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…

Cab rank principles

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

Pleading points

Despite the current shutdown of much of the economy, the world continues to turn, the seasons…

Growing old

One of the pleasures of growing old, is the realisation that time is circular and one…

Abuse of process and multiple proceedings

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

A long shadow

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

The mills of god

An interesting appeal I dealt with recently concerned a £120,000 claim for credit hire: His Honour…

The postman always rings twice

In the case of Miah v Minea County Court at Liverpool 26th April 2018 handed down recently,…

Sound and fury

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