- Respondent’s right to a fair committal application
- Damages. Claimant’s duty to mitigate loss.
- Assured Shorthold Tenancies: new notice and information requirements
- Long term sickness – what evidence should an employer obtain before dismissing the employee ?
- High Court re-affirms “caveat emptor” principle
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Author Archives: Robert Welch
A finding of plagiarism and/or misconduct in research can lead to serious penalties including being expelled from your university course. Recently I was before a Student Senate Disciplinary Committee panel representing a student who had been accused of plagiarism and … Continue reading
The fee for bringing or lodging an appeal in the EAT is £400, the fee for the full hearing is £1,200. Under the EAT rules 1993 rule 34A general power to make costs orders. Under 34A where it appears to … Continue reading
In the recent Court of Appeal case of Gray v Botwright liability was split 50/50 where a driver had proceeded to turn right across a carriageway without checking for oncoming traffic on the assumption that the traffic lights for oncoming … Continue reading
A key objective of the CPR is to ensure that statements of case set out a parties’ case and outline or define the issues. Applications for further information under Part 18 play an important role in reaching this objective. The … Continue reading
In his final appeal judgment as Lord Chief Justice, Lord Judge criticised the “flagrant misconduct and professional incompetence” of leading defence counsel during a four month terrorism trial in Manchester. Lord Judge, sitting with Treacy LJ and Sharp J, dismissed … Continue reading
In the recent Court of Appeal case of Louise Emma Williams v The Estate of Dayne Joshua Williams it was held that a contribution of 25% of the damages by the mother of a child who had been badly injured … Continue reading
In the recent Court of Appeal case, Colin Wright v Michael Wright (Supplies) Ltd & Turner Wright Investments Ltd  EWCA Civ 234 Sir Alan Ward, giving the principle judgment, queried how to bring “order to the chaos” brought by … Continue reading
In Taylor v Brown, 7th November 2011, Bristol County Court (unreported), it was claimed that a horse which had been bought privately from the Defendant was not “good to hack and handle [and] a perfect project for a teenager” with … Continue reading