The High Court has rejected a bid to remove a supervising solicitor overseeing a search order on the grounds that his previous instruction by the same law firm raised questions about his independence.
The High Court has upheld a decision that claimants who made a part 36 offer of £1 and received nominal damages of £10 were entitled to the usual costs consequences of beating their offer.
There is “simply no room” for the court in a Solicitors Act assessment to consider the composition of an after-the-event insurance premium, a costs judge has decided in a key case for Slater & Gordon.
The government is to introduce mandatory, binding arbitration to settle disputes between landlords and businesses struggling to pay their rent because of the pandemic.
Defendant solicitors have welcomed a ruling that medical agency costs beyond the cost of the actual report are irrecoverable under the fixed-costs regime.
Access to important court and tribunal judgments is to be centralised at the National Archives, which the Ministry of Justice said would increase transparency and secure free access for all.
The Covid-related drop in vehicle use and motor claims meant the motor insurance market recorded its best underwriting profit last year since records began, according to EY.
An innovative wheelchair wheel design has won a competition run by London law firm Bolt Burdon Kemp to raise awareness of the day-to-day challenges facing people with spinal cord injuries.
The Office for Statistics Regulation (OSR) has rebuked the Ministry of Justice and the Faulks review of administrative law for issuing “overly simplistic” figures to support the case for reform of judicial review.
A litigation funder that launched last year with a focus on insolvency has now opened up to commercial disputes as it revealed that it is backing Slater & Gordon’s Mercedes group litigation.
For some years, judges have treated witness evidence as less reliable than contemporaneous documents. But is this an issue solely with witness evidence or do those assessing it play a part?