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English High Court refuses to grant non-party costs order against Defendant's managing director

United Kingdom - October 16 2020 It is widely recognised that adverse costs orders represent one of the main risks to parties involved in litigation. However, a risk…

Robert Hobson.

Top Ten Issues to Include in Your Force Majeure Checklist

USA - April 9 2020 Sent or received a force majeure notice under an English law governed contract? Here is a checklist for issues to consider in respect of the 10 most…

Jonathan Cohen, Stuart Pickford, Miles Robinson, Mark Stefanini.

Morrisons is not vicariously liable for a trusted employee publishing personal data without authorisation : the UK Supreme Court overturns the Court of Appeal

United Kingdom - April 3 2020 Further to our November 2019 update (link here), the UK Supreme Court has now ruled in the case of WM Morrisons Supermarkets plc v Various Claimants…

Stuart Pickford, Chris Roberts, Miles Robinson, Mark Stefanini, Oliver Yaros.

COVID-19 and the English Courts - practical implications to consider

United Kingdom - March 27 2020 The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has forced governments to implement unprecedented measures and required industries to adapt to events that change…

Robert Hobson, Chris Roberts, Miles Robinson, Susan Rosser.

English High Court recognises Bitcoin as property - a look at the decision in AA v Persons Unknown

United Kingdom - February 3 2020 In an important recent decision in the case of AA v Persons Unknown & Ors, Re Bitcoin, the English High Court has granted a proprietary injunction…

Findley Penn-Hughes, Mark Stefanini, James Whitaker.