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Jenni Richards QC and Kate Grange QC shortlisted for ‘Barrister of the Year’ by The Lawyer Awards 2022


39 Essex Chambers is absolutely delighted to announce that Jenni Richards QC and Kate Grange QC have been shortlisted for ‘Barrister of the Year’ by The Lawyer Awards 2022. The… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Jenni Richards QC, Kate Grange QC Date

PD 57AC – further guidance and sanctions


Since PD 57AC came into force there has been a trickle of cases coming through the courts giving guidance on how parties can comply with the new Practice Direction. You… Read more »

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

CPR 3.3(5) & Applications to Challenge Arbitration Awards Dealt with on Paper


In the recent decision of the Commercial Court in WSB v FOL [2022] EWHC 586 (Comm), Calver J. dismissed an application made by one of the parties to set aside an earlier… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author James Bradford Date

Decisions, decisions – re-adjudicating an existing decision?


The recent decision of Morris J in John Graham Construction Ltd v Tecnicas Reunidas UK Ltd [2022] EWHC 155 (TCC) provides some helpful guidance regarding two issues that will be of interest… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Nicholas Higgs Date

Adjudication: Just one (dispute) at a time please!


If it is settled law that an adjudicator can only deal with a single dispute in an adjudication, why does it consistently form the basis of satellite disputes and challenges… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Karen Gough Date

Rawet v Daimler AG: A return to orthodoxy in pre-service amendments


On 10 February 2022, the Divisional Court (Dingemans LJ and Picken J) in Rawet v Daimler AG[1] (“Rawet”) handed down a significant decision in relation to the requirements for pre-service amendments. The… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Philippe Kuhn Date

Practice Direction 57AC: Case update


Our previous article on judicial guidance regarding Practice Direction 57AC was only published earlier this month here. Since then, another High Court case providing further guidance – Prime London Holdings 11 Limited v… Read more »

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

Practice Direction 57AC in practice


The question in respect of PD57AC was whether it would ultimately mean reform or revolution, as explored in our previous post.[1] As outlined in that post, the courts have already given guidance… Read more »

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

Supreme Court comments on enforcement and recognition of an arbitral award


In Kabab-Ji SAL (Lebanon) (Appellant) v Kout Food Group (Kuwait) [2021] UKSC 48 the Supreme Court has once again commented on the issue of the validity of international arbitration agreements. This case… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Daniel Kozelko Date

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