Case Studies

Insolvency case study clarifies the relationship between mortgagee, mortgagor and receiver

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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 relationship between mortgagee, mortgagor and receiver. More …

Mr Philip Freeborn, Mrs Christina Goldie v Mr Daniel Robert De Almeida Marcal (Trading as Dan Marcal Architects) [2019] EWHC 454 (TCC)

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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 in writing be regarded as a "serious breach of duty" (and a failure to comply with ARB and RIBA Codes of Conduct), it may expose you to liability if the client's original brief is subsequently not achieved. More …

Not guilty – Client accused of permitting the use of a vehicle without insurance and speeding

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Blake Morgan successfully advised a client accused of permitting the use of a vehicle without insurance and speeding. More …

Case dropped – Client fails to receive speeding notice

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Blake Morgan successfully advised a client on receiving a speeding notice and the case was dropped. More …

High Court rules on application for permission for collateral use of disclosed documents

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In a judgment dated 9 November 2018, the High Court has provided a helpful reminder of the meaning of 'use' in the context of CPR 31.22(1) (the rule providing that a party to whom a document has been disclosed may use the document only for the purpose of the proceedings in which it is disclosed). More …