Architect of civil justice reforms calls for working group to examine ‘no win, low fee’ model.
Assessment of loss for the future earning capacity of those suffering residual disability through injury has always been unsatisfactory.
Changes to regulation of consumer credit work pose a dilemma for the SRA. Here are its proposals.
The law around adoptees’ attempts to find out about their real parents.
This case continues to generate interesting discussion in the Supreme Court – this time on the issue of costs.
A dispute arose over the pop track Heartbroken and at an earlier hearing a judge held that the performer’s rights relating to the vocal at the centre of the dispute belonged to the claimant. These proceedings concerned damages.
The Family Division held that the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008 did not have the effect of preventing the court from making a parental order.
The claimants sought judicial review of the lord chancellor’s decisions that there would be 525 duty provider work contracts and an average immediate reduction of 8.75% in criminal legal aid fees.
Skyscanner appealed against the Office of Fair Trading’s decision, accepting commitments from intervening companies in the hotel industry to modify their behaviour by limited discounting of room-only rates to closed groups.
A full report of the judgment in the costs case related to Marley v Rawlings, in which parents had each signed the wrong mirror will.
The claimant Pakistani national challenged the home secretary’s refusal of a British passport to which she claimed to be entitled as a British citizen by descent.
The Commercial Court dismissed the claimants’ application for an injunction pursuant to section 37 of the Senior Courts Act 1981 to restrain the first defendant from pursuing or taking any step in proceedings commenced against the second and third claimants in the supreme court of New York.