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A Practical Approach to Breaches

SIDE RCJ 13/10/2017

The judgment of His Honour Judge Gosnell of in Hewitt v. Smith & Winslow Utilities Limited (2017), published on CivilLitigationBrief.com, appears to espouse a more practical – and perhaps less technical – approach to applications for relief from sanctions.

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Court Update

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Lambeth County Court There has recently been some confusion regarding housing matters being heard at Lambeth County Court. Officially, the Court closed last week, with its work transferred to Clerkenwell & Shoreditch; HMCTS list the court as no longer being in service.

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Each side must look after itself

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The judgment of His Honour Judge Pelling QC, sitting in the High Court, in Higgins & others v. ERC Accountants & Business Advisers Ltd & Others [2017] EWHC 2190 (Ch) is a reminder to legal representatives that they are not obliged to point out each others’ mistakes.

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Duties of Solicitors

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Lord Justice Jackson’s judgment in the matter of Thomas v. Hugh James Ford Simey Solicitors [2017] EWCA Civ 1303 examines a solicitor’s duty to advise their clients of claims and will be of interest to all practitioners.

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