Articles - DAC Beachcroft

Articles by Hannah Volpe

What is Fundamental Dishonesty? In this case, a central allegation to the case, based upon a lie

What is Fundamental Dishonesty? In this case, a central allegation to the case, based upon a lie

In the case of Razumas v Ministry of Justice 2018 EWHC 215 (QB), the Court considered how to deal with a Claimant who had positively pleaded a mislead ...

Court of Appeal rule switch from LSC to CFA funding pre-LASPO as unreasonable

Court of Appeal rule switch from LSC to CFA funding pre-LASPO as unreasonable

In the cases of Surrey v Barnet & Chase Farm Hospitals NHS Trust (& Others) 2018 EWCA Civ 451 the Court of Appeal considered the reasonablenes ...

Med-mal: Singapore adopts hybrid approach to Bolam/Montgomery

Med-mal: Singapore adopts hybrid approach to Bolam/Montgomery

The law relating to breach of duty in medical negligence has been under attack in recent times. The principles of Bolam v Friern Hospital Management C ...

Singapore adopts hybrid approach to Bolam/Montgomery

Singapore adopts hybrid approach to Bolam/Montgomery

The law relating to breach of duty in medical negligence has been under attack in recent times. The principles of Bolam v Friern Hospital Management C ...

Last minute conversion to a CFA won't prevent recovery of additional liabilities

Last minute conversion to a CFA won't prevent recovery of additional liabilities

In a recent case it was determined by the Court that success fees and ATE premiums relating to Claimants were recoverable where there had been a chang ...

Cost budgets: The available fund, not the figure you are entitled to recover

Cost budgets: The available fund, not the figure you are entitled to recover

In the recent decision of Merrix v Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust the Court rejected the Claimant's argument that there was no need for detaile ...