Lesbian Visibility Week

Head of Chambers, Elizabeth Isaacs KC, is featured in an article in DIVA Magazine, the world’s leading magazine for LGBTQIA women and non-binary people. The article is entitled “Legally Lesbian... Continue Reading

A case-law update on constructive trusts and proprietary estoppel by Matthew Haynes

Matthew Haynes provides an overview on some recent developments on constructive trust case-law, including the need for detriment. To view the article please click here. To view Matthew Haynes’ profil... Continue Reading

Is mediation still a worthwhile cost? by Priya Tromans

Mediation is not just an exercise of horse-trading to achieve a compromised settlement. Of course, sometimes it may come down to this at the end of a negotiation, but it’s the journey to get to that poin... Continue Reading

Recovering commercial rent arrears by Karamjit Singh

Recovering commercial rent arrears in the climate created by Covid-19 has been made difficult. Karamjit Singh looks at who may be on the hook for the financial void created. To view the article please clic... Continue Reading

Remoteness in a claim for damages – how far is too far? by Priya Tromans

Priya Tromans discusses the issue of remoteness in claiming damages when related contracts are breached. To view the article please click here. ... Continue Reading

Admissibility of evidence in civil proceedings: An overview and case law update by Harry Marriott

The Supreme Court, in the case of Shagang Shipping Company Ltd v HNA Group Company Ltd [2020] UKSC 34, has recently given guidance on the admissibility of evidence in civil proceedings. Although the factua... Continue Reading

Rectification and Mortgage Fraud by Matthew Haynes

In this article, Matthew Haynes considers the recent Court of Appeal case of Dhillon-v-Barclays Bank plc and the Chief Land Registrar [2020] EWCA Civ 619 where Mrs Dhillon unsuccessfully sought rectificati... Continue Reading

Conflicting Covenants – Revisiting Duval v 11-13 Randolph Crescent

What happens when a landlord: a.      On the one hand, gives Tenant A a licence to do something which would otherwise be a breach of Tenant A’s lease, but; b.      On the other hand, is under a... Continue Reading

Relief from sanctions: An overview and case law update by Harry Marriott

In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic, applications for relief from sanctions may become more frequent as deadlines are missed and court orders are not complied with. In three recent cases, the High Co... Continue Reading

Duchy Farm Kennels Limited v Steels [2020] EWHC 1208 (QB)

Alex Pritchard-Jones appears in an important case about the effect of breaches of confidentiality clauses contained within settlement agreements. To view the article, please click here. To view the judgeme... Continue Reading