- Excalibur sends chill wind... (again)
- CEPEJ Data: Common Law Countries, Average but not with Legal Aid?
- Excalibur raises serious professional conduct concerns for Clifford Chance
- Employment Tribunals: Weighted Against Employers?
- Getting too close to the action: how to blind yourself to ethical rules
Author Archives: Richard Moorhead
The latest instalment in the Excalibur case is interesting for many reasons. One is Lord Justice Clarke’s claim that making litigation funders pay costs on an indemnity basis when costs are awarded against the party they are funding on an … Continue reading
I have had a chance to have a bit of a closer look at the CEPEJ report. It compares public spending on various parts of the justice system in a great deal of detail. Inevitably in seeking to make comparisons, … Continue reading
There’s a new comparison of spending on the justice system out by the European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ) . I have only had a chance to have a quick look but it supports the view that the government’s claims that … Continue reading
Back in March I wrote this about the Cab Rank Rule and its exceptions suggesting the exceptions were what the Cab Rank Rule was increasingly about. The rule was disappearing. I discussed several rather large exceptions to the rule – legal … Continue reading
The Master of the Rolls has given judgment in the QASA appeal where the barristers choosing to judicially review the LSB’s approval of the BSB’s scheme for QASA lost comprehensively. The broad brush of reasoning seems to me to be: … Continue reading
Alistair Brett brought his appeal and the High Count found he had not deliberately misled the court, but only done so recklessly. That’s something of an improvement, but sullied somewhat having been found to have acted without integrity. The final … Continue reading