury claim has been struck out for failure to comply with an “unless” Order. …

Wasted costs revisited

An interesting corollary, of the rise of QUOCS can reasonably be anticipated to be an upsurge…

QUOCS and Part 36

The post below is the text of a lecture delivered to the Association of Costs Lawyers…

Suing your solicitor?

One of the incipient developments of the next 12 months, must surely be a “mis-selling” scandal in…

The salmon run

Access to justice and angling make for unlikely bedfellows. For many people, including lawyers, the notion…

Interest and disbursements

Who pays for the disbursements incurred in a case? In a successful case, it will be…

Jackson One Year On

The text of this lecture was delivered at the Ropewalk Chambers Personal Injury Conference on 8th…

New business models and disability claims

One of the trends of the last 20 years, in the legal profession has been the move to…

Liverpool 2 Salford 0: putting to rest the Salford Factor

On Friday 6th December 2013, His Honour Judge Wood QC, handed down a reserved judgment in…

It woz your number one, soar-away Sun wot won it !

Today, 27th November 2013, the Court of Appeal handed down judgment in what is now the…