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Fixed costs are just the limit

Court1 715X360 (1) 27/07/2018

The Court of Appeal in the conjoined cases of Hislop v. Perde and Kaur v. Ramgarhia Board [2018] EWCA Civ 1726 has ruled that, in a fixed costs case, a claimant whose Part 36 offer is accepted late is restricted to the applicable fixed costs.

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A moving case

Barristers Going Into Court 275X100 06/07/2018

Yisroel Greenberg, advocate on the Southeastern Circuit, considers the Court of Appeal’s judgment in The National Guild of Removers & Storers Ltd v Bee Moved Ltd & Ors [2018] EWCA Civ 1302 and when the principles the Court will apply when deciding whether or not to admit new evidence on appeal.

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Terms of CFA descriptive, not prescriptive

RCJ Sun Side View 22/06/2018

In the matter of Drew Malone v. Birmingham Community NHS Trust [2018] EWCA Civ 137, the Court of Appeal had to decide whether the terms of the Claimant’s CFA, which referred to a claim against the Home Office precluded costs being recovered from the Defendant NHS Trust.

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Scope of the “Slip Rule” considered

Charging Order Act 275X100 05/06/2018

In the Matter of Santos-Albert v. Ochi [2018] EWHC 1277 (Ch), Mr Justice Snowden considered whether amendments made by District Judge Fine to a final charging order had been within the scope of her powers under CPR 40.12 (the “Slip Rule”).

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