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NHS Charges: Increase for accidents from 1 April 2020

NHS Charges: Increase for accidents from 1 April 2020

The amount compensators are required to pay to the Compensation Recovery Unit in relation to treatment provided to injured Claimants has been increase ...

Success Fee Arrangements in Scotland

Success Fee Arrangements in Scotland

The Civil Litigation (Expenses and Group Proceedings) (Scotland) Act 2018 introduces fundamental changes to the funding and costs regime in Scotland. ...

Procuring Innovative Technology: Key considerations for contracting authorities and suppliers

Procuring Innovative Technology: Key considerations for contracting authorities and suppliers

As we move into an increasingly digital world, it is, perhaps, inevitable that public sector entities are embracing the use of novel and innovative te ...

How should costs arguments be resolved in Low Value Protocol claims?

How should costs arguments be resolved in Low Value Protocol claims?

Following the introduction of the Low Value Protocols, in which costs are fixed for claims proceeding within the Portal process and for claims falling ...

Is It Always Negligent To Get It “Wrong”?

Is It Always Negligent To Get It “Wrong”?

The recent decision of the High Court in the case of Brady v Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust confirms an important principle in clin ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week: A Case Re-visited

Real Estate Tip of the Week: A Case Re-visited

Current market conditions are some of the most challenging faced by landlords and tenants, creating greater disparity during lease renewal negotiation ...

Pensions Signpost January 2020

Pensions Signpost January 2020

A report detailing recent key developments in Pensions.

Proposed update to planning requirements for biodiversity net gain

Proposed update to planning requirements for biodiversity net gain

The Environmental Bill will introduce a mandatory 10% biodiversity net gain requirement for planning approval. This article will look at how it will b ...

Credit Hire Claims: New Mandatory Requirements

Credit Hire Claims: New Mandatory Requirements

On the 6th April 2020 amendments to Practice Direction 16 (PD16) of the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) come into force which impose a number of mandatory ...

Harassment and The Handmaid’s Tale

Harassment and The Handmaid’s Tale

In what circumstances can a person obtain an interim injunction against another for harassment and defamation?