- November 7, 2022
The right to issue multiple claims using a single claim form
In David Abbott and 3,449 others v Ministry of Defence, Master Davison considered the extent to which multiple claimants can use a single claim form.
- October 28, 2021
Guidance on “real risk of dissipation”: Les Ambassadeurs Club Ltd v Yu
In Les Ambassadeurs Club Ltd v Yu, the Court of Appeal had to determine what is meant by “a real risk of dissipation”. It also had to consider whether the Deputy High Court Judge misunderstood the test by applying too high a threshold when refusing to grant a post-judgment freezing injunction.
- May 27, 2021
COVID-19: The impact on civil litigation one year on
When the government imposed restrictions on movement and social interaction due to COVID-19 in March 2020, there was understandably a great deal of concern about the effect on ongoing and potential litigation. After all, there was no system in place and most litigators had little or no experience of conducting litigation from commencement to trial … Continue reading COVID-19: The impact on civil litigation one year on →
- February 18, 2021
COVID-19 and virtual Controlled Goods Agreements
In the case of Just Digital Marketplace Ltd v High Court Enforcement Officers Association and others, the High Court considered the issue of enforcement using consensual video appointment for the purpose of entering into a “controlled goods agreement” (CGA). Master McCloud held and declared that it was lawful for an enforcement agent to enter into … Continue reading COVID-19 and virtual Controlled Goods Agreements →
- November 26, 2020
Costs budgeting for litigants in person: CJ and LK Perk Partnership v Royal Bank of Scotland
In CJ & LK Perk Partnership v Royal Bank of Scotland, the court had to consider when it was appropriate to direct a litigant in person (LIP) to file a costs budget. Background Costs budgeting was introduced into the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) to allow the courts to further the overriding objective of dealing with … Continue reading Costs budgeting for litigants in person: CJ and LK Perk Partnership v Royal Bank of Scotland →