Landmark Decision on the Scope of Economic Duress in English Contract Law

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Landmark Decision on the Scope of Economic Duress in English Contract Law


On 18 August 2021, the Supreme Court gave judgment in Pakistan International Airline Corporation v Times Travel (UK) Ltd [2021] UKSC 40, a decision in which it clarified, amongst other things,… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author James Bradford Date

Top Tips For Protecting Confidential Information And Trade Secrets In Motorsport (LawInSport)


For most businesses, protecting their confidential information is of the utmost importance. This is even more the case for those involved in the motorsports industry, where marginal gains are the… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author David Mitchell Date

Issues in Unfair Prejudice Petitions: Establishing Prejudice


In this series of posts, Anna Lintner analyses key aspects of unfair prejudice petitions S.994 Companies Act 2006 (“CA 2006”) permits a shareholder to petition the Court for relief on… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Anna Lintner Date

ESIC’s Novel Sanctioning Methods In The CS:GO “Coach Spectator Bug” Case (LawInSport)


In the last year the professional Counter Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) scene has been rocked by significant allegations of widespread cheating. In September 2020 the Esports Integrity Commission (ESIC) commenced… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Daniel Kozelko Date

The Validity of Liquidated Damages Clauses: Eco World – Ballymore Embassy Gardens Company Limited v Dobler UK Limited [2021] EWHC 2207 (TCC; O’Farrell J)


A liquidated damages clause is, shortly put, one stipulating the money payable as damages for loss caused by a breach of contract, irrespective of loss suffered. Practitioners will be aware… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Juan Lopez Date

Too late to join the DAB party? The JCT Dispute Adjudication Board Documentation 2021


In early May 2021, the JCT, in conjunction with the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), released its anticipated Dispute Adjudication Board Documentation 2021 (the “DAB Documentation”). It is intended to… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Karen Gough Date

Triple Point Technology: At Speed 3


This third post follows on from Ruth Keating’s first post summarising the facts and decisions of the High Court and Court of Appeal here and Alexander Burrell’s second post on liquidated damages here…. Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Marion Smith QC Date

Triple Point Technology: At Speed 2


In the second post of this three-part series, Alexander Burrell explores the first issue in the Supreme Court’s judgment in Triple Point Technology, Inc v PTT Public Company Ltd[1] – the interpretation… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Alexander Burrell Date

Triple Point Technology: At Speed 1


The Supreme Court has now handed down its decision in Triple Point Technology, Inc v PTT Public Company Ltd[1]. There were two main issues before the Supreme Court: Issue 1:… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Marion Smith QC, Alexander Burrell, Ruth Keating Date

Deprivation of liberty of a child “inappropriate, demeaning and…brutal”: best interests, Articles 3 and 5 ECHR: Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council v W and others [2021] EWHC 1982 (Fam)


Y (age 12) was removed from his father’s care and placed under an Emergency Protection Order. While in a residential placement, he self-harmed, and was transported to hospital for emergency… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Parishil Patel QC, Sian Davies Date

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