Acceptance of Part 36 offers – what happens if the offer made was a mistake?
Cases discussing Part 36 offers usually concern whether they were accepted after expiry of the relevant period, their withdrawal and the costs associated with their acceptance or rejection. But what happens if a party makes a Part 36 offer which they allege is a mistake, and that offer is accepted by the other side?
Recently, I appeared before DDJ Smith in ...
Civil Liability Act 2018 receives Royal Assent on 20th December 2018
The news that the Civil Liability Act 2018 received Royal Assent on 20th December 2018 may have passed many by due to the Christmas Holiday period. Now that it is an Act of Parliament it is perhaps sensible to look more carefully at the terms of the Act to assess what areas may give rise to dispute as it comes into force.
As a recap the Act is designed to...