Articles

1975 Act claims: claims by adult children in the post-Ilott world

1975 Act claims: claims by adult children in the post-Ilott world

Date: 9 Oct, 2017
In this article, Katie Hooper considers how the renowned Ilott saga has impacted 1975 Act claims in practice, by reference to the latest case-law.

M4 Public Inquiry

M4 Public Inquiry

Date: 2 Oct, 2017

The EU Withdrawal Bill – possible implications for public procurement law

The EU Withdrawal Bill – possible implications for public procurement law

Date: 2 Aug, 2017
The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill was introduced to Parliament during July.

Simon Passfield: Section 127 of the Insolvency Act 1986 invalidates the post-petition compromise of claims against a company

Simon Passfield: Section 127 of the Insolvency Act 1986 invalidates the post-petition compromise of claims against a company

Date: 28 Jul, 2017
The judgment arose in the context of a trial of preliminary issues relating to a misfeasance claim brought by the liquidator against a former director of the company.

Street Preaching Man - Gregory Gordon reflects on a recent appeal

Street Preaching Man - Gregory Gordon reflects on a recent appeal

Date: 6 Jul, 2017
It was the painted nails of the Crown Prosecution Service paralegal who sat behind me throughout the appeal that really made the statement: shimmering pink, deftly applied.

LexisPSL interview: Stefan Ramel examines the various issues raised in Vinyls Italia v Mediterranea di Navigazione

LexisPSL interview: Stefan Ramel examines the various issues raised in Vinyls Italia v Mediterranea di Navigazione

Date: 5 Jul, 2017
Restructuring & Insolvency analysis: Stefan Ramel examines the various is-sues raised in Vinyls Italia v Mediterranea di Navigazione and looks at how the European Court of Justice interpreted Article 13 of the EC Regulation on Insolvency.

Ewan Paton successfully opposes Wild Duck

Ewan Paton successfully opposes Wild Duck

Date: 13 Jun, 2017
Ewan Paton successfully appeared on behalf of the Defendants in a breach of contract and tort dispute concerning leases granted to the Claimant by the Defendants' late father.

Is the regulatory references regime ripe for deceit and negligent misstatement claims?

Is the regulatory references regime ripe for deceit and negligent misstatement claims?

Date: 7 Jun, 2017
The regulatory references regime has wide-reaching implications for employers. They may unexpectedly find themselves in the civil courts for the torts of deceit and negligent misstatement in attempting to comply with the new rules.

Richard Ascroft considers the suspension of discharge from bankruptcy - A welcome clarification?

Richard Ascroft considers the suspension of discharge from bankruptcy - A welcome clarification?

Date: 12 May, 2017
The recent decision of Nugee J in Weir v Hilsdon [2017] EWHC 983 (Ch) (04.05.17) has cast doubt on a form of order typically used to suspend a bankrupt’s discharge from bankruptcy.

Banking & Finance - Regulatory update

Banking & Finance - Regulatory update

Date: 5 May, 2017
Significant regulatory change is looming on the horizon for many financial services firms. The UK must implement the revised Payment Services Directive ("PSD2") and must also implement the new General Data Protection Regulation (the "GDPR").