Froom v Butcher revisited

On 23rd July 2015 the Court of Appeal refused the Claimant’s application for permission to appeal against the decision made by HHJ Platts QC in the landmark case of Pearson… Read more »

Author Neil Block QC Date

Court of Appeal hands down landmark judgment in relation to the interpretation of Regulation 122 of the CIL Regulations

Earlier this month, the Court of Appeal heard an appeal brought by Tesco which engaged an important point of legal principle concerning the proper application of the CIL Regulations to… Read more »

Author Paul Stinchcombe QC, Jonathan Darby Date

Planning permission granted for 35 homes at Sherborne

Outline planning permission has been granted on appeal for a 35 home scheme on land to the north of Bradford Road, Sherborne.  Planning permission had been refused on landscape and… Read more »

Author Richard Harwood OBE QC Date

Winterthur Swiss Insurance Co v AG (Manchester) Ltd & ors (‘The Accident Group Litigation’)

Professional negligence action on a grand scale, brought by insurers to The Accident Group (TAG), against TAG Panel Solicitors

Author Katharine Scott Date

AXA Insurance Limited v Various Firms of Solicitors

Professional negligence group litigation brought by insurers to the Composite Legal Expenses scheme (CLE), against various panel solicitors

Author Katharine Scott Date

Sims v Hawkins (CA)

Application for a costs order against directors of the defendant company pursuant to section 51 of the Supreme Court Act.


Bamrah v Gempride SCCO 5.3.14

A case in which a penalty was imposed by the Costs Master as a result of the claimant’s misconduct. Now on appeal.

Author Katharine Scott Date

R (on the application of W) v Croydon LBC

A case in which the court considered the lawfulness of a decision regarding the placement of the applicant was taken after a flawed consultation in circumstances where the local authority were entitled to terminate the applicant’s placement on the basis of cost. 

Author Katharine Scott Date

SB v A Local Authority October 2012 Court of Appeal

On the findings of fact made by a first instance Judge in a case concerning the rape of a child with a learning disability by her father

Author Katharine Scott Date

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