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Protection for solicitors against direct settlement out of costs when acting under a CFA Lite in RTA Protocol cases

Protection for solicitors against direct settlement out of costs when acting under a CFA Lite in RTA Protocol cases: an analysis by third six pupil Ikeni Mbako-Allison

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Hampshire County Council v Wyatt - Karen Moss, 3PB Barristers

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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BRUNO MANUEL DOS SANTOS MENDES V HOCHTIEF (UK) CONSTRUCTION LTD [2016] EWHC 976 (QB) - the correct application of cpr 45.49c

The correct application of cpr 45.49c by Sharan Sanghera - Bruno Manuel dos Santos Mendes V Hochtief (UK) Construction Ltd [2016] EWHC 976 (QB)

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Joseph Thomas Beaumont & Lewis O’Neill v David Ferrer [2016] EWHC Civ 768

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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Bird v Acorn Group Limited

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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Brighthouse Ltd v Tazegul [2016] QBD (Spencer J) 12/07/2016

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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SUPREME COURTS DECISION IN KNAUER V MINISTRY OF DEFENCE, [2016] UKSC 9 REVERSES THE LAW FOR CALCULATING QUANTUM IN FATAL ACCIDENT CLAIMS

Michelle Marnham analyses the recent Supreme Court decision in Knauer v Ministry of Defence, [2016] UKSC 9

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When is a claim “brought” for the purpose of Limitation / Paying the Correct Court fee?

3PB's Michelle Marnham considers the question of when a claim is brought for the purpose of limitation following on from the recent decision of Dixon v Radley House Partnership.

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