After several years of consultation, the Pre-Action Protocol for Debt Claims has been finalised and will be implemented on 1 October 2017.Read more
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In his recent Judgment in Chambers v. Rooney & Wiles  EWHC 285 (QB) Mr Justice Walker explains, in detail, why striking out elements of a litigant in person’s claim may be of particular value.Read more
Raghav Trivedi, an advocate based on the Midlands Circuit, analyses the decision of Simmons v City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust  EWHC 2953 (QB) and its potential impact upon the Court’s power to revoke or vary orders.Read more
District Judge Etherington’s recent decision in Car Craft Test Centre v. Kirsty Trotman & Advantage Insurance Company (2017), whilst not binding, is being hailed by many costs lawyers as a significant decision regarding the operation of Part 36, following in the footsteps of Broadhurst v. Tan  EWCA Civ 94.Read more
Mediation Manager Laura-Pauline Adcock-Jones presents “Mediation Monthly” in which articles of interest concerning mediation are presented by LPC Law’s mediators. This month, given that Europe continues to be greatly discussed, Laura discusses the European influence on ADR and ODR.Read more
The Court of Appeal have held, in the case of Sharp v. Leeds City Council  EWCA Civ 33, that applications for Pre-Action Disclosure under s.52 County Courts Act 1984 are interim applications within the meaning of CPR 45.29H.Read more