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.Read more
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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.Read more
The judgment of His Honour Judge Pelling QC, sitting in the High Court, in Higgins & others v. ERC Accountants & Business Advisers Ltd & Others  EWHC 2190 (Ch) is a reminder to legal representatives that they are not obliged to point out each others’ mistakes.Read more
The 14th Edition of the Judicial College Guidelines for the assessment of General Damages in Personal Injury cases was published on the 14th September 2017. They replace the 13th Edition, which was published two years ago.Read more
The Decision of Master Leonard, sitting in the Senior Courts Costs Office, in Mitchell v. Gilling-Smith  EWHC B18 (Costs) will be welcomed by personal injury claimants.Read more
In the matter of Mott & Anor v Long & Anor  EWHC 2130 (TCC) the Defendant’s solicitors obtained relief from sanctions after filing their costs budget 10 days late. The decision, which will inevitably draw comparison with the decision in Jagdish Lakhani v Ibrahim Sheikh Abadullah Mahmud  EWHC 1713....Read more