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Michelle Ogunlaja

Limited Discretion to Depart from Part 36 costs convention

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Recently in the case of Tuson v Murphy, the Court of Appeal overturned the decision of the High Court which had ordered that the Claimant should pay legal costs going back a previous year and a half, to when she purportedly began to mislead the Defendant...

Don't Tweet and Drive

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Most people are fully aware that as a driver of a vehicle we are not permissible to use a mobile phone whilst driving. However, most people are not aware that it would be an offence to supervise a holder of a provisional licence whilst using a...

Further Blow to Litigants in Person

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The High Court has delivered a firm reminder to litigants in person (persons without legal representation) that the law will not be moulded for their convenience. In the recent decision of Reynard - v- Fox , Mr Reynard, a litigant in person,...

A warning for would be litigants in person

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Following the Supreme Court ruling in the case of Barton v Wright Hassall , it is evident it is important to obtain legal representation. In this case Mr Barton, a litigant in person, failed to seek confirmation that the Defendant’s Solicitor...

Certainty Provided for Consumers

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Today the introduction of the Consumer Rights Act 2015 has provided certainty for consumers. This Act replaces many of the consumer laws that were previously in place, as previously consumers were entitled to refunds for a reasonable time if...

Ground breaking ruling on Holiday Pay

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The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) have reached a decision on the controversial topic of whether overtime should have been included into employees holiday pay. The EAT have considered the cases of Bear Scotland v Fulton and Baxter, Hertel (UK) Ltd v...

Farewell Tax Disc

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After 93 years in existence the time has come to bid farewell to the paper tax disc which has taken pride of place in the left hand corner of all road worthy vehicles. From 1st October 2014 the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) will no longer issue...