Avoiding Detailed Assessment: A Cultural Shift In Approach To Counsel’s Fees?

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Avoiding Detailed Assessment: A Cultural Shift In Approach To Counsel’s Fees?


‘I am a barrister, specialising mainly in personal injury and clinical negligence work. This is split between claimants and defendants, in roughly equal proportions. This piece is about my perception of a… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Charles Cory-Wright QC Date

The New Dawn In International Arbitration In South Africa


Patrick Lane SC heralds the ‘dawn of a new era’ in South Africa. ‘It has taken more than 24 years for South Africa to modernise its Arbitration law. The realisation that… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Patrick Lane SC Date

Injunctions against touting – Jockey Club Racecourses Ltd v Persons Unknown [2018] EWHC 3234 (Ch)


John Steel QC and Victoria Hutton from 39 Essex Chambers look into injunctions against touting in Sport Resolutions’ January newsletter. Click here to read the full article.

CategoryArticles Author John Steel QC, Victoria Hutton Date

The State Aid Journey


Kelly Stricklin-Coutinho provides an update on State aid and tax – where we’ve been, where we are, and where we may be going. Key Points What is the issue? State aid… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Kelly Stricklin-Coutinho Date

“Yes, but maybe no”: the UK’s post-Brexit conditional accession to the Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements (2005)


In their continuing efforts to protect English jurisdiction clauses post-Brexit, and to preserve as much of the status quo as possible, the UK acceded to the Hague Convention on Choice… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Michael McParland QC Date

Katherine Apps interviewed by Sports Resolutions


Katherine Apps is interviewed in the December 2018 Sports Resolutions Newsletter as part of their “Getting to know our Panel“. Katherine’s practice spans sport, regulatory, disciplinary, employment, public and equality… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Katherine Apps Date

The UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules (Arbitration World Jurisdictional and Institutional Comparisons 6th Edition- Sweet & Maxwell)


Adrian Hughes QC & John Denis-Smith (Arbitration World Jurisdictional and Institutional Comparisons 6th Edition – Sweet & Maxwell). 1. INSTITUTIONAL HISTORY AND ORGANISATIONAL FRAMEWORK 1.1 How is the institution organised and… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Adrian Hughes QC, John Denis-Smith Date

Why dual qualify? The Caribbean advantage (Karen Gough – Counsel Magazine)


This article was first published by Counsel Magazine on 22 November 2018. Caribbean-qualified counsel Karen Gough took the plunge, got the international edge and benefitted her whole practice. “When I… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Karen Gough Date

A most expensive trip to the supermarket: “the use of vehicles” under the Motor Insurance Directives (Michael McParland QC)


On 15 November 2018, in case C-648/17 BTA Baltic Insurance Company, the European Court of Justice (“CJEU”) ruled on whether the concept of the “use of vehicles” in the Motor… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Michael McParland QC Date

Family seeks court’s approval for administration of treatment (Gethin Thomas writes for Lexis Nexis)


In this article for Lexis Nexis, Gethin Thomas considers the case of University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust v KG which dealt with an application to grant authority to… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Victoria Butler-Cole, Gethin Thomas Date

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