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This case tracker considers case law to date on fundamental dishonesty particularly in the context of the court’s power to dismiss a claim under section 57 of the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 (CJCA 2015) but also in the context of qualified one-way costs shifting (QOCS). These decisions give some guidance on how the courts are interpreting fundamental dishonesty. Where available we have linked to the cases and/or analysis. This case tracker should be read in conjunction with Practice Notes: What is fundamental dishonesty?, Personal injury claims and the Criminal Justice and Courts Act, Qualified one-way costs shifting (QOCS) and Qualified one-way costs shifting (QOCS)—case tracker.
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When defendants are guilty, they have a choice to plead guilty or to put the prosecution to proof. When they plead guilty they may benefit from a reduction in their sentence as a result, see Practice Note: Credit for guilty plea. However, the Sentencing Council's overarching guidelines on reduction
Overlapping insurance policesThere are various reasons why an insured may end up with overlapping insurance cover, whether deliberately or otherwise.Examples include the situation where the insured takes the benefit of other insurance arranged by another party or where, in the commercial world, risk
A certificate of title (also known as a certificate on title) is a particular species of report on title.When solicitors are instructed to investigate title to land (for instance, when land is being acquired or offered up as security), they will write a report on title for their client, which sets
Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day ie Friday 31 January 2020 has implications for practitioners dealing with provisions in the CPR relevant to cross border matters, including CPR 5.4C (discussed below). For guidance on the impact of Brexit on the CPR, see Cross border
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