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Part 36 offers: should I make a Part 36 or a different type of settlement offer? Practical Tips from 4 New Square
Stephen Innes and Hannah Daly
| 21/01/2019

Hannah Daly and Stephen Innes of 4 New Square consider the pros and cons of different types of settlement offers, following a decision on claimant’s Part 36 offers in JLE v Warrington & Halton Hospitals NHS

2018 – A year in Costs
Stephen Innes, Shail Patel, Pippa Manby and Ben Smiley
| 21/01/2019

Costs law update by 4 New Square - Stephen Innes, Shail Patel, Pippa Manby, Ben Smiley – the most significant costs cases of 2018.

Professional negligence round up of 2018
Helen Evans, Tom Ogden and Marie-Claire O'Kane
| 07/01/2019

Article written by Helen Evans, Tom Ogden and Marie-Claire O'Kane discussing the key areas of development in 2018 for professional negligence and the battlegrounds for the future.

Willers v Joyce Case Note
Paul Mitchell QC and Tom Shepherd
| 13/12/2018

Paul Mitchell QC and Tom Shepherd acted for the successful defendants in the first case in English legal history of alleged malicious prosecution of civil proceedings, following the recognition of the tort by the Supreme Court [2016] UKSC 43. 

Client accounts not bank accounts: common problems and pitfalls
Ben Hubble QC and Clare Dixon
| 12/12/2018

On 6 August 2018 the SRA updated its warning notice on the improper use of a solicitors’ client account as a banking facility. Ben Hubble QC and Clare Dixon of 4 New Square look at how the prohibition on solicitors using their client accounts as banking facilities started, the way in which the rule is now interpreted and the proposed future wording of this aspect of the account rules.