Civil Liability Bill arrives in a form capable of achieving reform to key issues of whiplash and discount rate
The long-awaited publication of the Civil Liability Bill has taken place. Each of the two parts of the Bill are designed to have a positive effect in reducing the cost of motor insurance and so from…Read more
Project monitors’ duties and contributory negligence: Lloyds Bank Plc v McBains Cooper Consulting Ltd. DWF successful in the Court of Appeal.
DWF's Michael Robin and James McKay acted for the successful Appellant project monitor to overturn the decision of Mr Justice Edwards-Stuart that a project monitor provided 'advice' rather than…Read more
More early signs of stabilising levels of new claims as the time for the Civil Liability Bill draws near
The latest data releases from Claims Portal and from the Ministry of Justice allows us to consider latest claims trends as we continue to look forward to publication of the Civil Liability Bill to…Read more
The Supreme Court has unanimously held that a borrower's solicitor did not owe the lender on the other side of the transaction a duty of care. The decision involved consideration of the principles…Read more
The Court of Appeal has upheld a decision that a combined liability policy included sufficient aggregation language in respect of the limit of indemnity (LOI), that claims consequent on or…Read more