This month has seen a large number of developments in procedure. However we have had useful posts this month on important developments in liability, evidence, damages and limitation. There is a useful guide to help with costs and costs budgeting which ties in which chamber’s new approach to working with solicitors in the costs budgeting process. Contact Clive or Karen for further details.
POSTS ON PROCEDURE
These have been abundant this month.
- Catherine Duffy wrote on the Cutler -v- Barnet case in Relief from sanction – without a formal application.
- Bronia Hartley continued with the same theme in Applications to extend time to service a respondent’s notice – Mitchell principles apply
- Frances Lawley points out that even an application in advance of the date of breach will not automatically be granted in In time application for extension of time refused.
- John Collins writes on a similar theme in Relief from sanctions Part 2 – applying in time.
- Elliot Kay considers The consequences of non payment of court fees and the failure to file trial bundles
- This was followed by Nicola Phillipson on The Denton 3 stage test when costs schedules are filed late
- Justin Crossley looked at highway tripping in When a system of inspection simply isn’t enough
- Gordon Exall looked at issues relating to causation and liability in No liability for development of sensitivity to platinum.
- Andrew Wilson considers The defence of reasonable practicability in a claim for breach of the workplace regulations.
- Colin Richmond looked at civil evidence of incompetence in other operations in Similar fact evidence in civil cases.
- Many useful tips and guides to costs budgeting and completing precedent H can be found in Costs budgeting and completing Precedent H.
- Mark Henley advises that care should be taken over recoupment in Asbestos, recoupment of compensation and the Pneumoconiosis (Workers Compensation) Act 1979
- Mark Henley write again on Manchester County Court’s Claims Practice Direction to non-mesothelioma cases.
- Simon Ross considers the Howard Platt case in Constructive Knowledge re-visited.