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Hogan Lovells International LLP
A note on the disclosure of documents in civil proceedings in England and Wales.
We look at a recent Court of Appeal decision in relation to GP partnership disputes.
The court has had the power to order that experts give evidence concurrently (also known as "hot-tubbing") since the amendment to the Practice Direction to CPR Part 35 in April 2013.
Doctors owe a duty of care to their patient.
Clyde & Co
Judge rules that hearing should not be fixed to take account of counsel's availability in group litigation. When the date for the first CMC in this group litigation case was ordered ...
Clyde & Co
Judge holds that arbitration notice was not effectively served on a party's employee. The claimant company sought to set aside an arbitration award on the basis that it had taken ...
Clyde & Co
Judge considers whether discussions with litigation funders are privileged. A disclosing party redacted certain documents on the basis that they were covered by legal advice privilege.
Brodies LLP
The Supreme Court has handed down its judgment in Gordon & Others v Campbell Riddell Breeze Paterson LLP, in which Brodies represents the successful Respondents.
Service of the Claim Form should be a straightforward exercise. However, as a number of recent cases have shown...
Gowling WLG
The recent decisions in Avonwick Holdings Ltd and others v Shlosberg and Leeds v Lemos have restricted the ability of trustees in bankruptcy to use privileged documents belonging to the bankrupt.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The question of whether a barrister is a person "with not less than 10 years' experience of insurance or reinsurance" for the purposes of a standard form arbitration clause ...
Taylor Vinters
Clients with specialist business and property cases can look forward to a more convenient arrangement and shorter waiting times, with the introduction of the Business and Property Courts...
In August 2014 Patricia was seriously injured in a road traffic accident in Lisbon, Portugal.
Julian Chamberlayne discusses the factors that need to be considered when setting the new discount rate.
Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
The appointment and use of Tribunal Secretaries has come under increasing scrutiny in international arbitration in recent years.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
Indeed, Sino's broker informed Dana's broker that Mr Cai was Sino's representative or employee.
Ferguson Litigation Funding Ltd
Litigation funding can help control costs & add value to the litigation process, says Sergei Purewal.
Ferguson Litigation Funding Ltd
Litigation funding is a fast-growing sector, with investors placing more funds into the market...
Clyde & Co
Deferring the date from which interest at the judgment rate runs.
Clyde & Co
Court decides not to order the usual costs consequences for accepting a Part 36 offer outside the relevant period.
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The Court of Appeal last week upheld jurisdiction over claims by Zambian citizens arising from discharges from a copper mine.
Thomas Cooper LLP
The amended Discount Rate applied to future losses in personal injury claims changed on 20 March 2017. The rate was amended from 2.5% to minus 0.75%.
Mediation is now a very familiar tool in the armoury for the resolution of disputes. The mediation process is largely well known by lawyers and there is a wealth of experience of how to work with it
A new set of regulations has been heavily criticised for putting professions in an impossible position - and at risk of a criminal penalty.
Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
In May, the High Court handed down their decision in The Director of the Serious Fraud Office v Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation Ltd.
Secure Capital SA (SC) was the owner of the entire beneficial interest in a series of notes issued by Credit Suisse (the Notes).
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