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Fundamental Dishonesty

Lucy Hodgkins
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Fundamental Dishonesty; Inconsistencies and Lack of Disclosure by the Claimant’s Solicitor is not Sufficient to Conclude that a Claimant is Fundamentally Dishonest

Wayne Raubenheimer v Slater & Gordon UK Ltd

Nicholas Lee
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ATE policy information not obtainable under Part 18 in Solicitors Act assessment (Wayne Raubenheimer v Slater & Gordon UK Ltd) Dispute Resolution analysis: The claimant was refused its application to compel the defendant to answer a Part 18 request for...

Getting the basics right

Nicholas Lee
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Getting the basics right- “All of these errors could have been avoided with a little diligence”

Thompson v NSL Limited [2021] EWHC 679 (QB)

Megan Roxburgh
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In the matter of Thompson v NSL Limited [2021] EWHC 679 (QB) Master McCloud considered an application by the Claimant to revise parts of a budget originally approved by a District Judge in the County Court.

Morrow v Shrewsbury RUFC - Part 36 offers and exaggeration

Lucy Hodgkins
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In the matter of Morrow v Shrewsbury RUFC, Mrs Justice Farbey considered whether it would be just for a Claimant who had exaggerated their claim to recover costs after succeeding at trial, and if not, what would be a reasonable and just deduction to those costs.

Informed consent - what is it and where are we?

Lucy Hodgkins
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Solicitor and own client assessments have been on the rise for some time now. The question of whether informed consent has been provided by the client for the solicitor to charge fees over and above that which had been allowed on an inter-partes basis has recently been considered.

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