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Court of Appeal considers insolvent company's right to deal with goods subject to retention of title clause

  • Howes Percival LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 31 2011

Isher Fashions UK ("Isher") supplied Jet Star Retail Limited ("Jet Star") with goods

New insolvency rules by 2013

  • Howes Percival LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 31 2011

There has been a considerable amount of discussion and work undertaken in relation to the modernisation of the Insolvency Rules

A pre-action Part 36 offer should refer to pre-action costs

  • Howes Percival LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 31 2011

A "Part 36" offer is an important tactic that parties can use in litigation

Supreme Court abolishes expert witnesses' immunity from suit

  • Howes Percival LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 21 2011

An expert acting in the course of litigation owes a duty to his client, in both contract and tort, to act with reasonable skill and care

Court of Appeal considers liability for costs on discontinuance of claim

  • Howes Percival LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 21 2011

The Court of Appeal recently provided a judgment on the issue of a Claimant's liability for the Defendant's costs when discontinuing its claim

Court of appeal gives wide-ranging judgment on entire agreement clauses

  • Howes Percival LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 31 2011

An entire agreement clause is a clause inserted into a contract that seeks to prevent parties relying on any statements or representations (including those made during the course of contract negotiations) other than those expressly set out in the written contract

Cost of issuing proceedings to increase

  • Howes Percival LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 31 2011

When a claim is issued at Court the Claimant must pay an issue fee

Technology and Construction Court assesses architect's fee

  • Howes Percival LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 31 2011

In an interesting case, the Technology and Construction Court has considered how an architect's fees should be assessed in circumstances where the parties dispute whether professional services have been properly performed by an architect

High Court considers differently worded introduction agreements

  • Howes Percival LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 31 2011

The High Court has considered two differently worded introduction agreements between a casino company and a consultant who had been appointed to find new projects for the casino company

Court of Appeal upholds liquidator's decision to settle litigation despite opposition from creditors

  • Howes Percival LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 25 2011

In this case, a liquidator had commenced proceedings against the former director of a company in relation to transactions which were alleged to have been made at an undervalue andor with an intention to defraud creditors andor which were preferential