Helen Marley, advocate on the Southwestern Circuit, considers the Court of Appeal’s recent judgment in Mortgage Express v Lambert  EWCA Civ 555Read more
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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
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.Read more
Lord Justice Briggs has published his final report following his review of the civil courts structure.Read more