Grasping the nettle (Karen Gough writes as guest editor for Construction Law)


Grasping the nettle (Karen Gough writes as guest editor for Construction Law)

Karen Gough writes as guest editor for Construction Law in October 2021 and discusses the TCC’s decision in the case of Changing Climates Limited v Warmaway Limited where the court… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Karen Gough Date

Environment Bill in Parliament: Beginning of the End

This week, the Environment Bill reaches the final stages of its passage through Parliament: the consideration of amendments. It returns to the House of Commons with a series of significant… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Gethin Thomas Date

Red cards for judges: further guidance on Halliburton

For many of us, we have not forgotten the recent wait and ultimate outcome of the Supreme Court’s decision in Halliburton Company v Chubb Bermuda Insurance Ltd[1] (“Halliburton”). The Court of Appeal… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Ruth Keating Date

The importance of identifying parties – Vale SA and others v Steinmetz and others

On 16 July 2021 the Court of Appeal handed down Vale SA and others v Steinmetz and others [2021] EWCA Civ 1087. This case is an important reminder of the principle that,… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Daniel Kozelko Date

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

Net Zero and the Rule of Law

We all now know what is needed in terms of greenhouse gas emissions reductions in order to avert the climate change catastrophe which we are currently seeing played out in… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Stephen Tromans QC Date

X v Kuoni Travel Limited

The Supreme Court (“the SC”), following guidance from the Court of Justice of the European Union (“the ECJ”), has answered some controversial questions about the Package Travel, etc., Regulations 1992… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Bernard Doherty Date

Updates and extension to the Disclosure Pilot

When it commenced on 1 January 2019 the Disclosure Pilot Scheme in the Business and Property Courts was initially planned to be a two-year scheme.  The second extension of the… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Nicholas Higgs Date

Rattle your sabre, but do not draw your sword

In civil litigation, the pre-action protocols encourage parties to exchange correspondence to, inter alia, understand each other’s position and try to settle the issues without proceedings. This is laudable –… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Joe-han Ho Date

To plead or not to plead: when to plead fundamental dishonesty?

Does a defendant need to formally raise an allegation of fundamental dishonesty (‘FD’) in its pleaded case to obtain a finding of FD at trial? Since the Court of Appeal… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Vaughan Jacob Date

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