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By Ben Hubble QC, Miles Harris
Ben Hubble QC and Miles Harris of 4 New Square look at the potential impact of reforms suggested by the Kingman Review and the Competition & Market Authority's Update Paper on the audit sector.
By Stephen Innes, Hannah Daly
Hannah Daly and Stephen Innes of 4 New Square consider the pros and cons of different types of settlement offers, following a decision on claimants' Part 36 offers in JLE v Warrington & Halton Hospitals NHS.
By Stephen Innes, Shail Patel, Pippa Manby, Ben Smiley
Air passengers claimed against an airline which had failed to fly them with most claims being dismissed.
By Siân Mirchandan, Nicholas Broomfield
McDonagh v Bank of Scotland & Others [2018] EWHC 3262 (Ch) concerned a dispute between a borrower, Mr McDonagh and a lender, Bank of Scotland in respect of the borrower's default on a loan facility ...
By Helen Evans, Thomas Ogden, Marie-Claire O’Kane
2018 was another significant year for professional liability cases. The key developments have fallen into two broad areas. The first is liability.
By Joshua Folkard
There is just over 3 months to go until Exit Day, defined by the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 as 11pm on 29 March 2019.
By Nicholas Broomfield
The first issue arising was what was meant by a "distinct area" in clause 6.2.1 of the AFL. Mears' position was that it applied to any room.
By Benjamin Fowler
Yesterday, the Court of Appeal handed down judgment in Richard Slade & Co v Boodia [2018] EWCA Civ 2667, resolving much of the confusion and concern that had fomented around the now reversed High Court decision ...
By Benjamin Fowler
Ending the jurisdiction of the CJEU over the UK is one of the highest-profile ‘red lines' drawn by Theresa May and emphasised since the Brexit vote in June 2016, under the mantra of "taking back control of our laws".
By Stephen Innes
This week the Administrative Court handed down judgment in three appeals by the Solicitors Regulation Authority: SRA v Sovani James, SRA v Esteddar MacGregor, SRA v Peter Naylor [2018] EWHC 3058 (Admin).
By Joshua Folkard
Of course, the draft Agreement requires the approval of (among others) the UK Parliament and the Member States who will remain in the EU.
By Carl Troman
Four key points for the limitation period for contract and tort claims.
By Carl Troman
Last month I gave my ten top tips for service of proceedings.
By Carl Troman
Service of proceedings continues to be a fertile ground for disputes. Meritorious and valuable claims can fail on a technicality given how hard it is to obtain a retrospective extension of time for service of a claim form.
By Stephen Innes, Hannah Daly
When things go wrong in this situation, the courts always say that service should not be left to the last minute.