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Court of Appeal considers conflicting jurisdiction clauses in insurance service agreements
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 22 2015

In the recent case of Trust Risk Group SPA v AmTrust Europe Ltd 2015 EWCA Civ 437 the Court of Appeal held that there was a good arguable case that


Privy Council affirms ambit of consultation and legitimate expectations
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 19 2015

In Rainbow Insurance Co Ltd v Financial Services Commission 2015 UKPC 15 the Privy Council has affirmed the ambit of legitimate expectations and


Claim assigned to SPV not struck out as champertous
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 15 2015

The High Court has refused to strike out a claim as champertous where it had been assigned to an LLP in which the assignor had a one-third interest


Supreme Court has the final say on passing off: you need UK customers to establish goodwill in the UK.
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 15 2015

In the case of Starbucks (HK) Limited and another v British Sky Broadcasting Group plc and others (2015 UKSC 31), the Supreme Court reaffirmed that


Possible further changes to costs budgeting rules
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 14 2015

At the Third Annual Harbour Lecture yesterday evening, 13 May, Lord Dyson MR and Lord Justice Jackson spoke on the topic of "Confronting Costs


Communications and media e-bulletin - April 2015
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 7 2015

A recent judgment in the High Court considered the interpretation of various clauses of a commercial master services agreement, including the


UK: holiday: employer appeals tribunal ruling that commission must be reflected in statutory holiday pay
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 7 2015

As expected, the employment tribunal in Lock v British Gas Trading has confirmed that words can be written into the Working Time Regulations to


Supreme Court takes restrictive approach to the opening of secondary proceedings in England under EC insolvency regulation
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 7 2015

The Supreme Court has held that, in order to open secondary proceedings in England under EC Regulation 13462000 on Insolvency Proceedings, the


A golden ticket for licensees? Patentee ordered to disclose licence documents before infringement proceedings begin
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 5 2015

In an 'unprecedented' application, the Patents Court has ordered pre-action disclosure of a patentee's existing licence agreements, so that the


The English High Court finds that arbitration clause “trumps” Insolvency Rules
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 30 2015

The case of Philpott & Orton v Lycee Francais Charles De Gaulle School serves as a welcome reminder that the English court will strictly enforce