Springer v University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

Springer V University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

No Notification of Funding Arrangement – No Relief from Sanctions! The last few weeks of this month have seen a proliferation of important costs judgements. Over the coming days we will look in more detail at some of these, starting with Springer v University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust 2018 (EWCA) Civ 436 a Read the full article…

solicitor with CPR 3.14 sanctions

CPR 3.14 – Court Fees Only? Some Practical Tips (We Hope You Don’t Have To Use!)

The case law outlining the importance of filing costs budgets on time is well known with the decision in the matter of Lakhani v Mahmud (2017) EHWC 173 being the latest to confirm the difficulty of being successful on an application for relief from sanctions. If either party does fail to file Read the full article…

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Light at the End of the Tunnel? Relief From Sanctions Granted Again

Common Sense & The Three Stage Test Are Applied The Court of Appeal heard three related cases in July 2014, now fondly referred to in cost circles as “The Mitchell Three“, concerning Applications for Relief from Sanctions. The Court of Appeal upheld these three appeals and laid down a three Read the full article…