The  Lord Chancellor today announced that the discount rate will be minus 0.25%. The practical implications of this need to be considered. In particular practitioners may struggle to find tables with  – 0.25% guidance.  Zenith will post details of guidance as soon as it is received.   “Personal Injury Discount Rate – Statement from the Lord […]

The new whiplash portal is due to launch in the spring of 2020. It is likely to cover injuries arising from accidents occurring after 6th April.

From agreement of damages to approval, there are various procedural banana skins to be negotiated along the way.
Here are six tips to help you in having a settlement approved.

The claimant brought an action against the defendant for personal injury following a tripping incident on a path in Abram Park, Wigan.

Woodward & Ors v Phoenix Healthcare Distribution Ltd [2019] EWCA Civ 985 is the latest procedural skirmish in the ongoing battle between Claimants and Defendants.

09/05/2019 British Airways Plc v Prosser [2019] EWCA Civ 547, [2019] All ER (D) 30 (Apr)     Personal Injury analysis: Frances Lawley, barrister at Zenith Chambers, explores the decision in British Airways Plc v Prosser, which found that a solicitor can recover VAT on a medical reporting organisation fee.   What are the practical […]

Zenith Chambers are proud to announce that the Lord Chief Justice has appointed; Colin Richmond, Ruwena Khan, Chris Rafferty, Mark Henley and Keith Allen as a Deputy District Judge on the North Eastern Circuit. Huge congratulations!