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Amidst the current circumstances with coronavirus and the UK lockdown, the English courts are taking steps to operate remotely as much as possible with announcements that high profile commercial trials are still planned to go ahead virtually. But what about Mediation, which would usually rely on personal interaction and “getting everyone round the table” to […]

Football in England has today been suspended until 3 April 2020 as a consequence of the on-going impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) with a number of clubs having players either tested or placed in isolation following suspected/confirmed cases. When (or if) the season resumes will be a decision reached by the government/Premier League/EFL/clubs in due course […]

Command of documents is a key differentiator in any dispute.  Knowing the relevant documents, where they are to be found and how to deploy them can be the difference between success and failure.  The Courts have long been interested in how parties in litigation approach documents.  The Civil Procedure Rules (“CPR”) require “disclosure” – the […]

Novel Coronavirus, now termed officially as “COVID-19” (“COVID”), was on 30 January 2020 declared a “Public Health Emergency of International Concern” by the World Health Organisation. Over the past few weeks, COVID has spread on a global scale, causing the lockdown of major cities, travel bans being put in place and the cancellation of major […]

As recently reported, the long-running group litigation Bates v Post Office Ltd settled in late 2019. Whilst details of the settlement remain confidential, the outcome in this case highlights the strength in numbers that group litigations hold. Group actions are becoming more commonplace as they allow individuals with a similar grievance to group together. In […]

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