The Round-Up this month again focuses on the effects of Mitchell.
Philippa Seal offers some comfort for those seeking relief from sanctions when discussing the case of Lakatamia Shipping Co Limited v Nobu Su  EWCH 275 (Comm).
Winston Jacob also provides hope for those seeking relief under CPR 3.9. He studies the case of Nelson v Circle Thirty Three Housing Trust  EWCA Civ 106 in which the Court of Appeal seems to have forgotten about the more robust approach to relief from sanctions proposed by Mitchell.
Elizabeth Dwomoh offers advice for those who have been late filing a costs budget when considering the case of The Governor & Company of the Bank of Ireland v Philip Pank Partnership  EWHC 2844 (TCC).
Finally Vaughan Jacob looks at how the Mitchell approach has been adopted by the High Court in considering CPR 52.3(5) and a request to renew an application for permission to appeal.