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  EWHC 1528 (Ch), which brings to a halt the short-lived celebrations of Claimants as recovering additional costs under Part 36 becomes more arduous.Read more
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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
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