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19th July 2019

Richard and Ian set out their views on the new minus 0.25% discount rate set by the Lord Chancellor under the Civil Liabilities Act

6th November 2018

The 2018 release of the Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings (ASHE), conducted in April 2018, was published on 26th October 2018.

3rd August 2018

Ian Gunn considers the ramifications for PI claimants with a claim against a local authority.

20th March 2018

We received an update from the Ministry of Justice with regards to the proposed Bill this morning.

28th February 2018

The Ministry of Justice have provided an update with regard to the response to the Justice Committee report in respect of the discount rate

20th December 2017

To reiterate the importance of considering trust advice at the most appropriate time, the following case study highlights one of the issues of deferring advice to too late a stage

20th December 2017

The Justice Committee's report on the proposed discount rate legislation concluded, amongst other things, that there was insufficient evidence of over-compensation to justify the abandonment of Wells.

6th November 2017

The 2017 release of the Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings (ASHE), conducted in April 2017, was published on 26th October 2017.

9th February 2017

In Manna v Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Trust, [2017] EWCA Civ 12, the Court of Appeal considered two particular issues arising from a Roberts -v- Johnstone award for an additional property.

4th January 2017

This blog considers the implications of the decision of Norris J in OH v Craven

21st November 2016

The case of Watt and ABC at the Court of Protection raises some very interesting issues with regards to the use of trusts rather than Deputyship for Protected Beneficiaries.

17th November 2016

We have collected a wide range of documents with regards to the calculation of the discount rate and popped them in our 'knowledge bank'.