Aldred v Cham [2019] EWCA Civ 1780

At the end of last month, the Court of Appeal gave judgment in an important appeal concerning the recovery of disbursements in ex-portal, fixed costs cases under CPR 45.29I(2)(h).

Gilham v Ministry of Justice [2019] UKSC 44, [2019] 1 WLR 5905

This appeal considered the status of judicial office holders in the context of statutory protection bestowed upon whistle-blowers.

Bar Wars: Inn Keeping with Conventional Authorities

In Allnutt v The Nags Head Reading Ltd & Others [2019] EWHC 2810 (Ch), ICC Judge Prentis reviewed the authorities on shareholders’ Unfair Prejudice as governed by the Companies Act 2006 s.994.

The long arm of the liquidator: AWH Fund Ltd v ZCM Asset Holding Co Ltd (2019)

A recent decision of Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (handed down July 29 2019), hearing an appeal of a decision of the Court of Appeal of the Bahamas, helped clarify the extent to which liquidators can exercise their powers outside of their jurisdiction in the recovery of funds credited preferentially.

Addlesee and others v Dentons Europe LLP [2019] EWCA Civ 1600, [2019] 10 WLUK 10

C issued proceedings against solicitors who had acted for a now dissolved company, the company purportedly having operated a fraudulent scheme. C wished to see documents that passed between the dissolved company and D, which D asserted were privileged.