The Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal from a tenant who had argued that before the court of first instance made a possession order against her, on mandatory grounds, it should have considered whether such an order was proportionate with reference to her right to a family and private life under Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights (“ECHR”).Read more
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Luke Gibson, advocate on the South-eastern Circuit, considers the problems faced by firms purchasing assigned conditional fee agreements and the recent judgment of His Honour Judge Wood QC in Jones v. Spire Healthcare Limited (2016).Read more
In the matter of Paul Turner v. South Cambridgeshire District Council  EWHC 1017, Mr Justice Warby heard the Applicant’s application for leave to appeal out of time from a decision of the Valuation Tribunal.Read more
In the recent case of Mendes v Hochtief (UK) Construction Ltd  EWHC 976 (QB), Mr Justice Coulson ruled that a Claimant could recover trial advocacy fees under Table 6B in CPR 45 when a claim settled on the day of the hearing, before the trial was heard.Read more
Lord Justice Jackson has recently handed down the Court of Appeal’s unanimous judgment in the case of Sean Phillips v. Carol Willis  Civ 401.Read more
Jonathan Elfer, advocate on the Southeastern Circuit, considers the impact of the Court of Appeal’s judgment in Jockey Club Racecourse Limited v Willmott Dixon Construction Limited  EWHC 167 (TCC) regarding Part 36 offers.Read more