A FEW NOTES ON THE RETIREMENT OF HIS HONOUR JUDGE GOSNELL TODAY ("WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM MY FRIENDS")

A FEW NOTES ON THE RETIREMENT OF HIS HONOUR JUDGE GOSNELL TODAY (“WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM MY FRIENDS”)

You may expect me to write about the retirement today of the Designated Civil Judge for Leeds and Bradford, HHJ Mark Gosnell. He has, after all, been providing material for the blog for many years, on costs, evidence,  procedure and…

SKELETON ARGUMENTS TOO LONG: YOU CAN'T RELY ON THEM: DO THEM AGAIN, AND YOU WON'T GET PAID FOR THEM

SKELETON ARGUMENTS TOO LONG: YOU CAN’T RELY ON THEM: DO THEM AGAIN, AND YOU WON’T GET PAID FOR THEM

There is a short procedural note in the judgment of Mrs Justice Cockerill in Al-Aggad v Al-Aggad & Ors [2024] EWHC 673 (Comm) in relation to skeleton arguments.  Both sides had exceeded the maximum length of time for skeleton arguments….