A paralegal at Irwin Mitchell falsely claimed to the court and opposing solicitor that he had not received a notice of trial in a bid to prevent his client’s case from being struck out.
Judges are a bit happier in their jobs than they were five years ago but feel seriously undervalued by the government, the latest judicial attitude survey has revealed.
The Master of the Rolls has launched a consultation on draft arbitration rules to resolve disputes arising out of novel digital technologies, such as smart contracts and blockchains.
Which? has launched the latest representative action, arguing that 29m people have been overcharged for their smartphones. Another representative action is being brought against Facebook.
The Civil Procedure Rules remain temporarily accessible on the old justice.gov.uk website as justice minister Lord David Wolfson promised to ensure that their new home would be more user-friendly.
A fraudster who faked a road traffic accident and invented a fictitious accident management company to facilitate a whiplash claim has been handed a suspended prison sentence.
A High Court has described the double deletion by a witness for the claimant of crucial emails on the eve of the trial of a film financing dispute as a “very serious misdeed”.
The government has scrapped plans to implement the Vnuk law, which would have extended compulsory insurance to a wide range of vehicles and onto their use on private land.
Tens of thousands of Uber drivers could be entitled to £12,000 in compensation, lawyers said today after the Supreme Court ruled they should be classed as workers.
Justice minister Lord David Wolfson has promised an urgent review of the decision to move the Civil Procedure Rules to the gov.uk website in a far less user-friendly format.
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.