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The Return of Sir Rupert

The Return of Sir Rupert

January 2016 saw the return of Lord Justice Jackson. He appears to be on his “Drive solicitors out of business” tour. In essence, his idea* is to raise the current threshold for fixed fees in personal injury claims from £25,000.00 to £250,000.00. *I use the term “idea” as it isn’t clear whether he has any […]

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The Autumn Statement

The Autumn Statement

November 2015 saw an Autumn Statement which in relation to personal injury claims, was as bleak as November itself. George Osbourne announced plans to: 1 – Remove compensation for whiplash claims and 2 – increase the small claims general damages limit to £5000.00 (from £1000.00). Some will say that (2) above would sufficiently deal with […]

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Charity Dragon Boat Race

Charity Dragon Boat Race

On the 2nd July 2016, 16 of us (including team members of Law Costing) took to the high seas (well, Marine Lake West Kirby and it was somewhat choppy) to make a bid for victory in this year’s charity dragon boat race. Previous years have seen us as runners-up and so our determination was at […]

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