November 29, 2016

Ground Rent Escalation Clauses & Ground Rent Doubling Every 25 Years

Ground Rent escalation clauses in residential Leases-was my solicitor negligent? There has been recent publicity about Ground Rent escalation clauses in residential Leases and the shocking […]
January 12, 2016

The Court Fee Hike: A Walk along a Dangerous Path-the Road to Abuse of Process and Strike Out

1. The Obvious Problem Increased Court fees create a potential barrier to access to justice and increases the costs and risks of litigation. This is as […]
November 7, 2015

Can I sue my solicitor for negligence? Examples of solicitor negligence

Even though part of a solicitor’s job is to sue, it does not make him or her immune from being sued in their professional capacity. A […]
September 30, 2015

Litigation Solicitor Middlesbrough.

Immediate Vacancy-Litigation Solicitor for Professional Negligence Claims required in Middlesbrough. We are looking for a motivated and energetic LITIGATION LAWYER with a good academic background. An […]
September 4, 2015

What Does ‘Time Barred’ Mean?

If you have discovered that a claim your solicitor was pursuing on your behalf has been ‘time barred’, you may be wondering what this means, exactly, […]
September 9, 2014

Law Firm of the Year-Professional Liability-United Kingdom

2014 Global 100 Awards Winner: We are proud to announce that we have been appointed winners in the Global 100 Awards 2014 and have been successful […]
September 9, 2014

UK Professional Liability Law Firm of the Year

2014 ACQ Global Awards Winner: We are proud to announce that Matthew Wilkinson Solicitors have been selected as the Winner of the ACQ Global Award 2014 […]
July 21, 2014

Should applying Denton, Decadent and Utilise to Mitchell really produce any different result?!

In Mitchell v News Group Newspapers Ltd 2013 the Client or the Solicitor potentially lost half a million pounds by a retrospectively imposed sanction for failing […]
July 10, 2014

If Davies v Liberty Place was an ingenious Mitchell buster has it been torpedoed by Denton v White?

In Paul Dean Davies V Liberty Place (Sheepcote Street) Management Co (2014) Leggatt J found an apparently ingenious way to get round the obvious draconian effects […]