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English Court of Appeal follows US case example in deciding earning capacity is not a matrimonial asset to be shared
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • April 20 2018

London is often seen as “Divorce capital of the world“ by wealthy expats, usually the wives, wanting a generous divorce settlement, but this latest UK


Supreme Court: Insurers liable to solicitors when portal claims settle directly with claimants
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 20 2018

The Supreme Court, approving the ruling of the Court of Appeal, allowed Gavin Edmondson Solicitors (GES) to recover its costs despite Haven Insurance


Amendment to Correct Mistake as to Party Name after Limitation Period Expired
  • 9 Stone Buildings
  • United Kingdom
  • April 19 2018

Judge Phillips, sitting in the Mercantile Court, dismissed an application by the claimant to amend the claim form, after expiry of the limitation


Official Receiver -v- Brown 2018 EWCA Civ 303
  • Ashfords LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 18 2018

Mr Brown was declared bankrupt on 12 May 2016, following possession proceedings and costs order against him which had not been paid. Mr Brown did not


Belhaj v director of public prosecutions - court clarifies two issues relating to waiver of privilege
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • April 17 2018

In a case concerning misconduct in public office, the claimants sought to challenge the decision not to prosecute by beginning judicial review


Fresh Libor claims may follow the PAG appeal, but the clock is ticking
  • Signature Litigation
  • United Kingdom
  • April 16 2018

The LIBOR scandal continues to resonate in English courts. The latest case to be heard by the Court of Appeal was brought by Property Alliance Group


U.K. Court of Appeal Aligns U.K. Sufficiency Standard with European Patent Office Standard and Sharpens Contrast with U.S. Practice
  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 12 2018

On March 28, 2018, the U.K. Court of Appeal handed down its decision in Regeneron v Kymab & Novo Nordisk (found here), reversing a lower court


Disability discrimination: Long working hours
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • United Kingdom
  • April 12 2018

The Court of Appeal has confirmed that an expectation that a disabled employee would work long hours amounted to a provision, criterion or practice


Working time: Rest breaks and injury to feelings awards
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • United Kingdom
  • April 12 2018

The Court of Appeal has held that compensation for injury to feelings is not available where there has been a failure to provide rest breaks under the


Best-laid plans...
  • Collyer Bristow LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 12 2018

In Clin -v- Walter Lilly & Co Ltd 2018 EWCA Civ 490, the CA held an implied term would be implied into a building contract (based on amended JCT