Category: Case Studies

case studies

11 July - Angelina Mihaylova

The Court of Appeal held that negative (as opposed to positive) interest was not payable on cash collateral posted under the 1995 Credit Support Annex (CSA) to an International Swaps... Read More

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13 June - Justin Weare

Blake Morgan acted in the recent Court of Appeal case of Potamianos.  In its judgment, the Court of Appeal provided guidance as to the circumstances in which, in the context... Read More

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5 April - Harriet Dare

We review the case of Devon Commercial Property Ltd v (1) Robert Adrian Barnett (2) Robert John Belcher (2019) that highlights and clarifies some interesting points in relation to the... Read More

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15 March - Rachel Gwilliam

This case offers a salutary lesson for all architects (and other professionals): not only will a failure to record your client's brief (and agreed changes to that brief) clearly and... Read More

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8 March - Heather Welham

In court proceedings injunctive relief may be granted to the claimant after successfully asserting a without notice application in circumstances where, for example, there is a case of extreme urgency... Read More

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4 March - Heather Welham

In this particular employment court case, the court had to rule on an interim injunction against a former employee for a possible breach of restrictive covenant. The question as to... Read More

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22 February - Heather Welham

The Court of Appeal decision in Egon Zehnder Ltd v Tillman [2018] placed doubt on whether it was possible for parts of a single covenant to be deleted without changing... Read More

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19 February - Michael Colledge

A Court of Appeal case in January 2019 has provided a useful analysis on using SAAMCO to distinguish between 'advice' and 'information' cases involving financial professional negligence. SAAMCO is commonly... Read More

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15 February - Michael Colledge

The Supreme Court has handed down an important judgment in relation to the defence of negligence claims based on the loss of a chance.  The case is significant because it... Read More

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14 February - Adrian Noviss

A recent High Court case serves as a useful reminder to developers of the strict procedural requirements of the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) and the potentially severe consequences if they... Read More

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8 February - Heather Welham

Parties to a contract may vary its terms by mutual agreement provided that (i) consideration is given (or the variation agreement is executed as a deed); and (ii) any necessary... Read More

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25 January - Richard Humphreys

This little grenade from the Court of Appeal  seems to resolve the long running argument over the legal effect of serving a default notice under section 87 CCA 1974 -... Read More