Publications by Area of Law


In a fix: PAD application costs in Sharp v Leeds CC

Barrister: Marcus Coates-Walker
Area of Law: Personal Injury
Source: Personal Injury Law Journal March 2017 
Summary: Marcus Coates-Walker, a member of our Personal Injury team, has recently authored an article within the March edition of the Personal Injury Law Journal 2017 on Sharp v Leeds CC where it was decided that fixed costs do apply to the costs of a PAD application in ex-protocol cases. 

Download article: In a fix: PAD application costs in Sharp v Leeds CC

Latest Court of Appeal Credit Hire Judgment: McBride v UK Insurance Ltd [2017] EWCA Civ 144

Barrister: James Marwick
Area of Law: Personal Injury
Date: 16 March 2017
Summary: James Marwick, a member of our Personal Injury team, provides analysis of the latest credit hire case before the Court of Appeal.

Download article: Latest Court of Appeal Credit Hire Judgment: McBride v UK Insurance Ltd [2017] EWCA Civ 144

5 Quick Hits from Ilott v Mitson [2017] UKSC 17

Barrister: Oliver Wooding 
Area of Law: Wills, Trusts and Tax
Date: 15 March 2017
Summary: Oliver Wooding, a member of our Wills, Trust and Tax team, provides a five point summary on the Supreme Court decision regarding Ilott v Mitson [2017] UKSC 17. 

Download article: 5 Quick Hits from Ilott v Mitson [2017] UKSC 17

The Children Act 1989 at 25

Source: Resolution Review Magazine
Barrister: Abigail Bond
Area of Law: Children
Date: February/March 2017
Summary: It is 25 years since the Children Act 1989 came into force. Abigail celebrates its key principles and addresses some of the controversial changes proposed by the Children and Social Work Bill 2016.

Download the full article: The Children Act 1989 at 25: the use and misuse of the “cardinal principle”

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Qader incorporated into the CPR

Barrister: Matthew White
Area of Law: Personal Injury
Date: 
13 February 2017
Summary: Matthew White, a member of our Personal Injury team, updates his article “Qader v Esure Court of Appeal decision:- fixed costs do not apply to ex-protocol cases that are allocated to the multi-track” in light of subsequent amendments to the CPR.

Download publication: Qader incorporated into the CPR

UK competition authorities step up their enforcement activity against cartels and other anti-competitive agreements

Barrister: Matthew O’Regan
Area of Law: Competition
Date: 10 February 2017
Summary:  In his most recent article, specialist competition law barrister Matthew O’Regan reviews the CMA’s recent civil and criminal investigations into cartels and other anti-competitive agreements, as well as the first Competition Act investigation by the Civil Aviation Authority.

Download publication: UK competition authorities step up their enforcement activity against cartels and other anti-competitive agreements

Interim Executives (Guernsey) LTD & Others v. Positive Approach Services LTD & Others

Barrister: David Fletcher,
Area of Law: Commercial Dispute Resolution

Summary: David Fletcher, of our Commercial Dispute Resolution Team, acted for the trustees of a Guernsey-based offshore pension scheme in this complex Chancery pension action. The scheme sought to recover pension assets wrongfully removed by a pension-holder.

Download article: Interim Executives (Guernsey) LTD & Others v. Positive Approach Services LTD & Others

Court of Appeal decision in Crawley v. Barnsley MBC [2017] EWCA Civ 36

Barrister: Matthew White
Area of Law: Personal Injury
Date:
3rd February 2017
Summary: The Court of Appeal decides: a Highway Authority’s system was to inspect reported defects the next working day. Not good enough (in the circumstances), according to the Court of Appeal. That’s right… the highway authority’s system was to inspect reported defects the next working day. Not good enough (in the circumstances), according to the Court of Appeal, writes Matthew White, member of our personal injury team.

Download publication: Court of Appeal decision in Crawley v. Barnsley MBC [2017] EWCA Civ 36

Court of Appeal in Sharp v Leeds CC decides fixed costs “plainly apply to the costs of a PAD application” in ex-protocol cases

Barrister: Marcus Coates-Walker
Area of Law: Personal Injury 
Date: 2nd February 2017
Summary: Marcus Coates-Walker, a member of our personal injury team, provides an analysis of the judgment in Sharp v Leeds City Council [2017] EWCA Civ 33 which the Court of Appeal handed down yesterday.

Download article: Court of Appeal in Sharp v Leeds CC decides fixed costs “plainly apply to the costs of a PAD application” in ex-protocol cases

Clarification on Beddoe orders and protective costs – Pettigrew and others v Edwards [2017] EWHC 8 (Ch)

Barrister: Natasha Dzameh
Area of Law: Wills, Trusts and Tax
Source: http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWHC/Ch/2017/8.html
Date: 02 February 2017

Summary: Natasha Dzameh, a member of our Commercial and Chancery team, provides a quick note on the recent case of Pettigrew and others v Edwards [2017] EWHC 8 (Ch) in which judgment was handed down by Master Matthews on 12 January 2017. Natasha was present at the first hearing in this matter. The trustees were represented by Guy Adams who is also a member of Chambers’ Commercial and Chancery team.

Download article: Clarification on Beddoe orders and protective costs – Pettigrew and others v Edwards [2017] EWHC 8 (Ch)


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