In this 15th episode of our series of commercial litigation update podcasts, we look at some recent or upcoming developments relating to disclosure, jurisdiction and the new Chancery Guide, decisions relating to privilege and the application of the without prejudice rule, and the impact of the UK sanctions regime on proceedings in the English court involving sanctioned Russian parties.
This episode is hosted by Anna Pertoldi, a partner in our litigation team, who is joined by Maura McIntosh, a professional support consultant, and Alexander Gridasov, a senior associate (Russia).
Herbert Smith Freehills Podcasts · Commercial Litigation EP15: General Update
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Below you can find links to our blog posts on the developments and cases covered in this podcast.
- Disclosure Pilot Scheme to take effect as permanent new Practice Direction from 1 October 2022, with no substantial changes
- Expansion of jurisdiction gateways coming soon
- 2019 Hague Judgments Convention comes into force in September 2023 but (for now) only between EU and Ukraine
- New edition of Chancery Guide in force
- High Court refuses injunction to prevent use of privileged material disclosed in error, where it revealed potential serious breach of court guidance
- Competition Appeal Tribunal considers when there is a dispute sufficient to give rise to without prejudice privilege
- Navigating UK sanctions against Russian persons in English court proceedings
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