The Round-up

July 2020

Winston Jacob explores the rule against reflective loss for unsecured creditors who are not shareholders in the Supreme Court case Sevilleja -v- Marex Financial Ltd [2020] UKSC 31.

Dominic Bright explains what the test is for remoteness following breach of contract in relation to Attorney General of the Virgin Islands -v- Global Water Associates Ltd (British Virgin Islands) [2020] UKPC 18.

Adam Swirsky discusses how one form of enforcement still available during the Covid-19 Pandemic is the appointment of a fixed charge receiver and what the receiver’s duties are in regard to the case of Centenary Homes -v- Liddell [2020] EWHC 1080.

Winston Jacob briefly analyses the guidance provided by the President of the Upper Tribunal in Q Studios (Stoke) RTM Co Ltd v Premier Ground Rents No. 6 Ltd [2020] UKUT 197 (LC) as to when a separate set of premises is a “flat” and when it is “occupied, or intended to be occupied, for residential purposes” and therefore subject to the right to manage provisions of the Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002.

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