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Japanese Knotweed - untangled

3rd December, 2019

It is becoming widely publicised that Japanese Knotweed has the potential for catastrophic destruction, but is it really as bad as it seems?

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Court fee disallowed as no application for remission was made

15th November, 2019

Although in a lower Court, there has been a worrying decision in relation to the recovery of Court fees paid in full, when there was the opportunity for the Claimant to apply for a fee remission.

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QOCS Protection and 'Mixed Claims'

5th November, 2019

The Court of Appeal has now clarified the position on Qualified one-way costs shifting and the protection it offers Claimants in so called 'mixed claims'.

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Litigation Funding: The cap does not fit all

7th October, 2019

Davey v Money & Anor [2019] The High Court has held in the case of Davey v Money & Anor that the Arkin Cap should not be applied automatically, meaning that the adverse costs liability of a commercial litigation funder will

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"Adding Insult to Injury”

12th September, 2019

It has been reported by the MOJ that the average time between a small claim being issued and going to trial has reached the highest level this century over the past year. This news must come as yet another blow to

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Costs Victory – round three to the Claimant…

13th August, 2019

The landmark Court of Appeal judgment in West v Stockport NHS Foundation Trust and Demouilpied v Stockport NHS Foundation Trust has been hailed as a victory for access to justice for the victims of clinical negligence. These two cases were heard

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Happiness is…"A positive Cash Flow”

4th July, 2019

With regulatory changes continuing to eat into claimant law firm’s profit and cash flow the recent Court of Appeal Judgment in I v Hull & East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust provides some clarity for both claimant and defendant firms when

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When a little damage can go a long way!

17th May, 2019

As an After the Event (ATE) Insurer one might expect us to see a higher number of claims in which fundamental dishonesty has been alleged, or intimated in every other way by a Defendant without them actually stating "fundamental dishonesty”. We

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Does Loyalty Pay in Motor Insurance?

9th May, 2019

I write this having recently had to renew my car insurance. I am one of those who will shop around to see if there is better deal elsewhere but I was also intrigued by new research coming from the Association

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Agency Fees and PI claims

23rd April, 2019

It has long been the case that solicitors involved in PI claims, have instructed agencies to obtain medical notes and records as part of their service when providing medical reports. It saved the solicitor the time of requesting and obtaining the

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