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Fletchers claims “major victory” on interim payments of costs

Southport injury firm Fletchers claims to have secured the first written judgment ordering defendants to make an interim costs payment based on the new version of the rules which came into force in April 2013. The firm told Liverpool County Court that defendants would throw “any obstacle” in the way.

July 5th, 2016 | 2 Comments »

High Court: “wholly unrealistic” to expect claimants to issue form on Christmas Eve

A High Court judge said it was “wholly unrealistic” for a law firm defending a breach of contract claim to expect solicitors to issue the claim form “just before or on Christmas Eve”. Roth J said The Khan Partnership was guilty of a “flagrant breach of the rules”.

June 16th, 2016 | No Comments »

Employment tribunals urged to bear Denton in mind when faced by procedural defaults

Employment tribunals should have regard to the “insight given by cases such as Mitchell” into what constitutes justice, Mr Justice Langstaff, president of the Employment Appeal Tribunal, has ruled.

December 8th, 2014 | No Comments »