In the Matter of Santos-Albert v. Ochi  EWHC 1277 (Ch), Mr Justice Snowden considered whether amendments made by District Judge Fine to a final charging order had been within the scope of her powers under CPR 40.12 (the “Slip Rule”).Read more
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The House of Commons Justice Committee have delivered a report raising a number of concerns about the Government’s plans to increase the personal injury (PI) small claims limit to £5,000.00.Read more
In the matter of Wilton UK Ltd v. Shuttleworth and Others  EWHC 911 (Ch) His Honour Judge Davis-White QC (sitting as a Judge of the Chancery Division) had to decide whether or not to grant the Claimant permission to continue company derivative proceedings pursuant to s.263 Companies Act.Read more
The judgment of Mr Andrew Sutcliffe QC (sitting as a Judge of the High Court) in St Clair v King and another  EWHC 682 (Ch) shows the importance of procedural differences between applications to strike out a statement of case, pursuant to CPR 3.4(2), and those for summary judgment in accordance with CPR 24.2.Read more
His Honour Judge Paul Matthews refers to his previous judgment in respect of litigants in person and notes that it is necessary to expand upon those comments.Read more