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…

The dust behind the door

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

Order Selacchi

One of the more enduring problems created by credit hire claims arises from the 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…

Part 45 and issue based costs Orders

Long term readers of this blog, will know that I tend to place articles I write…

Comparators considered part 3

Our consideration now turns to the second of the two appeals in the conjoined cases of…

Comparators considered part 2

The decisions in McBride v UK Insurance and Clayton v EUI Limited [2017] EWCA Civ 144 in…