High Court Quashes Unlawful Prior Approval for Maize Storage Bunker and Effluent Tank in Herefordshire

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High Court Quashes Unlawful Prior Approval for Maize Storage Bunker and Effluent Tank in Herefordshire

The Claimant challenged the grant by Herefordshire Council of prior approval for a Maize Storage Bunker and Effluent Tank on a farm neighbouring, and within the setting of, her property, the… Read more »

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PD 57AC – further guidance and sanctions

Since PD 57AC came into force there has been a trickle of cases coming through the courts giving guidance on how parties can comply with the new Practice Direction. You… Read more »

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CPR 3.3(5) & Applications to Challenge Arbitration Awards Dealt with on Paper

In the recent decision of the Commercial Court in WSB v FOL [2022] EWHC 586 (Comm), Calver J. dismissed an application made by one of the parties to set aside an earlier… Read more »

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Decisions, decisions – re-adjudicating an existing decision?

The recent decision of Morris J in John Graham Construction Ltd v Tecnicas Reunidas UK Ltd [2022] EWHC 155 (TCC) provides some helpful guidance regarding two issues that will be of interest… Read more »

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Adjudication: Just one (dispute) at a time please!

If it is settled law that an adjudicator can only deal with a single dispute in an adjudication, why does it consistently form the basis of satellite disputes and challenges… Read more »

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Rawet v Daimler AG: A return to orthodoxy in pre-service amendments

On 10 February 2022, the Divisional Court (Dingemans LJ and Picken J) in Rawet v Daimler AG[1] (“Rawet”) handed down a significant decision in relation to the requirements for pre-service amendments. The… Read more »

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The DFSA: A first port of call for claimants in DIFC-based fraud/regulatory breach cases?

The Dubai Financial Services Authority (“DFSA”) is the independent regulator of financial services conducted in or from the Dubai International Financial Centre (“DIFC”). As with many financial services regulators, it… Read more »

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Practice Direction 57AC: Case update

Our previous article on judicial guidance regarding Practice Direction 57AC was only published earlier this month here. Since then, another High Court case providing further guidance – Prime London Holdings 11 Limited v… Read more »

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Practice Direction 57AC in practice

The question in respect of PD57AC was whether it would ultimately mean reform or revolution, as explored in our previous post.[1] As outlined in that post, the courts have already given guidance… Read more »

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Supreme Court comments on enforcement and recognition of an arbitral award

In Kabab-Ji SAL (Lebanon) (Appellant) v Kout Food Group (Kuwait) [2021] UKSC 48 the Supreme Court has once again commented on the issue of the validity of international arbitration agreements. This case… Read more »

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