The Supreme Court Judgment in Lloyd v Google LLC [2021] UKSC 50

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The Supreme Court Judgment in Lloyd v Google LLC [2021] UKSC 50


On 10 November 2021 the UK Supreme Court handed down its decision in Lloyd v Google LLC [2021] UKSC 50 in which it unanimously granted Google’s appeal in the £3bn… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Nyasha Weinberg Date

How is Practice Direction 57AC bedding down: reform or revolution?


Six months in, and we now have guidance as to the approach the Commercial Court and the TCC will take to the new CPR PD 57AC.  In this article we… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Marion Smith QC, Joe-han Ho, Ruth Keating, Philippe Kuhn Date

Freezing injunctions: the Convoy Collateral revolution


(A) Overview: On 4 October 2021, the Privy Council handed down its much-anticipated judgment in the British Virgin Islands (“BVI”) case of Convoy Collateral Ltd v Broad Idea International Ltd [2021] UKPC… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Philippe Kuhn Date

When may a counterfactual become too hypothetical?


The case of Galtrade Limited v BP Oil International Limited[1] (Adrian Beltrami QC, sitting as a Judge of the High Court) is notable for revisiting discussion of the proper classification of a… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Juan Lopez Date

Issues in Unfair Prejudice Petitions 4: Relief


In this series of posts, Anna Lintner analyses key issues that arise in unfair prejudice petitions pursuant to s.994 Companies Act 2006. The court has an exceptionally wide jurisdiction to… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Anna Lintner 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

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

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

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

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