This blog was launched by Nicholas Bevan in April 2013 to alert his fellow legal professionals to the systemic illegality that permeated the UK's national law provision for compulsory third party motor insurance. Major reforms have resulted. Unfortunately, Brexit has stalled this process, making this blog largely redundant. Earlier posts are retained here as archive material.
Dr Nicholas Bevan
Monday, 20 May 2019
PILLING v UK INSURANCE  UKSC 16
Phoenix in flames: lessons from Pilling
R & S Pilling t/a Phoenix Engineering v UK Insurance Ltd
 UKSC 16
The first installment of my mini-series on the Supreme Court's decision in Pilling is published in this week's edition of the New Law Journal (17th May 2019). I examine the court's approach to the consistent construction of the Road Traffic Act 1988 and find it wanting.