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Managing Risk: COVID-19 Guide

European Union, United Kingdom - March 24 2020 The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is already having a profound effect on businesses worldwide, causing issues such as supply chain disruptions…

Philip Baker, Jonathan Chamberlain, Ian Chapman-Curry, Jason Coates, Zoe Fatchen, Samantha Holland, Sushil Kuner, Andrew Litchfield, David Lowe, Ian Mason, Ashley R Pigott, Sue Ryan, Simon Stephen, Mark Stephenson

Arkin uncapped - Court of Appeal upholds uncapped costs order against funder

United Kingdom - February 28 2020 In Chapelgate Credit Opportunity Master Fund Ltd v Money & Ors, the Court of Appeal has upheld a decision in which a claimant's litigation funder was…

Emma Carr, Christopher Richards

Privilege - Court of Appeal restricts ambit of legal advice privilege

United Kingdom - February 4 2020 In an important decision for in-house lawyers in particular, the Court of Appeal has confirmed that documents will only benefit from legal advice…

Christopher Richards, James Sidwell

The Basics: Funding options for commercial disputes

United Kingdom - July 9 2019 The legal costs incurred in pursuing or defending a commercial claim can be substantial. Although the general rule in commercial disputes is that the…

Jane Bates, Ashley R Pigott

Can a threat to take a lawful act give rise to economic duress?

United Kingdom - May 24 2019 Where one party to a contract (A) exerts illegitimate pressure on another (B) such that B has no practical alternative but to accede to A's demands, B…

Ashley R Pigott, Christopher Richards