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Jackson calls for a new approach to compliance

Last month, we saw some balance being restored to the question of compliance with court orders when the Court of Appeal for the first time gave relief from sanctions in the Chartwell v Fergies case. At the same time that case made it clear that relief would not only be given in exceptional cases, and that a court should "consider all the circumstances of the case so as to enable it to deal justly with the application" when dealing with any relief from sanctions case. In that case, for the first time, the Court of Appeal gave relief from sanctions.

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Simon Denyer

Partner

I am the Strategic Legal Development Partner within the Insurance team.

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