Judgment handed down in Lewis-Ranwell v G4S Health Services & Others (2024)

The Court of Appeal has today handed down its long-awaited judgment in Lewis-Ranwell v G4S Health Services & Others (2024). It held, by a majority of 2 to 1, that a person who deliberately and unlawfully kills whilst insane is not barred by the defence…

Hulme v Handley Law Ltd

In a decision from March just published, Costs Judge Leonard ruled that the defendant in this case had “every right” to terminate its retainer with a clinical negligence client when presented with evidence that she had lied about the severity of her symptoms. The allegations…

Alternative Dispute Resolution Briefing: May 2023

Welcome to the first edition of the Deka ADR Team Briefing. This is a really exciting time in the history of ADR, which is increasingly at the front and centre of any litigation procedure. Lisa Dobie here considers the future of ADR, focussing on the…

Gurion Taussig acts in High Court false imprisonment claim

This week Gurion Taussig successfully defended G4S Secure Solutions UK Ltd (‘G4S’) in an appeal in the High Court, Chancery Division, Birmingham District Registry.

Gurion Taussig is successful in High Court Appeal on Part 36 costs case

Gurion Taussig successfully appealed a decision of Master Whalan in respect of the costs of a detailed assessment that concluded at provisional assessment stage.

Legal Aid, Sentencing & Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 can benefit CICA applicants with pre-LASPO criminal convictions

The Upper-tier Tribunal has recently handed down judgment in G v The First-tier Tribunal (interested party: Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority) [2016] UKUT 0196 (AAC), a decision which has important ramifications for CICA applicants who have criminal convictions pre-dating the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of…

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