August 2018 Archive

Buyers beware - the financial cost of losing track of just one thread in a transaction can be high

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A major housebuilder has fallen victim to an unfortunate lack of concentration when acquiring a development site in Wales, with expensive consequences, and its loss provides a stark warning to others to make sure that they dot every "i" and cross every "t" when doing their due diligence and entering into the documents on a transaction, the essence of which was the acquisition by BDW Trading of a brownfield site from a county council with the intention of carrying out a substantial residential development. More …

Bawa-Garba v General Medical Council [2018] EWCA Civ 1879

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Yesterday the Court of Appeal unanimously allowed Dr Bawa-Garba's appeal and set aside the sanction of erasure, restoring the original order of the Medical Practitioners Tribunal ("The Tribunal") that she be suspended for 12 months. More …

Court extends time to bring a procurement claim

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In a recent judgment, Mr Justice Stuart-Smith found good reason to extend the time limit to enable the claimant, Amey Highways Ltd, to bring its claim outside the 30-day limitation period. More …