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Benefits of ADR (and risks of refusing)

Most litigators will have seen the standard directions order requiring parties to consider alternative dispute resolution as a means of resolving their case. Most will also appreciate the potential cost consequences of unreasonably refusing to engage in ADR. Despite this, it is not uncommon for one party to refuse to engage in any form of […]

PSQB individual rankings increase as The Legal 500 UK Bar 2020 edition is released

The number of PSQB individual rankings Barristers has risen to 38 across 6 practice areas The Legal 500 highlights the UK’s most impressive barristers and chambers. The directory is broken down by location and practice area – “We produce the rankings based on in-depth market research; assessing recent case highlights provided in submissions by chambers, […]

Waiting Times and Duty of Care

Richard Paige discusses the Supreme Court’s decision in Darnley v Croydon Health Services NHS Trust [2018] UKSC 50.

Holiday Sickness Claims Update

On Monday 16th April 2018, the Government published the long anticipated Pre-Action Protocol for Resolution of Package Travel Claims, having the previous week confirmed that such claims will be subject to fixed recoverable costs.

Richard Paige discusses the many guises of fundamental dishonesty

Earlier this month I wrote a summary of the case of Maciula v EUI in which the lead Claimant’s whole claim was struck out pursuant to s.57 of the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 as a result of the fundamental dishonesty of his credit hire claim.