Disputes and Claims

The Cartridges Law Guide to Small Claims

The Cartridges Law Guide to Small Claims

What is a small claim? Small claims are defined in the court rules as claims for sums of money of under £10,000.  Every case before the court is allocated to a “track” and each track has different rules.  One of the three tracks is for small claims defined as above...

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A Litigator’s Lockdown Diary

A Litigator’s Lockdown Diary

6 weeks into the Covid-19 lockdown, and this is my first blog.  I have started several others, but one of the features of this strange time is that as soon as you have found a subject that might be interesting to write about, we are into another phase.  My...

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Lawyers -v- Homeschooling 2020

Lawyers -v- Homeschooling 2020

As we find ourselves in these very different times, it is causing many families with working parents to try and juggle conflicting areas of their family homes. I’ve been a litigation and dispute resolution lawyer for over 10 years and have been involved in some...

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Chris Tagg On The Potency (Or Otherwise) of Cyclists

Like lots of people, I drive a car, ride a bike and I walk to places. So, I’m a motorist, a cyclist and a pedestrian. What I’ve always found hard to understand is that those three groups, which must overlap almost completely, appear, at least in print and on the web...

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Challenging or disputing a will

As a litigator of many years standing, I’m afraid meeting people who are distressed, worried or in pain is part of my job. After all, I’m supposed to be here to make things get better. It’s always particularly difficult when you meet someone who, on top of all...

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Implications of the Civil Liability Bill

In November the Government passed its Civil Liability Bill through the House of Commons for the second time. This means that, essentially, it has completed its journey through Parliament. I think it’s fair to say it went entirely unnoticed by the news media. But this...

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