Relief from sanctions: how far has the pendulum swung back?

In recent months we have seen a number of decisions which show a greater willingness to grant relief from sanctions for breaches of rules and court orders, compared to the more draconian judgments of the immediate post-Mitchell era, and which illustrate the risks for… Read more

How the courts are applying Mitchell

In the four and a half months since the Court of Appeal's decision in Mitchell, there has been a continued flood of judgments in which the courts have sought to apply the decision and, in some cases, to explore its… Read more