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Satellite litigation arising out of the Jackson reforms – now over five years old – continue to occupy the appeal courts, and June will see two costs issues of particular interest reach the Court of…Read more
Last month we reported on the Court of Appeal decision in Williams v The Secretary of State for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (2018) which gave costs guidance where a claimant failed to…Read more
DWF, Cunningham Lindsey t/a Sedgwick, and QBE have successfully obtained a finding of fundamental dishonesty against a claimant who exaggerated the nature and extent of the injuries he suffered in an…Read more
William MacKenzie outlines the findings in the recent Court of Appeal decision in Williams v The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (2018)Read more
Judgments in two recent cases demonstrate that if the costs budgeting process is not given the highest priority and proper regard, litigants could suffer significant adverse consequences due to the…Read more
Since the decision in Broadhurst v Tan (2016) Claimant solicitors have been trying to persuade courts that there should be a penalty for accepting a Part 36 offer late. In McKeown & Anor v Venton…Read more
Following on from a rare instance of the Court conducting the costs budgeting process by way of written submissions, the Claimants' estimated costs in a class action were reduced by over £2m after…Read more