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Duties of Solicitors

RCJ Clerking Issuing Thumb 274X100 08/09/2017

Lord Justice Jackson’s judgment in the matter of Thomas v. Hugh James Ford Simey Solicitors [2017] EWCA Civ 1303 examines a solicitor’s duty to advise their clients of claims and will be of interest to all practitioners.

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What a relief: Mott & Anor v Long & Anor

Barristers Going Into Court 275X100 18/08/2017

In the matter of Mott & Anor v Long & Anor [2017] EWHC 2130 (TCC) the Defendant’s solicitors obtained relief from sanctions after filing their costs budget 10 days late. The decision, which will inevitably draw comparison with the decision in Jagdish Lakhani v Ibrahim Sheikh Abadullah Mahmud [2017] EWHC 1713....

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