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Two cases on offers in litigation

The costs judgment in  Burgess & Anor v Lejonvarn [2019] EWHC 369 (TCC) is probably a judgment that should be shown to all litigants.  The claimant rejected an offer of £25,000 and failed to beat that offer at trial.   The defendant’s budget was £724,265.63...

Train as a Mediator with ProMediate

Join us for our business orientated mediator training course in June 2019. Civil Mediation Council Registered 5 day training course. Observations provided to obtain registration with the CMC. Manchester venue. Better value than other training providers. Join...

Limitation Standstill agreements may be ineffective!

Parties in inheritance act disputes and contentious probate claims often agree standstill agreements in order to avoid the cost of issuing proceedings within the 6 month period laid down. They are used in other types of claim also. It now appears that such agreements...

Marriage Counseling and Family Law

Marriage counseling might feel unneeded or like a hassle, but sometimes it really is needed for a relationship. If you and your spouse are having marital issues, there is no reason why you shouldn’t try to make it work. Divorce is the final step of the end of a...