4 New Square act in the leading case on adjournments being sought in the context of the Covid-19

News & Judgments
16 April 2020

Justin Fenwick QC and Ben Smiley acted for the defendants who successfully resisted the claimants’ application to adjourn a 5 week trial due to Covid-19. The judge held that the case should proceed, and preparations should be made for it to be conducted remotely.

Click here to read an article on the decision written by David Halpern QC, and the judgment here: Re One Blackfriars Ltd, Hyde v. Nygate [2020] EWHC 845(Ch)

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Justin Fenwick KC

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