Although the events leading to the case The Solicitors Regulation Authority v. Malins  EWCA Civ 366, are hopefully few and far between (a solicitor created a back-dated N251 notice of funding and e-mail in an attempt to cover up an error), the Court’s judgment is significant when considering the standards expected of professionals, including solicitorsRead more
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The Civil Justice statistics for October – December 2017 have been published.Read more
The Supreme Court have upheld the decisions of the lower Courts in Barton v. Wright Hassall LLP  UKSC 12 not to afford a litigant in person special dispensation in relation to the usual rules of service.Read more
Schedule set for long-awaited and controversial reforms.Read more
The FCA, having recognised the treatment of existing interest-only mortgage customers as a key risk in their 2017/18 business plan, have conducted a review of how lenders have been treating customers and published their findings.Read more
The judgment of Mr Justice Knowles in LOCAOG v, Haydn Sinfield  EWHC 51 (QB) provides the most authoritative guidance to date in respect of the test for “Fundamental Dishonesty”.Read more
The MoJ’s consultation seeks to canvas views on the effectiveness and appropriateness of the current process with particular focus on whether limits should be placed on the circumstances where an individual may have a default judgment entered against them without their knowledge.Read more