Benjamin Roe



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Defining directorship for director disqualification

United Kingdom - July 8 2013 The recent High Court decision in Re UKLI Limited1 provides a useful summary of the factors the court will take into account when determining if an…

Are you ready for Jackson?

United Kingdom - March 1 2013 In November 2008, Lord Justice Jackson was appointed to lead a wide‑ranging review into the costs of civil litigation. Nearly four years on, and some…

When will the court allow an expedited trial?

United Kingdom - September 5 2011 In the recent case of Warner-Lambert v Teva, the High Court considered the principles to be applied on an application for expedited trial.

Interpretation of the “fit and proper person” test for broadcast licensing

United Kingdom - September 5 2011 Ofcom operates a “fit and proper person” test for broadcast licence-holders.

Suing naughty fiduciaries: delay is okay in claims ...

United Kingdom - June 17 2011 A recent High Court case involving unlawful loans to directors illustrates the potential pitfalls involved in calculating limitation periods, and the circumstances in which the usual six year statutory limitation period will not apply to a recovery claim against a fiduciary.