Archive for 2019

A Wise Word in Time Saves Nine – Ho v Adelekun [2019] EWCA Civ 1988

Posted on: November 25th, 2019 by Brett Anderson
The Court of Appeal has recently considered the issue as to whether it is possible to contract out of fixed costs and, whether the terms “standard basis” and “to be subject to Detailed Assessment” are compatible...

Raising the Bar – Ferri v Gill [2019] EWHC 952 (QB)

Posted on: May 7th, 2019 by Catrin Watkins
The Claimant instructed Leigh Day solicitor to represent him following a road traffic accident. Upon initial review Leigh Day assessed that the matter was suitable for Low Value Personal Injury Portal and a CNF was...

Part 36 consequences – The “near miss” arguments are back

Posted on: January 10th, 2019 by Catrin Watkins
SCCO rules that Part 36 benefit under 36.17(4) are severable The benefits/ consequences of the Claimant beating their own Part 36 offer provided for in CPR 36.17(4) have been considered in a recent SCCO Judgment by...