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.
“There is nothing wrong with a shortcut, provided you don’t get lost.” Unfortunately, in this instance, the first instance judge erred in taking too many.
When part of a post-employment covenant is in unreasonable restraint of trade, in what circumstances should the court sever, and remove it, so as to leave the employee bound by the remainder of it?
Deadline: 17 July 2019
Where there is a risk of dissipation between judgment and execution, post-judgment freezing injunctions are an increasingly common tool to facilitate execution, although, crucially, they are not a part of execution themselves.
Finality of judgment lies at the root of our legal system. In Virgin Atlantic Airways v Zodiac Seats