In addition to questions about the motivations for curbing legal challenges to political decisions, the proposed reforms to judicial review raise concerns about undermining the reputation of the English courts
Where a case goes pear-shaped due to Lawyer A’s negligence, why can’t Lawyer B sue A to recover damages for B’s financial losses consequent upon that negligence, such as the lost opportunity to derive fees?
The increasing effort by some to ‘unmask’ third-party funders give rise to some concern that a more unscrupulous party will use the transparency to exert pressure and stop the tap.
The idea of suing the NHS for compensation of a wrongdoing/malpractice may not seem the right or popular option right now. Everyone in our sector is wondering how this will pan out.
Whilst most working in credit hire have tried to maintain a co-operative approach during the pandemic, it has starkly amplified some of the behaviours that embody the worst excesses of the industry.