Latest by Alexandra Anderson

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Between a rock and a hard place

Published on 13 March 2017. By Alexandra Anderson, Partner

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Difficulties for lenders arising out of limitation

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CFAs continue for insolvent companies

Published on 30 April 2015. By Alexandra Anderson, Partner

In April 2013, the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO) came into force, making the success fee applied to a Conditional Fee Arrangement (CFA), and the After the Event (ATE) insurance premiums, irrecoverable by a successful party to litigation proceedings.

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Part 36 – Make your offers early

Published on 06 March 2015. By Alexandra Anderson, Partner

A recent judgment has highlighted the importance of early timing in the making of Part 36 offers.

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"Time's up" – limitation for a claim against a valuer

Published on 17 November 2014. By Alexandra Anderson, Partner

In a decision handed down last week, the court has provided further guidance on the limitation position for claims against surveyors.

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RICS UK Valuation Commission Report

Published on 24 January 2014. By Alexandra Anderson, Partner

Today sees the launch of the RICS UK Valuation Commission Report.

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Now do as you are told!

Published on 17 January 2014. By Alexandra Anderson, Partner

In the case of Thavatheva Thevarajah -v- John Riordan and Others, the Court of Appeal has once again made clear that, if you fail to follow directions for a claim, you will be penalised.

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Mediate or be damned

Published on 24 October 2013. By Alexandra Anderson, Partner

In a landmark decision released yesterday, the Court of Appeal has upheld the decision to deprive a Defendant of part of its costs, for failing to respond to repeated requests to mediate, even though it made a Part 36 offer which the Claimant failed to accept until just before trial.

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Size does matter – risk of potential claims against estate agents

Published on 17 April 2013. By Alexandra Anderson, Partner

A recent Financial Times article has highlighted a potential risk area for estate agents.

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Engineer held liable for losses caused by the fall in property values

Published on 06 February 2013. By Alexandra Anderson, Partner

An engineer may be liable to his client for losses caused by a fall in property values. So held the Court of Appeal in the case of John Grimes Partnership Ltd v Gubbins.

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The dangers of being helpful with evidence…

Published on 18 January 2013. By Alexandra Anderson, Partner

Developers' fraud proceedings against Chartered Surveyors struck out as "unjust harassment"

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