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Claimant Estopped from Relying on QOCS Protection

Leaning White Books 02/09/2016

In HHJ Lopez’s recently published judgment in Raymond Prince v. Egbert H Taylor & Company Limited (2016), he considered whether a Claimant should be estopped from asserting that Qualified One-Way Costs Shifting rules (QOCS) applied to his claim because his solicitors had wrongly represented to the Defendants that a pre-commencement funding arrangement was in place.

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Harsh But Fair?

Barristers Going Into Court 275X100 22/08/2016

Bence Leb, advocate on the Southeastern Circuit, provides a report of the recent decision in Jamadar v Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust EWCA [2016] Civ 21 July 2016

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Case Report

County Court 223X100 05/08/2016

Gareth-Lee Smith, advocate on the Midlands Circuit, provides an over view of the High Court’s decision in Stephen Paul Grant & Anthony Malcolm Cork v Ronald Charles Henry Baker [2016] EWHC 1782 (Ch)

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Dear or No Deal?

Seal 275X100 29/07/2016

Antonella Orazzo, advocate on the South Western circuit, considers the recent case of Hurry Narain Purrunsing v A' Court & Co (A firm) and House Owners Conveyancers Limited [2016] EWHC 1528 (Ch), which brings to a halt the short-lived celebrations of Claimants as recovering additional costs under Part 36 becomes more arduous.

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