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Appleby
We have previously reported on the change to the discount rate in England and Wales, announced by the Lord Chancellor on 27 February 2017 ...
Appleby
Altogether a good thing. To that end, in the Isle of Man we have the Arbitration Act 1976 (the Act), modelled on the 1950 Act of Parliament of the same name...
Gough Law
Anyone who has been involved in a civil case will know that the obligation of disclosure of documents – or "discovery" as it used to be called – is a burdensome process.
Gough Law
In a recent judgment, the High Court has reaffirmed the costs philosophy underlying the conduct of civil litigation in the Isle of Man under the Rules of the High Court of Justice of the Isle of Man, ...
Gough Law
In a recent decision, the English High Court has held that the terms of a litigation funding agreement were protected by legal advice privilege, such that they were not capable of being disclosed to the opposing party.
DQ Advocates
Legal Professional Privilege ("LPP") is an umbrella term which comprises Legal Advice Privilege and Litigation Privilege.
DQ Advocates
A 2016 case has marked a departure by the Courts from the usual standard of care imposed upon a financial advisor when advising clients.
DQ Advocates
There is currently, and rightly, much focus on mental health problems and illnesses such as Alzheimer's disease and other cognitive disorders.
Simcocks
This case deals with three main issues; (1) the duty of care of an advocate to a third party, (2) amendments to Particulars of Claim and (3) the test when seeking leave to appeal to the Privy Council.
DQ Advocates
Last year, leading offshore law firm DQ Advocates reported on the Isle of Man High Court's judgment in the case of The Slegaby Estate Limited and Samuel George Alder v Lloyds Bank International Limited.
Simcocks
Deemster Corlett cited and relied upon Akhavan v Quinn Legal Advocates Limited 20134 as the leading case in the Isle of Man on security for costs.
Simcocks
Whether dealing with a multinational corporation or a private client, the dispute resolution department adopts a commercially realistic approach to bring each case to an efficient and practical conclusion.
DQ Advocates
The application was brought without notice on the basis that if notice were given there would be a real risk of dissipation of the assets.
DQ Advocates
The claim followed the conclusion of two years of litigation (ORD 12/0035 & ORD 12/0034) between the parties in respect of the Bank's contractual claim for amounts owed by TSEL to the Bank pursuant to certain business loans.
Simcocks
Lawyers and non-lawyers frequently head communications with the phrase, "without prejudice".
Simcocks
The Rules of the High Court 2009 brought in a new regime for the conduct of Civil Litigation on the Isle of Man.
Simcocks
His Honour Deemster Doyle delivered his judgment in Hirco v Hiranandani , in which the issue was whether the Isle of Man was the appropriate forum for the trial.
Simcocks
Thomas Jefferson once stated, "every generation needs a new revolution".
Simcocks
In R v Crellin Crim 2012/32 the High Court was asked to admit as hearsay evidence the statement of a witness who through fear would not give evidence.
Simcocks
The English Court of Appeal judgment in Pitt v Holt; Futter v Futter [2011] EWCA Civ 197, in which the "Hastings-Bass rule" was reviewed and restated, was handed down on 9 March 2011, Lord Justice Lloyd giving the leading judgment.
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Appleby
We have previously reported on the change to the discount rate in England and Wales, announced by the Lord Chancellor on 27 February 2017 ...
Appleby
Altogether a good thing. To that end, in the Isle of Man we have the Arbitration Act 1976 (the Act), modelled on the 1950 Act of Parliament of the same name...
Gough Law
In a recent decision, the English High Court has held that the terms of a litigation funding agreement were protected by legal advice privilege, such that they were not capable of being disclosed to the opposing party.
Gough Law
In a recent judgment, the High Court has reaffirmed the costs philosophy underlying the conduct of civil litigation in the Isle of Man under the Rules of the High Court of Justice of the Isle of Man, ...
DQ Advocates
There is currently, and rightly, much focus on mental health problems and illnesses such as Alzheimer's disease and other cognitive disorders.
Gough Law
Anyone who has been involved in a civil case will know that the obligation of disclosure of documents – or "discovery" as it used to be called – is a burdensome process.
DQ Advocates
A 2016 case has marked a departure by the Courts from the usual standard of care imposed upon a financial advisor when advising clients.
DQ Advocates
Legal Professional Privilege ("LPP") is an umbrella term which comprises Legal Advice Privilege and Litigation Privilege.
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