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Barclays Bank plc v Grant Thornton UK LLP [2015] All ER (D) 210 (Feb)

March 5 2015 In this case, the High Court considered the enforceability of a disclaimer of liability within auditor reports against a third party.

The Hut Group Ltd v Nobahar-Cookson and another [2016] EWCA Civ 128

April 20 2016 The Court of Appeal recently considered the correct interpretation of an exclusion clause which placed a contractual time limit on the buyer bringing…

Commercial Update: Astor Management AG v Atalaya Mining plc [2017] EWHC 425 (Comm)

March 22 2017 Astor Management AG (the "Claimant") had an interest in a project known as the Rio Tinto Project (the "Project"). The Claimant entered into an…

Credit and Mercantile Plc v Wishart [2015] EWCA Civ 655

July 17 2015 This recent decision of the Court of Appeal looks at the application of the Brocklesby Principle in relation to claims by occupiers for an overriding…

M Wellesley Partners LLP v Withers LLP [2015] EWCA Civ 1146

November 24 2015 The Court of Appeal has confirmed that, in professional negligence claims where there is a concurrent cause of action in tort and contract to take…

The Court of Appeal confirms that a Part 36 offer that excludes interest is not a valid Part 36 offer

January 29 2020 The substantive litigation was settled by a consent order in which costs were to be assessed if not agreed on the standard basis. The Claimant served…

Service of proceedings by Facebook Messenger; Flickr account; letters to Anguilla; Personal website; LinkedIn - anything else?

December 20 2019 Lonestar Communications Corp LLC (the “Claimant”) issued a claim for damages against five defendants, resulting from the tort of unlawful conspiracy…

Has time run out? Valuations, Misrepresentations and Limitation

December 18 2019 The Claimants, Mr Howard and Mrs Pate, brought a claim against the Bank of Scotland plc (t/a Halifax). In 2007, the Claimants were looking to…

The High Court considers when it is appropriate to permit a party to withdraw an admission made in its defence

December 17 2019 In a recent decision forming part of a wider saga of ongoing litigation surrounding Tesco’s 2014 Accounting scandal, the High Court dismissed Tesco’s…

The Court makes a non-party costs order against a liquidator’s firm

December 5 2019 The Second Claimant (“Mr Hunt”) was appointed liquidator of the First Claimant (“BHUK”) on 11 December 2012. The action against the Defendant was…