This is the fourth in the series that discusses the consequences of Chartwell. The first discussed the importance of serving witness statements; the second the effect on the criteria for relief from sanctions; the third looked at the litigator’s dilemma….

The decision of the Court of Appeal in Chartwell Estate Agents Limited –v- Fergies Properties [2014] is now available on Bailli. This is the first case in which the Court of Appeal have upheld a decision of a judge to…