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“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”

Wise words from Mahatma Gandhi, however it seems that, despite being a lawyer, Gandhi was not talking about service in the legal sense of the world. In this article, Sophie Samani explains how not to get lost when seeking to serve individuals where their current whereabouts are unknown or they reside outside of the jurisdiction.
May 14, 2021
Sophie Samani
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BetIndex Ltd / Football Index

By an order of the Court dated 11 May 2021, H&J Director Services 1 Limited (a wholly owned subsidiary of Henderson & Jones Limited) has been appointed as a representative of certain customers of BetIndex Limited t/a Football Index.
May 12, 2021
Philip Henderson
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New changes to CPR add teeth to Claimants’ Part 36 Offers

A recent change to CPR 36 permits Claimants to make Part 36 Offers which allow for interest to accrue after the end of the "Relevant Period" for accepting the offer. In this article, Piers Elliott considers the change made and evaluates the potential tactical opportunities this creates for Claimants.
Apr 21, 2021
Piers Elliott
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H&J case reported in the Sunday Times

One of H&J's current cases was reported in today's Sunday Times. Please see below for further details.
Mar 7, 2021
Gwilym Jones
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H&J's 2020 in review

2020 was not a year anyone would choose to repeat, but despite the challenging circumstances H&J had a successful year. As summarised in this article, we had a significant victory at trial on one of our claims and settled numerous other claims in our portfolio returning millions of pounds to the assignors of those claims to us. We were also delighted to welcome three new team members.
Feb 10, 2021
Philip Henderson
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Insurers dealt Supreme blow in fight against COVID claims

The Supreme Court today handed down a series of judgments providing clarification on the principles that will apply when determining coverage for COVID-19 related claims under certain commonly used policy terms in different insurers’ business interruption policies. In this article, Lauren Pender considers the Supreme Court's decision and what that is likely to mean in practice for insurers and insureds. 
Jan 15, 2021
Lauren Pender
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Philip Henderson quoted in the Financial Times

H&J's Philip Henderson was quoted in the "Your Questions" section of today's Financial Times. Please see below for further details.
Dec 19, 2020
Philip Henderson
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The Devil's in the Detail

In November we achieved an excellent resolution at mediation in a claim relating to unpaid introduction fees, for which the assignor company had been seeking payment for 4 years prior to assignment to H&J. H&J achieved a great result, resulting in significant sums being paid to the wronged party - and a real feeling of justice having been served. This result goes to show that the devil truly is in the detail, and that a fresh pair of eyes and a robust approach can really change the dynamic in dispute resolution, with excellent results.
Dec 7, 2020
Scott Sobczyk