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The letter of credit and the third party debt order
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 20 2018

Supreme Court overturns 35 year old decision to help party enforce arbitration award Taurus Petroleum Limited v State Oil Marketing Company of the


Biotech Review - December 2017
  • Bristows LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 13 2017

As biological drugs continue to replace small molecules as the sales leaders in the pharmaceutical field, they are increasingly taking the


Supreme Court “improves” upon the ImproverProtocol Questions in Actavis v Eli Lilly.
  • Bristows LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • September 20 2017

In this important case from July of this year, the Supreme Court reintroduced a true form of the doctrine of equivalents into UK patent law, allowing


SAAMCo - where do we stand following Hughes-Holland v BPE?
  • Hardwicke
  • United Kingdom
  • May 26 2017

On 22nd March 2017, the Supreme Court handed down its decision in Hughes-Holland v BPE Solicitors LLP 2017 UKSC 21. This was a highly-anticipated


Supreme Court reformulates test for when a claim will fail due to illegality
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 25 2016

The Supreme Court has established a new approach to the question of whether a defendant will be able to rely on the defence of illegality: Patel


Supreme Court finds tort of malicious prosecution extends to civil claims
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 21 2016

The Supreme Court has held, by a majority of 5 to 4, that the tort of malicious prosecution is available for civil as well as criminal claims: Willers


Kumarasamy v Edwards 2016 UKSC 40; judgment 13 July 2016
  • Tanfield Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • July 13 2016

The case concerned an assured shorthold tenant of a flat, Mr Edwards, who tripped over a raised edge of a paving slab when taking his rubbish from


Tax advice given by accountants not protected by privilege
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada
  • January 24 2013

Legal advice privilege applies only to lawyers and does not extend to tax advice provided by accountants, the United Kingdom Supreme Court (formerly


The property rights of unmarried couples: the courts have ruled - is it fair?
  • Wedlake Bell
  • United Kingdom
  • November 9 2011

The Supreme Court has handed down its judgment in the case of an unmarried cohabiting couple, Jones v Kernott 2011 UKSC 53


Mesothelioma - Fairchild principles of proof apply only to the need to prove causation
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 4 2011

In Williams v University of Birmingham 2011 EWCA Civ 1242 the Court of Appeal analysed the correct approach to proving liability in a mesothelioma case