Iqbal and another v J C and A Solicitors Ltd; Smith and another v J C and A Solicitors Ltd; Pitts and another v J C and A Solicitors Ltd

Practice – Pre-trial or post-judgment relief. The Court of Appeal, Civil Division held that the judge had been wrong in his construction of the Pre-Action Protocol for Low Value Personal Injury Claims in road traffic accidents. There was no express provision for repayment of the stage 1 costs in the relevant circumstances and therefore no such right could be properly be implied.

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