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Successful claim for Co-operative Bank subsidiary

Burges Salmon advised Co-operative Bank subsidiary on a successful claim against a  solicitor who failed to report critical information about the structure of a residential property transaction.
14 August 2013

Hard line on patent threats reaffirmed by the Court of Appeal

A patent threats principle laid down in the nineteenth century has been reaffirmed by the Court of Appeal in the recent case of Sudarshan Chemical Industries Ltd v Clariant Produkte.
07 August 2013


New Coroner's rules to streamline inquests now in force

New Coroner’s (Inquest) Rules came into force on 25 July 2013, marking the first significant overhaul to the coroner’s system in our lifetime.
05 August 2013


Judicial Review, Public Interest Immunity and Coroners

In the latest fallout from the death of Alexander Litvinenko, the government has convinced the Administrative Court to exclude interested persons from the Judicial Review relating to document release.
30 July 2013

Beware inadvertent release of guarantors

Consult guarantors when making changes to arrangements with a tenant or face inadvertently releasing  guarantors from their responsibilities, landlords are warned. 
29 July 2013

The risk of inadvertently forming a legal partnership

Beware the pitfalls of informal partnerships is the message as the Court of Appeal passes judgment on the high profile Llott v Williams case.
25 July 2013

Challenging procurement decisions: New time limit no excuse for lacking claim details

A recent judgement (Corelogic v Bristol City Council) proves there is no leeway for late amendments in procurement challenge claims.
24 July 2013

Game on – A “pay as you go” system for commercial rent during insolvency?

A legal dispute over whether unpaid rent from stores occupied by the collapsed Game group can be recovered as an administration expense is heading for the Court of Appeal.
18 July 2013

Victory for Barclay brothers in battle for control of top London hotels

The Court of Appeal unanimously rejects a third claim brought by Irish property developer Mr Patrick McKillen, challenging the Barclay brothers’ attempt to control Coroin Limited. 
09 July 2013


New time limit for procurement-related judicial review

Dissatisfied with a public procurement decision? The new time limit leaves little time to do much about it with claimants being warned it may be too late by the time a procurement decision is made.
09 July 2013


Update: All monies guarantees ; do what they say on the tin

This is an update on the High Court decision on National Merchant Buying Society Limited v Bellamy and another on personal guarantees being enforceable despite variations to the underlying contract.
02 July 2013


Olympic Airlines: Failed secondary insolvency proceedings

The Court of Appeal has rejected an attempt by the trustees of a UK pension scheme to commence secondary insolvency proceedings to obtain statutory protection for UK members after its insolvency.
02 July 2013

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