In J C and A Solicitors Ltd v Andeen Iqbal & Another  EWCA Civ 355 the Court of Appeal overturned a decision by District Judge Phillips in the County Court at Cardiff, where he had ruled that insurers could recover Stage 1 costs that had been paid when the protocol Claimants had subsequently failed to advance their claims in the prescribed Stage 2 manner.Read more
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In their joint judgment in Peter Dammermann v. Lanyon Bowder LLP  EWCA Civ 269 , LJJ Longmore and McFarlane considered CPR Part 27.14(2)(g) and sought to give some guidance on when a litigant in a matter allocated to the Small Claims Track should be liable for costs as a result of “unreasonable behaviour”.Read more
This month, Mediation Manager Laura-Pauline Adcock-Jones considers the worth of parties saying “sorry” during mediation and the relevant factors that could affect whether such a suggestion is even worth pursuing.Read more
Raghav Trivedi, an advocate based on the Midlands Circuit, analyses the decision in Brightside Group Limited and Others v RSM UK Audit LLP and Others  EWHC 6 (Comm)Read more
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has introduced a new version of their Arrears Information Sheet, which, pursuant to s.86A Consumer Credit Act 1974, must be provided by lenders when sending a borrower notice of sums in arrears under ss.86B and 86C of the Act.Read more
Freddie Farncombe, Advocate on the South Eastern Circuit, further considers the recovery of credit hire charges following the recent cases of McBride v UK Insurance Limited and Clayton v EUI Limited  EWCA Civ 93.Read more