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UK: Deceased’s “husband” and daughter both unable to obtain letters of administration
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 16 2017

The English High Court has recently refused to grant letters of administration to a deceased's daughter (the "Claimant") despite her having the


Commercial Court finds “torpedo” action ineffective where parties agreed asymmetric jurisdiction clause
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 16 2017

The Commercial Court has held that an asymmetric jurisdiction clause is an exclusive jurisdiction clause for the purposes of the recast Brussels


English Commercial Court finds “torpedo” action ineffective where parties agreed asymmetric jurisdiction clause
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 16 2017

The English Commercial Court has held that an asymmetric jurisdiction clause is an exclusive jurisdiction clause for the purposes of the recast


Discretionary benefits - how absolute is an employer’s discretion?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 14 2017

It is tempting, when seeing the words ‘any bonus payment shall be at the company's absolute discretion’ in an employment contract to think that the


Iniquity exception to privilege requires prima facie case of fraud or crime - breach of a fundamental human right is not sufficient
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 13 2017

In a recent decision, the High Court declined to disapply legal professional privilege over documents alleged to reveal a breach of fundamental human


Court of Appeal considers trigger for liability coverage when settlement is agreed by payment of monies into escrow account
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 8 2017

In (1) WR Berkley Insurance (Europe) Limited and (2) Aspen Insurance UK Limited v Teal Assurance Company Limited 2017 EWCA Civ 25, a defendant in a


M&A standpoint: share splitting fails to derail scheme
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 8 2017

Landmark court judgment sanctions Severn Trent's takeover of Dee Valley despite 'share splitting' attempts to frustrate the statutory purpose of


2016 Review - Insurance and Reinsurance Disputes
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 8 2017

Our Insurance Annual Review brings together various bulletins and briefings that we have


Contrasting High Court decisions on whether successful party should be compensated for exchange rate loss on legal costs
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 8 2017

The High Court (Mr Justice Coulson) has declined to order that a successful defendant should recover additional sums to reflect any currency loss


Court of Appeal confirms subsequent communications can be relevant to determining whether a contract has been concluded
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 6 2017

The Court of Appeal has held that the High Court was wrong to find that a contract had arguably been concluded during a telephone call following a