Fleet hire and need

A sub species of hire claims that poses particular challenges to litigators are those claims which…

The scarperer’s charter

Easter has now been and gone, and I note with surprise that it is some months…

Human nature II

Assuming that the issues have been sufficiently telegraphed to the putatively dishonest party, how is fundamental…

Human nature

It is sad to say, that insurance fraud is present in a significant number of cases…

2019

2019 is about to begin with the Navy tussling with asylum seekers in the Channel, the…

Illegality reconsidered

A recent case that caught my eye on illegality is that of Wallett v Vickers [2018] EWHC…

Old soldiers never die

Every year it seems that I find myself arguing for or against the application of the…

Abuse of process and multiple proceedings

One topic that arises from time to time in credit hire claims, is an argument that…

On writing

I enjoy drafting documents, including credit hire agreements for use in credit hire contracts and wider…

A long shadow

Summer’s lease has now  expired and in recent weeks I have been alternating the roles of common law…