Calling time: requesting an Oral Assessment

The decision in Martin -v- The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (4th March 2016) shows the importance of understanding the requirements of CPR 47.15(7).

Gordon Exall gives some helpful context to Martin in his article Denton Does Not Apply to Delay in Provisional Assessment. In summary, the receiving party filed a request on the very last day allowed by the rules, but failed to serve a copy on the paying party. The court held that the receiving party had therefore failed to comply with CPR 47.15(7).Read More »

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