With standstill agreements back in the legal news following judgment being handed down in the Muduroglu matter ( EWHC 29 (Ch)), Helen Evans sets out five frequently encountered problems with standstill agreements in professional liability claims.
Paul Fisher provides his thoughts on the latest crisis in the Gulf for Practical Law.
This piece was first published on the Practical Law Construction blog.
Paul has spent a significant amount of time working in Qatar and throughout the Middle East.
Stephen Innes examines some recent cases on QOCS - Qualified One Way Costs Shifting
The liability of trustees in bankruptcy to bankrupts is a curiously under-developed area of law. There has been a lack of clarity the circumstances in which a trustee can be liable to a bankrupt personally (rather than liable for losses to the bankrupt’s estate). However, this issue came before the Court of Appeal last month (judgment handed down 25 May 2017).
Paul Fisher provides some preliminary thoughts on this significant development in Qatar’s arbitration landscape.