We have recently become aware of an issue where PCOL (Possession Claim Online) has been generating hearing notices for new claims at the County Courts at Bridgend and Neath, despite these Courts having been closed.Read more
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Head of Advocacy Patrick Le Bas looks at the requirements for obtaining a warrant of possession in circumstances where a suspended possession order has been breached in light of the recent case of Cardiff City Council v Lee  EWCA Civ 1034.Read more
Jeff Zitron, advocate on the South Eastern circuit, discusses the perils of not complying with pre-action protocols, as demonstrated by the recent County Court Judgment in Chapman v Tameside Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (the County Court at Bolton, 15th June 2016, Claim No: B74YM281)Read more
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued a consultation entitled The fair treatment of mortgage customers in payment shortfall: impact of automatic capitalisations.Read more
The Ministry of Justice is reconsidering planned reforms to whiplash claims and will be putting forward fresh proposals.Read more
Helen Marley, advocate on the Southwestern Circuit, considers the Court of Appeal’s recent judgment in Mortgage Express v Lambert  EWCA Civ 555Read more
In his recent judgment in Leigh Ravenscroft v. Canal and River Trust  EWHC 2282 (Ch), Chief Master Marsh considered whether an individual should be entitled to act as McKenzie Friend for the Claimant and if so, whether the McKenzie Friend should then be granted permission to conduct litigation and act as their advocate.Read more