Publications Archive


Qader incorporated into the CPR

Barrister: Matthew White
Area of Law: Personal Injury
Date: 
13 February 2017
Summary: Matthew White, a member of our Personal Injury team, updates his article “Qader v Esure Court of Appeal decision:- fixed costs do not apply to ex-protocol cases that are allocated to the multi-track” in light of subsequent amendments to the CPR.

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UK competition authorities step up their enforcement activity against cartels and other anti-competitive agreements

Barrister: Matthew O’Regan
Area of Law: Competition
Date: 10 February 2017
Summary:  In his most recent article, specialist competition law barrister Matthew O’Regan reviews the CMA’s recent civil and criminal investigations into cartels and other anti-competitive agreements, as well as the first Competition Act investigation by the Civil Aviation Authority.

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Interim Executives (Guernsey) LTD & Others v. Positive Approach Services LTD & Others

Barrister: David Fletcher,
Area of Law: Commercial Dispute Resolution

Summary: David Fletcher, of our Commercial Dispute Resolution Team, acted for the trustees of a Guernsey-based offshore pension scheme in this complex Chancery pension action. The scheme sought to recover pension assets wrongfully removed by a pension-holder.

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Court of Appeal decision in Crawley v. Barnsley MBC [2017] EWCA Civ 36

Barrister: Matthew White
Area of Law: Personal Injury
Date:
3rd February 2017
Summary: The Court of Appeal decides: a Highway Authority’s system was to inspect reported defects the next working day. Not good enough (in the circumstances), according to the Court of Appeal. That’s right… the highway authority’s system was to inspect reported defects the next working day. Not good enough (in the circumstances), according to the Court of Appeal, writes Matthew White, member of our personal injury team.

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Court of Appeal in Sharp v Leeds CC decides fixed costs “plainly apply to the costs of a PAD application” in ex-protocol cases

Barrister: Marcus Coates-Walker
Area of Law: Personal Injury 
Date: 2nd February 2017
Summary: Marcus Coates-Walker, a member of our personal injury team, provides an analysis of the judgment in Sharp v Leeds City Council [2017] EWCA Civ 33 which the Court of Appeal handed down yesterday.

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