Litigation

The new era post of professional liability

Lawyers should be concerned, when negotiating the terms of a retainer, to make the scope of their duty clear, explains Georgin

27 Jun 2017

The invisible export

Competition between the international commercial courts of London and Dubai looks set to continue in the new global market, writes Rupert Ree

20 Jun 2017

Compensating victims of terror

Damian Horan argues that it is essential the government treat all those affected by terrorism equitably, regardless of the form of terror used agains

20 Jun 2017

Laws allowing ‘unpredictably high’ libel damages awards breach press freedom

Rules preventing judges from giving juries detailed directions breach article 10 ECHR, says Strasbour

15 Jun 2017

A recognised body of derivatives expertise

Sivakumaran Sivathillainathan considers the case of Darby Properties which has put the spotlight on the admissibility of expert evidence in bankin

14 Jun 2017

McKenzie Friends tread ‘fine line’ providing non-legal advice

What it means to conduct litigation is not clear, researcher

12 Jun 2017

Cock-up, not conspiracy: preparing budgets and bills

Master Whalan’s decision in Jago confirms the need for budgets and bills to be prepared by a costs lawyer, explains Pau

06 Jun 2017

Turning over pebbles: when to stop seeking disclosure and make an offer instead

There comes a point when there has to be clear advice to the client that absent any soundly based dispute of fact, the FDR should be the final hearing, urges District Judge Howar

06 Jun 2017

No deal for HBOS over loss of business reputation?

Stuart Benzie considers whether a claim for loss of reputation can result in a payment of damages before the cour

31 May 2017