Misrepresentation and rescission

Misrepresentation arguments could be described in one of my favourite phrases, as the gift that never…

Darkest hour

Last night, I cheered myself up by watching Darkest Hour. If you have not seen it,…

The customer is always right

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The wall

Sometimes in credit hire litigation a new and interesting point is raised, or a new riff…

Betterment in the County Court at Newcastle upon Tyne

On 20th December 2019 I attended before HH Judge Freedman in the County Court at Newcastle…

The rise and fall of the doctrine of illegality

I note with surprise that I have not updated this blog for a while. How quickly…

Fixed costs and interpreters’ fees

Roughly 50% of the credit hire trials I have fought, have involved the claimant giving evidence…

Declarations and the Motor Vehicles (Compulsory Insurance)(Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2019

In the last few months, there has been a rush of actions for declarations under section…

Non disclosure and fundamental dishonesty

One of the obligations that a court often imposes upon a claimant by way of case…

The undiscovered country

QOCS like so many areas of costs litigation, could be described as the gift that never…