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Frost Brown Todd LLP | USA | 23 Feb 2024

Pointers for Handling Appellate Extraordinary Writs

Appellate extraordinary writs are expedited attempts to overturn or get a different result from a lower court’s decision on a ruling which either…
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SE Solicitors | United Kingdom | 1 Dec 2023

Writ of Controls…

Although originally undertaken by Sheriffs, Writ of Controls is now a job which is handled by the High Court Agents. Once Judgment is obtained, the…
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Doughty Street Chambers | United Kingdom | 30 Aug 2023

Habeas corpus and the Illegal Migration Act 2023

The Illegal Migration Act 2023 was recently granted Royal Assent. There is much work to be done in identifying challenges that can be made to the Act…
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JSA | India | 3 Aug 2023

X Corp. (X, formerly known as Twitter) v/s Union of India - A deterrent for intermediaries in India?

Twitter being arguably aggrieved by several blocking orders issued by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), India blocking…
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Dan Morris Legal | Australia, United Kingdom | 29 May 2023

The same WA Judge takes a more orthodox approach to judicial review in Kalgoorlie-Boulder

The reasoning and outcome in Hockley may seem curious when contrasted with Kalgoorlie - Boulder,delivered by the same Judge at about the same time…
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Shearn Delamore & Co | Malaysia | 15 Feb 2023

Court denies plaintiff's application to extend validity of writ in rem on vessel for sixth time

This article discusses a recent case in which the plaintiff applied to extend the duration and validity of a writ in rem that had already been extended five times. According to the plaintiff, it had been unable to serve the writ on the vessel as the vessel had not been in Malaysian waters since the writ was filed. The plaintiff sought to invoke order 92, rule 4 of the Rules of Court 2012.
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Torkin Manes LLP | Canada | 24 Jun 2022

Common Mistakes and Pitfalls - Civil Appeals and Applications for Judicial Review

On Wednesday, May 4, 2022, Torkin Manes’ Marco P. Falco hosted a CPD-accredited program in conjunction with the Toronto Lawyers’ Association and…
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Clasis Law | India | 26 Apr 2022

No writ petition maintainable in cases where remedy lies under SARFAESI Act

In a recent case, the Supreme Court of India clarified that borrowers aggrieved by proceedings initiated by banks or asset reconstruction companies under the Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Securities Interest Act 2002 have to avail remedy under the same law and a writ petition will not be maintainable.
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Helmsman LLC | Singapore | 4 Jan 2022

Recent amendments to Singapore Rules of Court – an overview

The Singapore Rules of Court is an omnibus legislation that sets out the procedural rules which are applicable to civil and appellate proceedings. On 1 December 2021, the new Singapore Rules of Court were published in the Government Gazette. They will come into effect on 1 April 2022 and apply to all civil proceedings and appeals filed from 1 April 2022 onwards. This article explores some of......
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Clasis Law | India | 7 Dec 2021

Writ court cannot adjudicate disputes arising out of purely contractual disputes

The Supreme Court recently examined the question of whether a writ court can exercise its extraordinary jurisdiction and adjudicate disputes arising out of purely contractual disputes. In the case examined in this article, there were major disputes arising from the contract and the work done by the contractor, which had been referred to the high court instead of the arbitration proceedings......
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