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Don’t air your shareholders’ dirty laundry
  • Hardwicke
  • Global, United Kingdom, USA
  • September 25 2017

Shareholder disputes normally fall within two categories. The first is where a shareholder is outvoted by a majority which is acting against the


MT Højgaard AS v E.ON Climate & Renewables UK Robin Rigg East Limited and Another 2017 UKSC 59
  • Hardwicke
  • United Kingdom
  • September 25 2017

Does a breach of contract depend on fault? If a builder is asked to conform to an industry standard that turns out to be inconsistent with its other


Perjury on an industrial scale: contempt of court update
  • Hardwicke
  • United Kingdom
  • September 22 2017

"This is perjury on an industrial scale", held Supperstone LJ in July 2017, when he sentenced seven defendant expert witnesses to prison for contempt


Vinci Construction UK Ltd v Beumer Group UK Ltd 2017 EWHC 2196 (TCC)
  • Hardwicke
  • United Kingdom
  • September 18 2017

This is another instalment of the Vinci Beumer dispute (see 2016 EWHC 2283 (TCC) and comment). In this decision, Vinci, having won the last round


Tightening the Reins: horse-riding accidents and the Animals Act 1971
  • Hardwicke
  • United Kingdom
  • September 18 2017

Judicial criticism of the Animals Act 1971 is not new. Only a few years after it came into force, Lord Denning accurately predicted the future when he


Res Ipsa Loquitur in Clinical Negligence Cases
  • Hardwicke
  • United Kingdom
  • September 18 2017

The maxim res ipsa loquitur or ‘the thing speaks for itself’, is a long-standing rule of evidence more commonly utilised in other areas of personal


Court of Appeal decision on service charges ‘wrong on the facts’ (Skelton and others v DBS Homes (Kings Hill) Ltd)
  • Hardwicke
  • United Kingdom
  • September 14 2017

A recent Court of Appeal decision on the payment of service charges, while correct in principal, was wrong on the facts, according


Recreation or Commercialisation? Public land for private use
  • Hardwicke
  • United Kingdom
  • September 12 2017

This article discusses Mrs. Justice Lang’s decision in R (ex p. Muir) v Wandsworth BC & Smart Pre-Schools Ltd 2017 EWHC 1947 (Admin


The future approach: Using a preventative injunction to protect green spaces?
  • Hardwicke
  • United Kingdom
  • September 6 2017

There are few sights more unpleasant when walking in our green and pleasant land than that of human waste i.e. Faeces selfishly deposited on the


Re Budniok: the first foray into a brave new world
  • Hardwicke
  • United Kingdom
  • September 5 2017

From 6 April 2016, amendments made to the Insolvency Act 1986 (“the Act”) by the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 (“ERRA”) have meant that