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25 April 2019
David Brown

Fixed costs in clin neg: The prog rock of consultations

Such a complex multi-industry issue as fixed recoverable costs in clinical negligence – weighing up the high costs of litigation against the NHS, versus vital access to justice – is not an easy one to move forward.

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9 April 2019

Courts as the instrument of fraud

Last month’s Supreme Court decision in Takhar considered the fundamental issue of the circumstances in which will the court permit itself to be an instrument of fraud.

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21 March 2019

Misconduct and the risk of double jeopardy on assessment

A recent judgment of Deputy Master Friston deals with an application made on behalf of the defendants for the partial or total disallowance of the claimant’s costs pursuant to CPR rule 44.11(1)(b).

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14 March 2019

Challenges for the PI market in 2019

The world today can be described as volatile and uncertain at the best of times. Given the recent dealings around Brexit, it’s no surprise that we’ve grown resilient to these conditions.

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22 February 2019

Has BTE’s time finally come?

The before-the-event (BTE) legal expenses insurance market is long established, with insurers offering products and solutions in the UK for over 30 years.

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