Insights

September 2014

Figures from Countrywide suggest that over the last nine years the UK built just one home for every 2.5 new people living in the UK. Of all the countries in Europe only Luxembourg and Switzerland built fewer homes which is a startling statistic when we are faced with an increasing population.

August 2014

The process for recovering money from obstructive or uncooperative foreign debtors is not as difficult as it may first appear. Together with Pierre Haincourt from Credit Limits International we explain the options available.

August 2014

In recent years parties have been asked whether they would like to use the Court’s free small claims mediation service.  If the parties agreed, the more straightforward cases were referred to trained court service staff who would conduct the mediation appointment by telephone (usually an hour maximum) without any cost to the parties.

August 2014

Much has been spoken and written about the 2013 Jackson reforms, with the focus invariably being on funding and costs-related issues, but there are other consequences of the changes which have entered through the back door with much less fanfare.

August 2014

When legal proceedings are underway and successful judgment has been obtained against the defendant, where do you go next?

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