Claims involving fraud and fundamental dishonesty

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Duties and responsibilities of parties and legal advisers Pleadings—CPR By CPR Part 16.5(2), where a defendant denies an allegation set out in the particulars of claim,...

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Definitions Fraud Defined in Derry v Peek as where it is shown that: 'a false representation has been made (1) knowingly, or (2) without belief in its truth, or (3)...

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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...

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Introduction Over the past decade or so, motor insurers have adopted and developed a strategy for identifying and dealing with road accident personal injury claims,...

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The main aim of the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 (CJCA 2015) is to make provision about how offenders are dealt with before and after conviction and to amend the...

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What is QOCS? Qualified one-way costs shifting (QOCS) was introduced on 1 April 2013 as part of the Jackson costs reforms following the removal of a claimant’s right to...

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This case tracker considers case law in relation to qualified one-way costs shifting (QOCS) in order to provide some guidance on how the courts are interpreting and...

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STOP PRESS: Note that amendments to CPR PD 22 regarding statements of truth will come into force on 6 April 2020. The changes address the issue of cases where a witness...

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This Practice Note considers fundamental dishonesty both in the context of section 57 of the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 (CJCA 2015) and the loss of Qualified...

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