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LB Barking and Dagenham & Ors v Persons Unknown & Ors [2021] EWHC 1201 (QB)

On 12 May Nicklin J handed down judgment in LB Barking and Dagenham & Ors v Persons & Ors [2021] EWHC 1201 (QB), in which Traveller Injunctions and the issue of whether final injunctions against Persons Unknown bind only the parties to the proceedings and not ‘newcomers’ was considered. Caroline Bolton and Natalie Pratt appeared […]

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Financial Ombudsman Service holds Carey liable for breach of regulatory obligations in further SIPP investor complaint (S v Options SIPP UK LLP) -Article by Henry Day

The Court of Appeal’s judgment in Adams has provided some clarity on the application of FSMA s.27. But what about the other limb of the appeal – the client’s best interests rule? In this article for LexisPSL, Henry Day considers what a recent decision of the Financial Ombudsman (again against Carey Pensions) might suggest about […]

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Clitheroe v Bond [2021] EWHC 1102 (Ch)

On 4 May 2021, Mrs Justice Falk gave judgment on the claimants’ appeal against the decision of Deputy Master Linwood in Clitheroe v Bond [2020] EWHC 1185 (Ch), in which he pronounced against two wills of the deceased on the basis of lack of testamentary capacity, amongst other things on the basis that the test […]

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David Mohyuddin QC appointed as a Trustee of the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust

We are delighted to announce that David Mohyuddin QC has been appointed as a Trustee of the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust.    The Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust is a national charity that supports young people aged 8-24 in rebuilding their confidence after cancer. It has supported over 2455 young people since it was founded in 2003 by Dame Ellen MacArthur DBE.   […]

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High Court’s first disqualification order

Christopher Buckley was invited by Competition Laws to discuss the High Court’s first competition disqualification order, having acted for Michael Martin, the defendant, in the proceedings. The case is a first for the real estate sector, focusing on the CMA’s exercise of its power to seek director disqualifications. Subscribers can read the piece here.

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Impact of Brexit on commercial litigation and arbitration

James Morgan QC and Steven Barrett were invited by Legal Week to consider the impact that Brexit will have on commercial litigation. With the landscape now changed, could arbitration become more appealing? Subscribers can read the piece here.

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Kids Company trustees successfully resist disqualification claim

Catherine Doran, led by George Bompas QC, acted for 5 of the former trustees of Kids Company, including its chairman Alan Yentob. The charity went into insolvency in 2015 after what turned out to be unfounded allegations of sexual abuse hit the press on the day that the Cabinet Office made a £3 million grant […]