Blogs & Articles

The developing law of privacy in the UK

14/7/2015 | Blogs & Articles

Privacy and private information has been a rapidly expanding area of UK law for the past decade and a half, gradually recognising and affording...

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Trustees in bankruptcy need to know extent of any personal liability before taking office

3/7/2015 | Blogs & Articles

In a Judgment handed down in June 2015 in the case of BPE Solicitors and another v Gabriel [2015] UKSC 39, a Trustee in Bankruptcy sought direction...

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Section 69 almost 20 years on…

25/6/2015 | Blogs & Articles

When the English Arbitration Bill was being debated in early 1996, a controversial issue considered was whether to retain a right of appeal on a...

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Confidentiality and privilege in a regulatory context

16/6/2015 | Blogs & Articles

An interlocutory judgement relating to disclosure and privilege handed down by the High Court last week is the first of its kind in providing some...

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The English Courts come to the aid of successful claimants in arbitrations

1/5/2015 | Blogs & Articles

The freezing injunction (also known as the Mareva injunction) has been a central feature in English litigation for several decades now, along with...

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LIBOR Claims: a Silver Bullet or a Nuclear Assault?

1/5/2013 | Blogs & Articles

Of crucial importance to potential claimants is whether they have recourse in respect of unprofitable bargains contaminated by LIBOR manipulation,...

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Contractual Estoppel – Testing the Banks’ Position

1/11/2011 | Blogs & Articles

At the end of August 2011, Sky News reported that an undercover investigation by its journalists had discovered evidence that high street banks had...

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Regime change in North Africa & the Middle East: capital flight litigation

3/3/2011 | Blogs & Articles

The Egyptian government formally requests international governments to freeze the assets of Hosni Mubarak’s cabinet; the UK’s Serious Organised...

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