The Plascon-Evans Rule and the need for a more robust approach:

20th April 2020|Litigation|

It is a well-established principle that a litigious civil matter can be commenced in one of two ways, either by way of legal action or by way of application/motion. The material distinction between these two diverging paths lies in whether the ultimate adjudication of the matter is possible on a consideration of affidavits (written evidence


What is an urgent application?

19th July 2019|Litigation|

“What do you mean my matter is not urgent?” This is a question that we hear from clients frequently and, given the importance and effect litigation can have on a person or a company, it’s a perfectly reasonable question to pose to one’s attorney. Unfortunately, urgency is a complicated subject, a matter of degree and


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