Practice Direction Updates: New Rules for Witness Statements and Statements of Truth

This article originally appeared in Issue 4 (March 2020). Amendments to the Practice Directions coming into force on 6 April 2020 will introduce some important changes to witness statements and statements of truth that readers should be aware of in advance. The updates can be found in full on the…

Are Honest Recollections Reliable?

CXB v North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust [2019] EWHC 2053 (QB)  This article originally appeared in Issue 3 (November 2019). Background  This was a claim for negligence in the management of the Claimant’s birth where unusually the trial focussed on a single key issue of disputed fact. It had…