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PI Practitioner, June 2017

16/06/17. Each issue a particular topic is highlighted, citing some of the useful cases and other materials in that area. You can also receive these for free by registering for our PI Brief Update newsletter. Just select "Free Newsletter" from the menu at the top of this page and fill in your email address.

Unreasonable behaviour in the Small Claims Track

A common application for the winning side in the small claims track is an application for costs arising from the other party's "unreasonable behaviour". The CPR contains limited guidance as to what constitutes unreasonable, and, perhaps surprisingly, there has been little authority at appellate level to assist. However, the issue recently arose in the Court of Appeal. Although the decision has not fundamentally altered the test, it nonetheless establishes...

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