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FCA v Hobbs

Discontinuance of an FCA action – when is it valid? and (2) the Public Interest Obligations of the Upper Tribunal.
16 August 2013

High Court Judge urges claimants to use ADR and strikes out claim as an abuse of process

A High Court judge has struck out a claim where the claimant had already obtained full redress through the PPI ADR scheme and then issued proceedings to recover legal costs. 
15 August 2013

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

Court of Appeal rules on compensation for bus operators facing damage by negligent drivers

The Court of Appeal recently passed judgment on how much compensation bus operators are entitled to when faced with damage caused by negligent drivers.
22 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

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