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BREAKING NEWS: Court of Appeal reviews fundamental dishonesty meaning for first time since Jackson reforms

In the first case to consider the meaning of fundamental dishonesty following the reforms of Lord Justice Jackson, a legal team at national law firm…

Iain Davison
Iain Davison Partner

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A point of interest

In this article, Mickaela Fox and Deborah Sullivan consider the issue of interest awards in solicitors’ negligence cases in the wake of the recent…

Mickaela Fox
Mickaela Fox Partner

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Fraudster who sued council for bogus highway accident found guilty by High Court

Doncaster MBC established contempt of court in committal proceedings against a claimant who lied about suffering an injury on the public highway.

Peter Wake
Peter Wake Partner

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BREAKING NEWS: Fraudster who sued council for bogus highway accident found guilty by High Court

National law firm Weightmans, Doncaster MBC and insurers Zurich Municipal have successfully established contempt of court against a fraudster who…

Peter Wake
Peter Wake Partner

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The NIS Directive and the potential for European Member State cooperation

Imagine a massive cyber attack shutting down your fridge-freezer, immobilising your car and switching off your central heating.

Mark Surguy
Mark Surguy Partner

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The implications of the CJC NIHL Report

This report is the body of work behind the proposals headlined in Lord Justice Jackson’s Supplementary Report on Fixed Recoverable Costs for Civil…

Jim Byard
Jim Byard Partner

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Court of Appeal ruling 'serious harm' - Defamation Act 2013

The Court of Appeal has handed down its first judgment on the interpretation of the ‘serious harm’ test under section 1(1) of the Defamation Act…

Peter Wake
Peter Wake Partner

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Scottish historic child abuse Claims

The Limitation (Childhood Abuse) (Scotland) Bill (“the Bill”) received Royal Assent on 28 July 2017 thereby removing the limitation period of three…


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