Gordon Exall looks at recent cases in relation to Part 36, including decisions relating to the construction and validity of Part 36 offers, issues in relation to whether and when offers are effective, and finally looking at the cases that deal with the consequences of a party failing to beat a Part 36 offer.
The cases to be considered include:
The construction and validity of Part 36 offers
Including a detailed look at the judgment in Essex County Council v UBB Waste (Essex) Ltd (No. 3)  EWHC 2387 (TCC)
London Trocadero (2015) LLP v Picturehouse Cinemas Ltd & Ors  EWHC 3103 (Ch)
O’Grady -v- B15 Group Limited  EWHC 67 (QB).
The Huntsworth Wine Company Ltd v London City Bond Ltd  EWHC 98 (comm)
Offers on liability when causation and damages are in issue
Seabrook v Adam  EWCA Civ 382
The consequences of Part 36 offers when a trial is adjourned
Reader v SPIE Ltd & Anor  EWHC 1221 (QB)
The consequences of not beating a Part 36 offer
Head v The Culver Heating Co Ltd  EWHC 1235 (QB)
Elgamal v Westminster City Council  EWHC 2510 (QB
Equitix Eeef Biomass 2 Ltd v Fox & Ors  EWHC 2781 (TCC).
R (On the Application Of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department  EWHC B21 (Costs)
The Huntsworth Wine Company Ltd v London City Bond Ltd  EWHC 98
About the speaker
Gordon qualified and practised as a solicitor and was a senior lecturer in law before being called to the Bar in 1991. He practises in the area of personal injury, fatal accidents, clinical negligence, sanctions, procedural issues, limitation and costs. He has been involved in several of the leading cases relating to procedure and the assessment of damages.