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High Court ruling on Principals' liability

A High Court judgement, on an application for Judicial Review, has upheld a decision of the Financial Ombudsman Service (“FOS”) that a Principal, as…

James Denison
James Denison Partner

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Part 36 offers - taking money off the table without losing your costs advantage

The decision of Foskett J in Ballard v Sussex NHS Foundation Trust will be of interest to defendants intending to make reduced Part 36 offers: take…

James Denison
James Denison Partner

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Public sector case law update

With numerous important judgements passed recently, we have summarised recent cases with links provided to the full judgments and our legal updates…

Peter Wake
Peter Wake Partner

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Litigation privilege

As a general rule, a party to whom a document has been disclosed should be entitled to inspect that document. Any party resisting that inspection…

Chris Doran
Chris Doran Partner

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Weightmans welcomes legal duo in London

Two new Partners for Weightmans as firm keeps up fast pace of high level recruitment

Kieran Jones
Kieran Jones Partner

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Claimant’s damned lies in respect of vehicle repair and credit hire claim result in prison sentence

It is said that sequels are rarely better than the originals on which they are based, and it is true that the county court decision in John Vernon v…

Jeff Turton
Jeff Turton Principal Associate

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Prison sentence for Manchester man who falsely claimed for hire car costs following accident

The sentence comes following a case brought by national law firm Weightmans on behalf of courier Tuffnells Parcels Express.

Jeff Turton
Jeff Turton Principal Associate

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BREAKING NEWS: Weightmans secures court victory for business targeted in online hate campaign

Law firm successful in bringing years of online abuse to an end after six day trial

Damian Carter
Damian Carter Partner

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