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Roger André secures Fundamental Dishonesty findings

Those who are instructed to defend against claims of injury and other special damages, such as credit hire and rehabilitation claims, are acutely aware of the burden placed on the defence in alleging Fundamental Dishonesty. Whilst on paper, there may not be…

Dekinar Recording: Fundamental Dishonesty and Credit Hire – An Update

In yesterday’s webinar, Roger André and Roderick Abbott looked at recent developments in personal injury / insurance fraud and credit hire claims.

Using case examples, they provided an update on fundamental dishonesty claims and the issues that commonly occur in credit hire…

Non-Party Costs Orders & Credit Hire Companies


This article discusses a recent case where I was instructed to act on behalf of an insurer defendant in an application for a non-party costs order against a credit hire company which had provided a claimant with a vehicle on credit…

Deka Chambers celebrates its 1st anniversary

Today, 3rd October, marks a year since Deka Chambers formed, creating one of the biggest common law sets in the country.

Over the past 12 months Deka has proved itself as a leading national and international Set. Formed from formidable common law…

Dekinar Recording: Understanding the New Fixed Costs Regime

From 1st October 2023, civil litigation in England and Wales will dramatically change. Virtually all claims valued up to £100,000 will be subject to a new fixed costs regime. Fixed recoverable costs will be extended across the fast track, and a new…

Deka Chambers shortlisted in British Legal Awards 2023

We’re delighted to be shortlisted for Chambers of the Year in this year’s British Legal Awards.

Dekinar recording: The Damages Claims Portal

In yesterday’s webinar, Robert Parkin considered the Damages Claims Portal and made suggestions as to the circumstances in which use of the DCP is mandatory, how to avoid this, and how to get out of trouble if mistakes happen.

Practitioners are…

Deka Chambers publishes pupillage application form and guidance

Deka Chambers will be inviting applications from candidates for pupillage in line with the Bar Council timetable. Applications will be accepted from 4 January to 8 February 2023.

We are advertising for up to three vacancies: one to commence in October 2023;…

Big changes afoot to QOCS: new rules will reverse Ho v Adelekun & Cartwright v Venduct


All personal injury practitioners know that in a QOCS case a costs order in a defendant’s favour can be enforced against orders for damages and interest in a claimant’s favour (“costs/damages enforcement”). Whether a costs order in a defendant’s favour can…

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