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The Definition of Integrity

RCJ2 13/03/2018

Although the events leading to the case The Solicitors Regulation Authority v. Malins [2018] 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 solicitors

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A case of interest

SIDE RCJ 09/02/2018

The Court of Appeal’s judgment in Lorna Carrasco v. Rebecca Johnson [2018] EWCA Civ 87 is a rare and instructive authority as to how awards for statutory interest should be determined. 

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Ministry of Justice Consults on Default Judgments

Shutterstock 675367690 12/01/2018

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.

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