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Guidance on Proportionate Costs

Leaning White Books 24/11/2017

A decision of Mr Justice Nugee to make a costs management order during the course of the “HBOS Shareholder” litigation, Sharp & others v. Lloyds Banking Group & Others [2017] EWHC 141, has recently been published.

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Fair Warning

County Court 275X100 26/10/2017

Luke Berry, advocate on the Southwestern Circuit, considers the Judgement of Mr Justice Foskett in the case of Partridge v Rakesh Gupta [2017] EWHC 2110 (QB)

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A Practical Approach to Breaches

SIDE RCJ 13/10/2017

The judgment of His Honour Judge Gosnell of in Hewitt v. Smith & Winslow Utilities Limited (2017), published on, appears to espouse a more practical – and perhaps less technical – approach to applications for relief from sanctions.

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