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Court of Appeal overturns decision striking out class action arising from 2015 collapse of Fundão Dam in Brazil

Brazil, United Kingdom - July 14 2022 The Court of Appeal has held that claims brought in the English court by over 200,000 claimants arising out of the 2015 collapse of the Fundão Dam in…

Joanne Keillor, Maura McIntosh

Supreme Court finds in favour of right to privacy for those subject to criminal investigation

United Kingdom - March 11 2022 The Supreme Court has confirmed that an individual who is the subject of a criminal investigation will, in general, have a reasonable expectation of…

Christopher Cox

Court of Appeal gives guidance on jurisdiction rules in libel claims

United Kingdom - January 6 2022 The Court of Appeal has clarified how section 9 of the Defamation Act 2013 should be interpreted, finding that the requirement it introduced for the…

Maura McIntosh, Anna Pertoldi

Managing risk: A disputes perspective (2021)

European Union, United Kingdom - December 27 2021 This annual conference, held on 7 and 9 December, was chaired by our Managing Partner for Dispute Resolution Damien Byrne Hill and explored some key…

James Baily, Stephanie Barrett, Jannis Bille, Chris Bushell, Andrew Cooke, Julian Copeman, Antony Crockett, Kim Dietzel, Silke Goldberg, Damien Byrne Hill, Hywel Jenkins, Natasha Johnson, Kate Macmillan, Ajay Malhotra, Sarah McNally, Andrew Moir, Caoimhe Powell, Gregg Rowan, Benjamin Rubinstein, Jenny Stainsby, John Whiteoak

Court of Appeal refuses extension of time to plead dates of damage in claims arising out of oil spill, meaning some 28,000 claims cannot proceed

United Kingdom - November 8 2021 The Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal against a High Court decision refusing to grant the claimants further time to serve “date of damage…

Maura McIntosh, Anna Pertoldi