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Personal Injury weekly highlights—6 February 2020

Published on: 06 February 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Personal Injury weekly highlights—6 February 2020
  • In this issue:
  • CPR developments
  • CPR changes—March and April 2020
  • Case management
  • Court of Appeal confirms dominant purpose test applies to legal advice privilege (R on the application of Ltd v Civil Aviation Authority
  • Joinder of parties—the procedural approach
  • Practice—Anonymity
  • Summary judgment set aside where no reasoned judgment, and complex law and facts
  • Settlement
  • More...

Article summary

This week's edition of Personal Injury weekly highlights includes analysis of a Court of Appeal judgment of Wickes Building Supplies Ltd v Blair (No 2) (Costs) which held that qualified one-way costs shifting (QOCS) will apply to the costs of an appeal arising from the Pre-Action Protocol for Low Value Personal Injury (Employers’ Liability and Public Liability), as well as outlining the CPR changes set out in the Civil Procedure (Amendment) Rules 2020 which come into force on 20 March and 6 April 2020. We have our usual round-up of other key cases and news as well as webinar dates for your diaries, and New Law Journal articles of interest. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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