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Am I making myself clear? When communications produced in negotiations are admissible in proceedings

United Kingdom - November 21 2019 It is right that parties should be able to negotiate freely to avoid or resolve a dispute without fear that their position at any final hearing will…

Contentious Business Update Autumn 2019

United Kingdom - October 30 2019 A recent High Court decision (Coward -vAmbrosiadou [2019] EWHC 2105 (Comm)) reviewed the jurisdictional gateways for commencing proceedings in…

Alex Smith, Andrew Little, John Quicler, Jon Scally, Kate Steele (Moore), Moya Clifford.

Young McDonald wants the farm - proprietary estoppel

United Kingdom - September 19 2019 In the recent High Court decision in Guest -v- Guest and another, HHJ Russen QC found in favour of the claimant Andrew Guest against his parents in…

Law in action: take action, don’t delay

United Kingdom - October 1 2018 In this section we describe an interesting recent case we have been involved in, explaining the issues involved and how we handled it, highlighting…

Challenges to charitable legacies

United Kingdom - August 28 2018 With charitable gifts in wills likely to increase as more adults in the UK positively consider leaving a charitable legacy, the receipt of such a…