Comprehensive insurance, mitigation and credit hire

There is a tendency in litigation for each new legal generation to re-invent the wheel and…

Spring Lecture Tour

Already the diary is filling up for the first few months of next year, and so,…

Non party costs Orders and credit hire companies

One of the other areas of work that keeps me busy, is costs litigation. The gift…

Keep it simple

Section 151 of the Road Traffic Act 1988, whilst a very useful provision for claimants is…

The dust behind the door

Fraud and credit hire sometimes seem to go hand in hand, and the reason is not…

Sound and fury

An interesting case from a few months ago is the decision in the Court of Appeal…

The Blue Book

Long ago, in the mid 1990s the Nottingham County Court had a local practice direction, agreed…

Order Selacchi

One of the more enduring problems created by credit hire claims arises from┬áthe sheer number of…

The resurrection of John Doe

The recent decision of the Court of Appeal in the case of Cameron v Hussain and…

A Question Time on Costs in Manchester on 28th June 2017

On 28th June 2017 I shall be chairing A Question Time on Costs at the Bridgewater…