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Lawbite: Highly prized possession

United Kingdom - December 20 2018 The Court of Appeal has decided that a registered owner of land can also be in adverse possession of the same land…

The Right Qualifications

United Kingdom - February 21 2018 A contract of reinsurance, triggered by the 9/11 attacks, contained provisions requiring the respondent to appoint an arbitrator: "Unless the…

Lawbite: double trouble - multiple proceedings considered an abuse of process

United Kingdom - July 26 2016 A claim to determine the meaning of the term “market value” in a pre-emption agreement was struck-out for being an abuse of process under CPR 3.4, as…

Lawbite: lease renewal incentives revisited

United Kingdom - June 21 2016 The landlord, Britel, and tenant, B&Q, had agreed on all terms other than rent and interim rent in unopposed lease renewal proceedings. The hearing…

Lawbite: how well do you know your arbitrator?

United Kingdom - March 21 2016 The claimant, Cofely, brought an application under s 24(1)(a) of the Arbitration Act 1996 for the removal of a well-known construction arbitrator on…