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Court of Appeal orders costs against director who controlled and funded the company’s litigation
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 8 2016

The Court of Appeal has upheld an order that a third party to proceedings, who was the sole director and shareholder of the defendant company, should


Divisional Court rules SFO procedure for isolating LPP material is lawful
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 5 2016

The handling of material which is potentially subject to legal professional privilege is an important and often contentious matter in the


Divisional Court rules that SFO procedure for isolating privileged material is lawful
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 5 2016

The handling of material which is potentially subject to legal professional privilege is an important and often contentious matter in the


Public International Law update - A round up of developments
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA, France
  • February 4 2016

The have been a number of interesting and significant developments in the field of Public International Law around the globe since our last update


Court of Appeal finds express terms of agreement varied by collateral contract
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 3 2016

The Court of Appeal has found there was a collateral contract between a car dealership and a customer, under which the dealership committed to supply


Banking Litigation Update - February 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 3 2016

We have published our latest Banking Litigation Update, summarising some of the more important cases and developments affecting UK financial


New sentencing guidelines for corporate manslaughter and health and safety offences come into force today
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 1 2016

The Sentencing Council has published guidelines to be used by Judges when sentencing corporate manslaughter, health and safety offences and food


How far can you act in your own self-interest? The role of good faith in commercial contracts
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 1 2016

The traditional starting point in English contract law is that parties are free to do what they like so long as they do not breach the agreed terms


Supreme Court rules double recovery breaches Human Rights
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 29 2016

The judgment of the Supreme Court in R v Harvey (Jack Frederick) 2015 UKSC 73, finding that when assessing the amount of benefit obtained as a


Corporate Crime Update - January 2016 - United Kingdom Europe
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 29 2016

As we reported in an earlier bulletin, on 10 November, the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) presented no evidence at a hearing in its case against Olympus