Legal Practice for Solicitors and Lawyers: Road traffic

MOJ casts doubt on RTA portal deadline

The Ministry of Justice (MOJ) deputy director of civil justice David Parkin has hinted at a likely extension to the tabled April launch date of the new whi

30 Jan 2020

RTA small claims portal website goes live

The Motor Insurers Bureau (MIB) has unveiled the online portal for small injury personal injury claims ahead of the service’s launch on 6 April 2020.

23 Jan 2020

Fighting the good fight

Gordon Dalyell’s 20-year commitment to injured people saw him become president of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers this year. He explains what br

26 Sep 2019

Supreme Court clarifies recourse in unknown driver cases

Claimant lawyers will not be able to bring proceedings against unnamed parties following a Supreme Court ruling las

25 Feb 2019

VAT on insurance defence work set to increase law firms’ costs

Insurance law firms undertaking defence work for clients under a delegated-authority agreement could face higher VAT bills and potential disputes with clie

21 Jan 2019

Government road safety review welcomed by lawyers

Two-phase review announced following Charlie Allisto

21 Sep 2017

The application of ex turpi causa

A number of recent cases show the blurred line between situations where the illegality defence applies and those where it does not, writes Roge

03 Jul 2017

Private prosecutions and the shape of things to come

Criticism of charities’ right to prosecute alleged offenders is short-sighted and ignores the nature of justice, writes Melink

10 May 2017

Stop! Look both ways

Roger Cooper considers how liability can be determined in cases involving cyclists injured by a defect in the road or in a collision with a large

11 Apr 2017

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