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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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Court Update

County Court 223X100 06/10/2017

Lambeth County Court There has recently been some confusion regarding housing matters being heard at Lambeth County Court. Officially, the Court closed last week, with its work transferred to Clerkenwell & Shoreditch; HMCTS list the court as no longer being in service.

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Each side must look after itself

Court1 715X360 (1) 25/09/2017

The judgment of His Honour Judge Pelling QC, sitting in the High Court, in Higgins & others v. ERC Accountants & Business Advisers Ltd & Others [2017] EWHC 2190 (Ch) is a reminder to legal representatives that they are not obliged to point out each others’ mistakes.

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