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English court removes arbitrator based on justifiable doubts as to his impartiality

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 26 2015

In its recent judgment in Sierra Fishing Company and others v Hasan Said Farran and others 2015 EWHC 140 (Comm), the English Court granted an

Company ordered to disclose documents in the control of its controllers

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 25 2015

The Commercial Court has ordered a company to disclose documents in the hands of third parties (an individual and another company in the same group

High Court awards policyholder a declaration of indemnity for reinstatement costs

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 23 2015

In the recent case of Western Trading Limited v Great Lakes Reinsurance (UK) Limited 2015 EWHC 103 (QB), His Honour Judge Mackie QC found that the

UK: bank exercising a right of forced sale did not have a duty to obtain the best price reasonably obtainable

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 23 2015

The High Court has found that a Bank which had exercised a right of forced sale over an asset was not under a duty by way of an implied term to take

Remission or set aside for an arbitral award where a challenge for serious irregularity is made out before the English courts?

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 20 2015

In the case of The Secretary of State for the Home Department and Raytheon Systems Limited 2015 EWHC 311 (TCC) and 2014 EWHC 4375 (TCC), the

Establishing “good reason” for breach of order following change of solicitors may require waiver of privilege

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 17 2015

The High Court has extended a witness statement deadline, where a party was in breach of the previous timetable, but refused to vacate the trial date

Contractual entitlement to “reasonable access” to documents was not subject to requirement to justify request for access

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 16 2015

The High Court has granted a seller's application to inspect certain documents of its former subsidiaries pursuant to a contractual term requiring

Amendments to a redevelopment project in Winchester are ruled unlawful under the EU procurement rules

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 16 2015

On 11 February, pursuant to an application for judicial review by a local resident, the High Court ruled that a redevelopment project in Winchester

Council which agreed to vary a development agreement in order to assist viability is subject to a successful judicial review

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 16 2015

On 11 February, pursuant to an application for judicial review by a local resident, the High Court ruled that a redevelopment project in Winchester

English court sets aside London-seated tribunal’s award where arbitration was “to be held in Hong Kong”

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom
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  • February 16 2015

The English Commercial Court has set aside an award under section 67 of the Arbitration Act 1996 (the "English Act"), and declared that the tribunal