Out with the old, in with the new

One of the more boutique areas of my work in credit hire litigation has involved drafting…

Set off, cross claims and costs

Road traffic accident claims, often involve claims by both parties (or more than two parties) that…

Brexit means Brexit

One of the practical aspects of Brexit will be the effect the departure of the United…

On the buses

From time to time, a large vehicle such as a PSV, a bus or coach, may be…

Costs Orders, discontinuance and credit hire

A recent case I had some involvement in, concerned the interesting scenario where a major insurance…

Credit hire and company cars

As has been observed elsewhere, the role of credit hire cars in the late twentieth century…

Seminars and lectures

Each year, I give a number of seminars to the profession. I speak at the Ropewalk…

Part 36 problems

In the view of many lawyers, part 36 is one of the most tricky and technical…

Illiterate clients, free cars, mistake and misrepresentation

Some credit hire claimants are unsophisticated clients. Under cross examination in the witness box, they will…

Reform of section 147 Road Traffic Act 1988 and delivery of insurance certificates

Section 147 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 has been heavily amended by section 9 and…