Cases by Area of Law


Wheatley & Smith v King

[2011] EWLandRA 2011 0238

Barrister: John Sharples
Area of Law: Property

Summary: John acted for a party who had failed to comply with the terms of an option to purchase land but successfully argued the vendor was estopped or had waived compliance with the option mechanism by failing to bring the invalidity of the option notice (of which he was subjectively unaware) to the purchaser’s attention during the option period.  The text of the decision is available at http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWLandRA/2011/2011_0238.html.

HFXP Ltd; Shutzer Celebration LLC; and Shaguilla LLC v Credit Suisse A.G. (Cayman Islands Branch); Leondro P. Rizutto; and Anguillan Development Corporation Limited

[2011] AXA HCV 2011/0040

Barrister: Nicholas Pointon
Area of Law: Commercial Dispute Resolution
Summary:
High value offshore litigation arising from the $600m Temenos luxury development on the Caribbean island of Anguilla, in which homebuyers seek to challenge the purported realisation of security by Credit Suisse as collateral agent for a cohort of lenders under a $180m New York first lien credit facility. Currently pending before the Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal.

375 Plus Development Inc. v Credit Suisse A.G. (Cayman Islands Branch); Leondro P. Rizutto; and Anguillan Development Corporation Limited

[2011] AXA HCV 2011/0037

Barrister: Nicholas Pointon
Area of Law: Commercial Dispute Resolution
Summary:
High value offshore litigation arising from the $600m Temenos luxury development on the Caribbean island of Anguilla, in which homebuyers seek to challenge the purported realisation of security by Credit Suisse as collateral agent for a cohort of lenders under a $180m New York first lien credit facility. Currently pending before the Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal.

Edwards-Tubb v J D Wetherspoon plc

[2011] Civ EWCA Civ 313

Barrister: Timothy Grice
Area of Law: Personal Injury

Summary: Disclosure of privileged pre-action expert reports.

Broadfield v Meyrick Estate Management

[2011] EWCA Civ 1135

Barrister: Timothy Grice
Area of Law: Personal Injury

Summary: Extent of obligation on employers in relation to the provision of handrails on staircases under Regulation 12(5) of the Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992.

Beggs v Jenkins

[2011] EWCA Civ 953

Barrister: Timothy Grice
Area of Law: Personal Injury

Summary: Evidential weight of centrally important witness unfit to attend court.

Kingfisher v Whale (2)

[2011] EWHC 3481 (TCC)

Barrister: Robin Neill
Area of Law: Commercial Dispute Resolution

Summary: Acting for the Part 20 claimant and successfully established a fraudulent misrepresentation through conduct and silence (omission) arising out of property development.

R (on the application of Somerfield Stores Limited) v Hinkley Magistrates Court and Blaby District Council

[2011] Admin. LR 84, 32

Barrister: Roy Light
Area of Law: Licensing

Summary: The court has a discretion on procedure following refusal of the Magistrates Court to state a case not barred by decision not to pursue mandatory order for case stated condition stating revocation if further under-age sales ultra vires as pre-judges, taints and fetters future proceedings partial quashing and severance possible.

Re Halliwells LLP

[2011] BCC 57

Barrister: Martha Maher
Area of Law: Insolvency and Partnership

Summary: Application for administration order in relation to LLP and directions under para 63 Schedule B1 in relation to pre-pack sales of the business assets.

MacIntyre v. Ministry of Defence

[2011] EWHC 1690 (QB)

Barrister: Matthew White
Area of Law: Personal Injury

Climbing accidents the duty and standard of care.
Download a detailed consideration of the case: Climbing accidents – the duty and standard of care


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