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Solar power settlement is “largest ever” Human Rights Act payment

A law firm has said it has helped obtain the “largest ever sum” recovered by a Human Rights Act claim, after the government settled longstanding litigation by solar energy companies at just under £60m. Commercial firm Asserson said the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) confirmed that it had made the payment in response to a freedom of information request.

April 5th, 2018 | No Comments »

Don’t apply for adjournments based on Coventry, say defence lawyers

Insurers should not apply for adjournments in pre-April 2013 cases over the payment of success fees and after-the-event insurance in the wake of the Supreme Court’s ruling in Coventry, a leading defendant law firm has recommended.

August 7th, 2014 | No Comments »