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Under-settlements - what factors does the Court take into account
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • February 22 2016

In Dunhill v W Brook and Co and Crossley a damages claim was brought against solicitors and counsel for under-settling a personal injury claim. The


Standstills - direct, indirect, connected to, arising out of - has time been stopped?
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • January 27 2016

Defendants are often invited to enter into Standstill Agreements, stopping time for limitation purposes. Standstills are often entered into to allow


Managing tax disputes: HMRC’s approach to tax disputes and its litigation and settlement strategy more questions than answers?
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • September 19 2011

Tax disputes arise for a range of different reasons: HMRC changes its policy or targets an avoidance scheme, a tax professional provides incorrect advice, or a taxpayer implements advice incorrectly.


Unravelling transactions the party’s over
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • May 17 2011

In March the Court of Appeal handed down its eagerly awaited decision in Pitt v Holt, unexpectedly overturning what has been known as the principle set out in Re Hastings-Bass.


Unravelling transactions: close your eyes?
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • March 21 2011

The Court of Appeal has now handed down its eagerly awaited decision in Pitt and Another v Holt and Another, unexpectedly overturning what has been known as the principle set out in Re Hastings-Bass.


Unravelling transactions: the party’s over
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • March 11 2011

Earlier this week the Court of Appeal handed down its eagerly awaited decision in Pitt and Another v Holt and Another, unexpectedly overturning what has been known as the principle set out in Re Hastings-Bass.


Scottish ruling on equalisation may help employers with Scottish schemes
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • July 12 2010

This case was heard in the Court of Session in Scotland and, like the previous English case of Independent Trustees Services Ltd v Knell, involved equalisation of normal retirement dates for men and women under the scheme rules.


Section 27 does not protect trustees against liability for forgotten beneficiaries
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • July 12 2010

This was a Court of Appeal decision involving the Trustees of the Maxwell Communication Works Pension Scheme.