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October 2014

In this new edition of the Round-up, Helen Turnbull discusses the further shift towards enhanced consumer protection as a result of the Supreme Court decision inRobertson v Swift.
Ross Beaton, our new Third Six Pupil,  highlights the potential threat to success fees under old style CFAs as a result of the Supreme Court decision in Coventry v Lawrence (No 2).

Philippa Seal dissects the Court of Appeal decision in McDonald v McDonald, which confirms that Article 8 ECHR defences cannot be deployed against private landlords in a claim for possession.

Finally, Jane Clifton focuses on the case of Arabella Wagenaar v Weekend Travel Limited t/a Ski Weekend and Nawelle Serradj, an interesting case on the effect of qualified one way costs shifting where there is a claim and counterclaim.

The Round-up 2014