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Court of Appeal upholds transfer of privilege in joint retainer files

Travelers Insurance Company Ltd v Armstrong & Anor [2021] EWCA Civ 978 On 1 July 2021, judgment was handed down in a significant appeal by Travelers Insurance Company Ltd, the insurers of leading breast implant supplier Transform Medical Group (CS) Ltd, against Travelers’ Insolvency Act administrators, Martin Armstrong and James Patchett and its joint solicitors, […]

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Re Regis UK Limited [2021] EWHC 1294 (Ch)

Landlords fail in their attempt to force Nominees to return their fees and in their bid to establish a meaningful precedent in their ongoing fight against CVAs In a judgment handed down on Monday 17th May 2021 in Re Regis UK Limited [2021] EWHC 1294 (Ch), Zacaroli J revoked an already long-since terminated CVA, but […]

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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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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.