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Fundamental dishonesty and the Litigation Friend: a cautionary tale

Fundamental dishonesty and the Litigation Friend: a cautionary tale

Can a Litigation Friend be liable for costs if a case is found to be fundamentally dishonest? This questions was raised in the recent case of AX and B ...

Private Prosecutions – An Update

Private Prosecutions – An Update

In light of continuing budget restrictions faced by enforcement agencies and the police, private prosecutions remain on the agenda and an option to be ...

Claimants sentenced to six months following fraudulent insurance claim

Claimants sentenced to six months following fraudulent insurance claim

  On 21 July 2016 four individuals were given six month custodial sentences in the Nottingham District Registry arising from claims made following ...