In our new Q&A feature, we ask civil litigation professionals about their daily work and challenges.
In the first of a three-part series on how to avoid professional negligence claims, PJ Kirby QC looks at where claims may arise around after-the-event insurance policies and litigation funding.
Is a duty of good faith usually to be implied into ‘relational’ contracts under the law of England and Wales, asks Jonathan Haydn-Williams.
On 15 May 2018, the Court of Appeal published its judgment in the joint appeals of the P&P Property and Dreamvar cases. Both cases focus on the liability of solicitors where the purported seller of a property is in fact an imposter. Elisabeth Ross considers the cases’ impact.
Can a claimant who has instructed solicitors on legal aid, switch to a CFA and recover the success fee and ATE premium? Imran Benson of Hailsham Chambers discusses the Court of Appeal (CA) judgment in Surrey v Barnet & Chase Farm Hospitals NHS Trust  EWCA Civ 451.
The Supreme Court has ruled against treating a litigant in person as a special case and says the rules as they stand must apply equally to all parties.
Alison Kirby analyses this judgment in which the High Court has considered, for the first time, whether the Arkin cap - the principle that a funder’s potential liability for adverse costs will be limited to the amount of the funding provided - still fits.