Personal Injury and Overseas Jurisdictions: Attorney General of St Helena v AB & Ors (St Helena) [2020] UKPC 1

Dominic Bright analyses whether the Judicial College Guidelines for the Assessment of General Damages in Personal Injury cases are the starting point for overseas jurisdictions in light of the case of Attorney General of St Helena v AB & Ors (St Helena) [2020] UKPC 1.

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 devil in the detail: is a liability under a personal guarantee a debt payable immediately?

In July 2019, ICC Judge Barber in Martin v McClaren Construction Limited [2019] EWHC 2059 (Ch) was tasked on an application to set aside a statutory demand under Rule 10.5(5)(d) of the Insolvency Rules 2016 (“IR 2016”)...

The charmed life of Building Inspectors, re-visited: The Lessees and Management Company of Herons Court v NHBC Building Control Services Ltd [2019] EWCA Civ 1423

Approved inspectors of buildings are a feature of the construction site. They do not, however, owe a duty under section 1 of the Defective Premises Act 1972.

Severance of Adjudicator’s Decisions – Beyond Jurisdiction and Natural Justice? Willow Corps S.A.R.L. v MTD Contractors Ltd. [2019] EWHC 1591 (TCC)

Severance of adjudicator’s awards has, at least up until now, been a judicial tool used only sparingly in relation to TCC enforcement proceedings...