Allocation wars

Over the last two decades, there have been at least two great battles on allocation, which…

Old Possum’s Book of Witness Statements

Memory, turn your face to the moonlightLet your memory lead youOpen up, enter inIf you find…

Abuse of process

An issue that arises from time to time in credit hire claims is that of abuse…

You just can’t get the parts

One of the more frustrating issues for insurance companies facing credit hire claims, has always been…

Credit hire past and credit hire yet to come

Each year, for longer than I care to remember (a further sign of old age) I…

Credit hire for tigers

If you want to become a Tiger, you must forget about playing the best moves and…

Barrister of the Year 2020

Completely out of the blue, and a very pleasant surprise for the end of the year,…

Cab rank principles

Decisions of the Court of Appeal on aspects of credit hire litigation have proved rare recently,…

Illegality again

Slowly, with the pace of a timorous snail, England approaches Lock Down again. The notion that…

The Mountains of Instead

Clear, unscalable ahead Rise the Mountains of Instead,  From whose cold, cascading streams None may drink…