The competing interests between bank and borrower when a bank in resolution sells debt (Hodge Malek QC and James Potts, Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law)

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The competing interests between bank and borrower when a bank in resolution sells debt (Hodge Malek QC and James Potts, Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law)


This article, by Hodge Malek QC and James Potts, examines a recent Court of Appeal decision on the ability of (in this case) the special liquidator of a bank to… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Hodge Malek QC, James Potts Date

We are not enemies of the people – Melissa Shipley (Practical Law Dispute Resolution Blog)


2016/17 will be forever associated with elections across the globe and all that has come with them: “fake news”; hacks; leaks; U-turns; polarisation; and polls that have been, time after… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Melissa Shipley Date

Certainty over regular attendance (Tom Tabori, Solicitors Journal)


On 6 April 2017, the Supreme Court handed down its landmark judgment in Isle of Wight Council v Platt [2017] UKSC 28. This appeal arose from the local authority’s prosecution… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Tom Tabori Date

Political reality vs constitutional aims (Alison Foster QC & Tom Tabori, Solicitors Journal)


Theresa May’s ability to call a snap general election highlights the inbuilt tensions of the Fixed-term Parliaments Act, write Alison Foster QC and Tom Tabori. On 18 April, the prime… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Alison Foster QC, Tom Tabori Date

Government crackdown on ‘no platform’ decisions in universities – Law Society Gazette


Law Society Gazette – 6th April 2017 – Fenella Morris QC & Benjamin Tankel. In March, The Times reported that universities minister Jo Johnson MP had written to the chief… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Fenella Morris QC, Benjamin Tankel Date

Mental Capacity Report: Special Report: Law Commission MCD Project


In this special report, we provide full coverage of the recently published Law Commission Report on proposed amendments to the Mental Capacity Act. We include a detailed summary of the… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Alexander Ruck Keene Date

Estimating the special circumstances of Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation v Dechert – Caroline Allen (Practical Law Dispute Resolution Blog)


In Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation Limited v Dechert LLP, the Court of Appeal stressed the need for solicitors to engage in careful prospective consideration of costs, and to provide regular… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Caroline Allen Date

Policy Briefing: Why planners need to know about air quality policy – Justine Thornton QC (Planning Magazine)


With air pollution receiving greater attention, planners need to give increasing consideration to the issue, says Justine Thornton QC. Q. Why has air pollution been in the news recently? A…. Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Justine Thornton QC Date

Oops! Sent out the wrong attachments to the contract? A helpful reminder of when you can claim rectification – Rachael O’Hagan (Practical Law Construction Blog)


Commercial and construction contracts can be complex and fairly voluminous and the documents forming the contract can often run to a number of files, or more. During the tendering process,… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Rachael O'Hagan Date

Treating the NHS: how the law may help – Fenella Morris QC (The Times)


In the run-up to the budget the chancellor Philip Hammond made it clear that there would be no extra money for the NHS. Instead the government is looking for improved… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Fenella Morris QC Date

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