Articles

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.

Practice growth and proprietary estoppel - Malcolm Warner, March 2017

Practice growth and proprietary estoppel - Malcolm Warner, March 2017

Date: 1 Mar, 2017
This article follows a well received recent lecture on this topic and its aim is to identify how solicitors can help their clients.

Stefan Ramel & John Churchill analyse the Supreme Court's recent decision on s.127 in Akers v Samba

Date: 21 Feb, 2017
The case is rare example of the country’s highest Court considering in some detail the operation of s.127 of the Insolvency Act 1986.

Suzanne Staunton - Precedent H does not set the precedent for costs

Suzanne Staunton - Precedent H does not set the precedent for costs

Date: 19 Jan, 2017
Within this article, recently featured in the latest Paragon Cost Solutions newsletter, Suzanne Staunton considers - Precedent H does not set the precedent for costs.

Katie Gibb considers "Claims against Third Parties in Insolvency: Is there any room for the Part 20 Claim?"

Katie Gibb considers "Claims against Third Parties in Insolvency: Is there any room for the Part 20 Claim?"

Date: 16 Dec, 2016
Where a company sues a former director, for example, or its auditors for negligence, that defendant is entitled if it so wishes to join in a third party for the purpose of claiming a contribution or an indemnity.

Asset Land v FCA - July 2016

Date: 30 Aug, 2016
Jay Jagasia and John Virgo provide in depth consideration of the Supreme Court's recent ruling in; Asset Land Investments Plc & another v Financial Conduct Authority.

"No oral variation" clauses: Are they worth the paper they are written on? - July 2016

"No oral variation" clauses: Are they worth the paper they are written on? - July 2016

Date: 30 Aug, 2016
Holly Doyle reviews the Court of Appeal's decisions and pose the question whether "no oral variation" clauses are worth the paper they are written on.

When is expert evidence reasonably required? - July 2016

When is expert evidence reasonably required? - July 2016

Date: 30 Aug, 2016
Oliver Mitchell ponders the question "when is expert evidence reasonably required?", with reference to two decisions in the High Court.

Mortgage & Credit Update - Lucy Walker, July 2016

Mortgage & Credit Update - Lucy Walker, July 2016

Date: 30 Aug, 2016
Lucy Walker takes an early look at what BREXIT might mean to mortgage and consumer credit.