Partner Richard Leedham has been featured as The Law Society Gazette's 'Lawyer in the News' after the Supreme Court judgment on the FCA test case. Richard has represented the Hiscox Action Group (HAG) at all stages of the test case to determine whether small businesses affected by COVID-19 should receive insurance payouts. Last month, the Supreme Court dismissed the insurers' appeals.
Richard said, ‘It has been a genuine groundbreaking case – using a hitherto unused procedure in the Financial Markets List, proceeding at high speed, during the pandemic, with all hearings held remotely, start to finish, from issue of claim form to Supreme Court judgment in seven months.'
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