- May 14, 2019
Guidance regarding injunctions against persons unknown: Boyd and another v Ineos Upstream Ltd and others
In Boyd and another v Ineos Upstream Ltd and others, Longmore LJ dealt with the tricky issue of injunctions against persons unknown, who were thought to be likely to become protesters at sites selected by the respondents for the purpose of exploration for shale gas by fracking.
- March 11, 2019
The relevance of judges’ assessment of litigants’ ability to participate effectively
In Maitland-Hudson v Solicitors Regulation Authority, Green LJ and Carr J considered the appeal of the appellant (Alexis Maitland-Hudson) against findings of misconduct and dishonesty made against him by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT) in May 2018.
- January 24, 2019
Beware too many experts: Hall v Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
In Hall v Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Master Thornett considered the claimant’s application for permission to rely upon additional neurosurgical evidence and for directions in consequence, including an increase to the claimant’s previously budgeted costs.
- November 7, 2018
Does a stay of proceedings apply to the service of a claim form?
In Grant v Dawn Meats, the Court of Appeal had to decide if a court imposed stay of proceedings applied to the service of the claim form, as well as procedural steps required to be taken during the stay.