See our articles in the Personal Injury press below

Brain and Spinal Newsletter – Mental Capacity

We are delighted to be included in the latest edition of Leigh Day’s Brain and Spinal Injury Newsletter. In this issue, they explore the different layers of being more informed about mental capacity, including the following articles: Anna Moore, Human Rights Solicitor, explores what mental capacity is and how it is assessed Ceilidh Robertson, Clinical Negligence […]

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Accommodation Claims

Philip Grundy Barrister St John’s Buildings “It is high time that the Roberts v Johnstone problem was tackled and a fair proper solution foundand adopted. The Law Commission looked into the matter some time ago but found it too difficult to formulate an acceptable solution and so recommended that the Roberts v Johnstone method be […]

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Our response to the PI Discount Rate Consultation

The Personal Injury Discount Rate: How it Should be Set in the Future -­ Response to the Draft Legislation Our Credentials The Nestor Financial Group is a director led firm of Independent Financial Advisers offering pre and post-­settlement financial advice to personal injury claimants and their representatives. Nestor is based in the North-­West of England and […]

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The Discount Rate – Upping the Damages

The Discount Rate Consultation closed for responses on the 11th May and we all now await further developments. In the meantime, the -0.75% rate is the new starting figure when assessing awards for future losses. When the then Lord Chancellor, Ken Clarke, announced the commencement of the previous review, as long ago as November 2010, […]

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Periodical Payment and Lumps and Sums

A Lifetime Commitment Jennifer Stone, Nick Leech, Andrew Sands and Nick Martin reflect on the implications of the change in the discount rate. In order to understand the current discount rate, it is useful to appreciate what has led us to this point. For a large portion of the last century, lawyers and judges were […]

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