9th February 2015

Association of Costs Lawyers granted permission to intervene in Coventry v Lawrence

Arguments in favour of incompatibility may be based on incorrect or incomplete view of how the costs system worked pre-Jackson The Association of Costs Lawyers (ACL) […]
4th February 2015

CPS’ handling of fatal RTAs deemed poor

Specialist prosecutor role recommended but government cuts remain an obstacle The CPS is not delivering the same standard seen in rape and serious sexual offence cases […]
2nd February 2015

Carnage in the personal injury sector yet to happen

Experts say fee earners are stalling work procured pre-July 2013 The long-expected shake-out of the personal injury (PI) market will take place next year, following a […]
9th January 2015

Experts using ‘off the shelf data’ to be challenged by courts

‘Rigorous methods’ of providing detailed assessments more likely to succeed Experts that use traditional methods of assessing earnings in clinical negligence and personal injury cases are […]
7th January 2015

Lord Chancellor’s ‘pitiful creature’ SARAH Bill survives latest attack

‘Monument to Grayling’ clears its final hurdle in the House of Lords as it passes third reading The Lord Chancellor’s controversial Social Action, Responsibility and Heroism […]
19th December 2014

Clearing the Rome II hurdle

The question of which country’s laws apply to a personal injury claim is not as simple as it seems, explains Sophie Robson Picture the scenario: you […]