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Privilege: when is it waived and when does litigation privilege apply?

United Kingdom - February 25 2022 The latest case on privilege sets out the options available if the court is not satisfied with an assertion of privilege. In this instance, the High…

Louise Boswell

No counterclaim or Part 20 claim available in proceedings to enforce an arbitration award

Global, United Kingdom - November 4 2021 The Commercial Court in London has ruled that a respondent in proceedings to enforce an arbitration award cannot bring a counterclaim against the…

Sarah Grenfell, Richard Bamforth

Disclosure outside the Disclosure Letter can still be relevant in warranty claims

United Kingdom - October 20 2021 The Court of Appeal has held that a purchaser could not rely on a provision relating to negligent non-disclosure in circumstances where the seller…

David Bridge

Cryptocurrency fraud - English Court to the rescue

United Kingdom - August 25 2021 In another helpful decision, the English Commercial Court has granted freezing and disclosure orders in relation to a significant alleged fraud…

Kushal Gandhi

A new era: the UK certifies an opt-out competition class action for the first time

United Kingdom - August 20 2021 In a significant case for the UK’s competition class action regime, the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) has certified (subject to one condition) an…

Jessica Foley, Kenny Henderson