Insolvency “claw-back” provisions and the “safe harbour” defence in the EU Insolvency Regulation: Oeltrans Befrachtungsgesellschaft (C-73/20) in the CJEU

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Insolvency “claw-back” provisions and the “safe harbour” defence in the EU Insolvency Regulation: Oeltrans Befrachtungsgesellschaft (C-73/20) in the CJEU


Doing cross-border business with those in financial difficulties is often a perilous business. In Vinyls Italia SpA (in liquidation) -v- Mediterranea di Navigazione SpA (C-54/16) [2018] 1 WLR 543 (see… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Michael McParland QC Date

Sorry, not sorry… the case for an apology law in UK dispute resolution (Part 2) (Practical Law Blog)


Further to Karen Gough’s Part 1 blog on this topic for Practical Law’s Dispute Resolution Blog, Karen now asks: what is there to gain from legislation in this area? What… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Karen Gough Date

David Hopkins successfully represents the trustees of Magdalen Park Bowling Club in High Court claim seeking to enforce land option


On Monday, the High Court (Deputy Judge George Bompas QC) handed down judgment in Downey v Stevens [2021] EWHC 752 (Ch). The case was contested between two property developers and… Read more »

CategoryNews Author David Hopkins Date

Court of Appeal dismisses distressed borrower’s appeal in decision regarding lenders’ duties: Morley v Royal Bank of Scotland


The Court of Appeal (Lewison, Males and Birss LJJ) recently handed down judgment in Morley (t/a Morley Estates) v The Royal Bank of Scotland plc [2021] EWCA Civ 338. The… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Anna Lintner Date

Sorry, not sorry… the case for an apology law in UK dispute resolution (Part 1) (Practical Law Blog)


How hard is it to say “sorry”?  Elton John was right, it really is the hardest word.  Why is this? If we’ve done something wrong, why can’t we just say… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Karen Gough Date

Success for Michael McParland QC’s clients in a Chancery Division trial


The Honourable Mrs. Justice Bacon has today handed down judgment in the case of Hasan Dalkilic & Sevim Pekin -v- (1) Metin Pekin and (2) Paragon Property Investments Limited [2021]… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Michael McParland QC Date

The Lawyer’s Top 20 Cases 2021


A case in which 39 Essex Chambers’ Daniel Benedyk is instructed is included in The Lawyer’s Top 20 Cases 2021. Dynasty Company for Oil and Gas Trading v The Kurdistan… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Daniel Benedyk Date

Wasted costs and hopeless jurisdiction claims


Today in the High Court in London Mr Justice Cavanagh dismissed a solicitor’s renewed application for permission to appeal against a wasted costs order made against them in the case… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Michael McParland QC Date

Anna Lintner succeeds in obtaining relief for minority shareholder in Sophisticats lap dancing clubs following trial of unfair prejudice petition


  Anna has experience of a range of company law matters including shareholder disputes such as unfair prejudice petitions under s.994 Companies Act 2006, derivative actions and proceedings relating to… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Anna Lintner Date

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