Dispute Resolution analysis: What should practitioners bear in mind under the new regime for costs proportionality? Shail Patel tells LexisNexis what guidance can be taken from the decision in BNM v MGN Ltd.
Paul Fisher speaks to Construction Week Qatar about the legal implications of the ‘termination climate’ in the Gulf. Click here and turn to page 14 to read the article.
Corporate Crime analysis: Jonathan Hough QC, barrister at 4 New Square Chambers, explores the history of high-profile inquests and suggests dramatic changes in recent times with large-scale inquests, such as Hillsborough, starting to resemble major public inquiries or pieces of litigation. Click here to read the full article on Lexis PSL.
On appeal the judge held that both the benefit and the burden of a CFA can be validly assigned from one firm of solicitors to another; the principle in Jenkins v Young Brothers Transport Ltd is not restricted to the situation where the transfer is motivated by a relationship of personal trust and confidence.