Articles

Material contribution in ‘indivisible injury’ cases – Think again?

Material contribution in ‘indivisible injury’ cases – Think again?

Date: 31 May, 2022
Robert Sowersby, Clinical Negligence Barrister, discusses material contribution during clinical negligence cases.

Litigating traumatic brain injury: hidden deficits and the frontal lobe paradox

Litigating traumatic brain injury: hidden deficits and the frontal lobe paradox

Date: 13 May, 2022
Headway’s Action for Brain Injury week (16-22 May 2022) is this year focusing on hidden disability. In litigation arising from brain injury, the task of lawyers and medico-legal experts is to ensure that no disability remains hidden. The frontal lobe paradox presents a challenge to this objective.

Blu-sky thinking: the Interfoto principle and terms incorporated by reference

Blu-sky thinking: the Interfoto principle and terms incorporated by reference

Date: 12 May, 2022
Featured in April's edition of the Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Finance Law.

E-Scooters: The Current Framework - Part 1

E-Scooters: The Current Framework - Part 1

Date: 12 May, 2022
In the first of a five-part series, Sophie Walmsley, Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence Barrister, addresses e-scooters and their role in personal injury claims. Part 1 is around the background of e-scooters including the regulations and insurance.

Failure to provide reasons for seeking an extension of an administrator's term of office - Nullity or curable defect?

Failure to provide reasons for seeking an extension of an administrator's term of office - Nullity or curable defect?

Date: 4 May, 2022
Govinder Chambay considers the decision in Re Caversham Finance Ltd [2022] EWHC 789 (Ch) - which deals with the issue of whether a failure to provide creditors with the reasons for seeking an extension of an administrator’s term of office is a curable defect or not.

Revision and variation of costs budgets on account of significant developments: Consequences of failing to obtain the court’s approval

Revision and variation of costs budgets on account of significant developments: Consequences of failing to obtain the court’s approval

Date: 2 May, 2022
In the first of a series of articles based on cases in which he has been instructed, Oliver Moore discusses a party’s failure to obtain the Court’s approval of revisions to its costs budget following a significant development.

Overspending budgeted costs – the importance of keeping clients informed

Overspending budgeted costs – the importance of keeping clients informed

Date: 26 Apr, 2022
The recent case of ST v ZY [2022] EWHC B6 (Costs) highlights the importance of solicitors keeping their clients properly and fully informed when it comes to exceeding budgeted costs. This article by Sophie Walmsley will consider the key features of the judgment.

Hunt v Annolight Ltd and Ors [2021] EWCA Civ 1663

Hunt v Annolight Ltd and Ors [2021] EWCA Civ 1663

Date: 30 Mar, 2022
By judgment handed down 10th November 2021, the Court of Appeal unanimously overturned a decision to allow cross-examination of a solicitor facing a wasted costs order against his firm but held that such a step would be warranted in exceptional circumstances.

Greyson v Fuller: Welcome clarification on the interpretation of the RTA Protocol and the interplay between the low value PI claim protocols and the CPR

Greyson v Fuller: Welcome clarification on the interpretation of the RTA Protocol and the interplay between the low value PI claim protocols and the CPR

Location: Bristol, UK | Date: 9 Mar, 2022
After a long wait following an appeal hearing in April 2021, the High Court appeal decision in Greyson v Fuller [2022] EWHC 211 (QB) was handed down in February.

Updates to the Highway Code - 2022

Updates to the Highway Code - 2022

Date: 7 Mar, 2022
Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence Barrister, Manon Rowlands, discusses the 2022 updates to the highway code.