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

LLBC v (1) TG (2) JG (3) KR (Fam Div)

The task to be undertaken by the court at a without notice hearing involving vulnerable adults was to evaluate as best it could the degree of urgency, the risks of intervening by way of making an order and the risks of not intervening at that stage.

Author Katharine Scott Date

PH v A Local Authority, Z Ltd & R [2011] EWCH 1704 (Fam)

Test of capacity and approach to be taken to conflicting expert evidence

Author Katharine Scott Date

C v A Local Authority, LMP, LM, A PCT & An Organisation

A case in which the Court considered the application of the Code of Practice to the Mental Health Act 1983 to the seclusion of incapacitated teenagers in schools. 

Author Katharine Scott Date

WCGG v IA [2014] EWCOP 990

A case in which the Court considered whether P had the capacity to make a range of decisions for himself.

Author Katharine Scott Date

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