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TOWIE's Sugar Hut Costs Judgment

Sugar Hut Group & Ors v AG Insurance [2014] EWHC 3775 (Comm)   Mr Justice Eder today handed down his judgment on costs issues following his substantive judgment on the 20th October 2014 in the matter of the Sugar Hut Group v AG Insurance. The Claimants were ordered to pay the costs of the claim from the 14th June 2014, save for the costs of the discrete issue as to the amount of interest ... [More]

AIB v Redler - Supreme Court Dismisses Bank's Appeal

The Supreme Court yesterday dismissed AIB's appeal in this eagerly awaited decision concerning the measure of loss for breach of trust by solicitors paying away mortgage monies.  The bank claimed its solicitors had to "reconstitute the trust fund" after the solicitors paid an incorrect redemption figure leaving the bank with a second charge rather than a first charge. When the property was so... [More]

Regulating lettings agents and what do we mean by a "reference check" anyway?

The Department for Communities and Local Government have recently issued guidance on the new legislation (Redress Schemes for Lettings Agency Work and Property Management Work (Requirement to Belong to a Scheme etc) (England) Order 2014 (SI 2014 No. 2359)) which came into effect on 1 October 2014 requiring lettings agents and property managers to join one of the three Government redress schemes. ... [More]