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Crazy Little Thing called Costs

A cornerstone of our justice system is the principle that a party, who vindicates his rights through the court process, is entitled to have his legal costs of the action compensated by the losing…

Tribunal obscures ICO Guidance on Freedom of Information Requests made via Twitter

The Information Commissioner’s Office issued guidance on how a Freedom Of Information request made via Twitter could comply with the statutory requirements. A subsequent decision by the First Tier…

Pokemon Go… Away?

Those on social media will already be aware of the gaming phenomenon of Pokemon Go, released recently in the US, and last week in the UK. For everyone else, start getting used to looking at the top…

The Ups and Downs of the Litigation Process

What clients should expect when they get involved with litigation, including seven handy tips The word “Justice” features heavily in the name of England’s High Court, and justice is what it…

Libyan Investment Authority v Goldman Sachs: David and Goliath?

We take a look at the recent trial of the dispute between the Libyan Investment Authority (the “LIA”) and Goldman Sachs. At the core of the LIA’s claim lies a fairly familiar charge against…

Postponement of discharge from bankruptcy: High Court emphasises that suspicion is not enough

A bankrupt is discharged after one year (Insolvency Act 1986, s. 279(1)). But the court has a discretion to extend this period “if satisfied that the bankrupt has failed or is failing to comply…

The EU Referendum: You’d Better Beleave It

In commercial litigation lawyers are taught to look at a situation not only with reference to the letter of the law, but the overall commercial context and the strategic dynamic of each dispute that…

Attention all online traders: Websites must now direct customers to a new Online Dispute Resolution platform

A new Online Dispute Resolution Platform (ODR Platform) is being set up by the European Commission to provide online traders and consumers in the EU with a simple, cost-effective out of court…

Recoverable Business Costs

Most businesses are aware that, in the event of winning a case in court, generally they would be entitled to recover damages and the costs of their legal representation. The subject of damages is…

To sue, or not to sue? That is the Question

As a litigator, I am often approached by individuals and companies alike who are, unfortunately, owed money. Many have, before coming to me, been patient in the face of broken promises. On the other…