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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…

Ian McDonald.

English High Court provides useful guidance on the requirement to notify a claim as soon as possible in rejecting an indemnity claim under an SPA

United Kingdom - July 16 2020 The English Courts have in recent years held that parties must comply with the strict wording of procedural matters in contracts, such as…

Chris Roberts.

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…

Ian McDonald, Chris Roberts, Miles Robinson, Susan Rosser.

English Court of Appeal considers whether a football club was entitled to indemnity payments under an SPA

United Kingdom - January 28 2020 In the recent decision in Al-Hasawi v Nottingham Forest Football Club Limited and ors, the Court of Appeal found that a football club was entitled to…

Jonathan Cohen, Miles Robinson.

UK Supreme Court addresses the competing principles of the "finality of litigation" and "fraud unravelling all"

United Kingdom - April 26 2019 The disappointment of an unexpected adverse judgment following long-running and expensive litigation may cause litigants to "draw a line" under the…

James Whitaker.