Monthly Archives: December 2021

Blue Manchester Ltd v Bug-Alu Technic GMBH [2021] EWHC 3095 (TCC)

Published: 22/12/2021 | News

Summary An application to strike out the Second Defendant’s witness statements for non-compliance with Practice Direction 32 (“PD32”) and Practice Direction 57AC (“PD57AC”) failed. While criticisms were levelled at the witness statements in question, their failings did not warrant strike out. Further, the Claimant’s application for relief from sanctions failed. His Honour Judge Stephen Davies, […]

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Personalised Seminar Offerings

Published: 14/12/2021 | Seminars

In addition to our public Webinar Series, we also offer personalised, virtual and in-person seminars, in areas of law to include: Personal Injury Clinical Negligence Employment Fraud Insurance Travel Property Damage Product Liability Should you wish to receive a copy of our latest talks, please contact our Marketing Manager Kelly Penstone-Smith with a note of […]

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Hannah Saxena successfully defends serious pedestrian claim for bus company

Published: 14/12/2021 | News

Hannah Saxena appeared for a bus company in a claim brought by a 22 year old female pedestrian who had been hit by a bus in London, after she walked out at a junction, without looking.  The claimant sustained serious pelvic fractures and was claiming over £600,000 in damages. HHJ Baucher found that the bus […]

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WEBINAR: Fixed costs on the Fast Track: Best practice, tips and a review of the rules

Published: 13/12/2021 | Webinars

Date: 7 December 2021 @ 16:30 Duration: 1 hour Presenters: Laura Fitzgibbon & Rosalind Young Join Laura and Ros for a whistle-stop tour of the fixed costs provisions on the Fast Track; featuring a review of the rules and case law, and reminders, tips and pointers for best practice generally. For a recording of the […]

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Josh Hedgman successful on appeal to set aside costs order made in favour of the Claimant

Published: 13/12/2021 | News

Josh Hedgman was recently instructed to appeal an order for costs in the case in favour of the Claimant. The substantive claim involves an allegedly severe brain injury with issues relating to capacity. The Claimant applied to adjourn a four-day trial on the basis that his previous solicitor had let him down and had not properly […]

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Success for Peter Savory as he Defends a Substantial Credit Hire Claim

Published: 03/12/2021 | News

Peter Savory recently had success in defending a personal injury claim and associated losses, including a substantial credit hire claim. The claim was brought as a consequence of a road traffic accident and, having heard liability submissions, was dismissed by HHJ Duddridge. The Claimant had attended court with incomplete disclosure of financial documents relating to […]

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