Advocacy Manager Peter Blackmore notes the Queen’s speech to Parliament on 21 June 2017 included the introduction of legislation to reduce motor insurance premiums.Read more
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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
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