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News: Ben Rodgers

The Dekagram: 26th February 2024

Further confusion reigns this week over additional fees charged to air passengers for de-packaged services ancillary to flights. This time the spotlight is on Wizz Air, the Hungarian low-cost airline.

Wizz Air appears to have as many as four different options for…

The Dekagram: 30th October 2023

Another week, another call for evidence. This time it’s the Justice Committee, seeking evidence to inform its inquiry on the work of the County Court, whether the delay in hearing cases is having a detrimental effect on the administration of justice and…

The Dekagram: 31st July 2023

This week we bring you a Dekagram all about costs recoverability, in the contexts of Part 36 and of summary judgment and strike out. The cases on split liability offers just keep coming, with the decision in Mundy v TUI [2023] EWHC…

The Dekagram 3rd April 2023

As we hurtle towards Easter next weekend, passing the Equinox, cautiously welcoming Spring (we’ve been caught prematurely celebrating the passing of Winter before), and preparing for the inaugural Deka Easter Egg Hunt, our chick- and bunny-based musings were rudely interrupted by two…

The Dekagram 17th October 2022

This week has seen interesting developments in the law relating to the recoverability of Spanish penalty interest and in recognition of judgments, as well as the publication of a consultation on proposed alterations to CPR Part 21, most notably in relation to…

Fast track fixed costs are automatically dis-applied in any case allocated to the multi-track

Readers may remember the judgment of HHJ Grant at first instance: it was given in the autumn of last year and for more than 12 months it has given rise to practical difficulties for solicitors and counsel acting for claimants in low-value…

Coventry v Lawrence – additional liabilities compatible with A6 and A1P1

The Supreme Court handed down judgment this morning in Coventry v Lawrence [2015] UKSC 50, the Court’s much-anticipated decision on the legality of the pre-2013 CFA system.  In short, there will not be any change in the law. 
As many readers…

Coroner makes prevention of future deaths report to Department of Health

On Thursday, 5 April 2012, Ronnie Gittens was taken by ambulance to St Thomas’ hospital in London Bridge suffering a psychotic breakdown and expressing dark thoughts about ending his life.  A psychiatrist assessed him as being “for admission”.  His home hospital was…

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