Archive for October, 2016

Richard Andrew Campbell v Robert Campbell [2016] EWHC 2237 (Ch)

The Claimant was a litigant in person. A costs management hearing was held. The Claimant wished to obtain legal assistance falling short of a firm of solicitors having conduct of the litigation. These solicitors would then instruct a barrister who was not Direct Access qualified. The Court considered: (1) to what extent CPR r3.13 to […]

October 28, 2016 В· Editorial Team В· Comments Closed
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Jacqueline Ann Smith v (1) Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (2) Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust (3) Secretary of State for Justice [2016] EWHC 2208 (QB)

The Claimant cohabited with her partner for over two years before he died as a result of the negligence of the First and Second Defendants. Under s.1A(2)(a) of the Fatal Accidents Act 1976 (as amended), two year plus cohabitees were not entitled to bereavement damages. The Claimant sought a declaration regarding the interpretation of s.1A(2)(a), […]

October 15, 2016 В· Editorial Team В· Comments Closed
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