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In a recent judgment in the Employment Appeal Tribunal – Hampshire County Council v Wyatt UKEAT/0013/16 (13 October 2016) – Mrs Justice Simler DBE gave important presidential guidance on the questions which frequently arise in discrimination remedy hearings when tribunals consider claims for non-pecuniary damages and/or where there might be competing causes of injury. Karen Moss

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Sharan Sanghera examines the Court's decision finding that two claimants were precluded by the ex turpi causa principle from recovering damages in Joseph Thomas Beaumont & Lewis O'Neill v David Ferrer [2016] EWHC Civ 768.

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Emma Waldron provides a brief update on the latest development in respect of costs of MOJ Portal drop out "disposal hearings" and considers the potential impact of the case which has been given permission to appeal Bird v Acorn Group Limited

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Following new evidence which amounted to a prima facie case of perjury and fraud concerning the independence of a witness, Spencer J ordered that a county court judgment be referred back to the trial judge to determine whether judgment should be set aside. Jonathan Gaydon reviews Brighthouse Ltd v Tazegul [2016]

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The latest decision of the Court of Appeal to consider the Mitchell principles for granting relief from sanctions, has endorsed their strictness: Oak Cash & Carry Ltd v British Gas Trading Ltd [2016] EWCA Civ 153. The guidance relates to the operation of those principles in the context of Unless Orders - by Louis Weston

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