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Searching for Assets in Cyberspace: A New Gateway Opens?

In this article, Hannah Daly, barrister at 4 New Square Chambers, and…

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Fortification for damages in freezing injunctions: Restoration of the status quo?

Since writing on the recent High Court decision: Claimants Listed in Schedule…

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Blurred boundaries: just how far do solicitors’ duties extend?

There has been a recent spate of cases where claimants have attempted to argue that their solicitors owed them duties to go beyond the work which…

Mirror Mirror: Is the law now clear on reflective loss?

The principle of reflective loss has reared its head in multiple cases since 2020. Although the Supreme Court’s judgment in Sevilleja v Marex Financial Ltd [2020]…

Teeing Up For A Competition Lawsuit? The PGA Tour’s Refusal To Release LIV Golf Invitational Hopefuls

Carola Binney writes about the PGA Tour’s potential legal battle with the organisers of the inaugural LIV Golf Invitational Series, set to take place at London’s Centurion…

Fortification For Damages in Freezing Injunctions

Sian Mirchandani KC writes about the decision of Moulder J in Claimants Listed in Schedule 1 v Spence [2021] EWHC 925 (Comm) to grant a request…

PDMRs in Securities Fraud Litigation: Various Investors v G4S

On 10 May 2022, Mr Justice Miles handed down the first substantive decision on the meaning of a “person discharging managerial responsibilities” (“PDMR”) under section 90A…

What can be challenged in contribution claims? Percy v Merriman White explained

On 12 April 2022, the Court of Appeal handed down judgment in the contribution claim between solicitors and counsel in Percy v Merriman White [2022] EWCA…

Aggregation clauses in insurance contracts: Spire Healthcare Ltd v Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Ltd [2022] EWCA Civ 17

The year is off to a successful start for Ben Elkington KC and Ben Smiley, who acted for the appellant insurer in Spire Healthcare v Royal…

Professional liability update: 2021 in review

Overview The key professional negligence cases of 2021 picked up on recurring challenges in this area of law and addressed in particular: The methodical…

Rushbond Plc v The JS Design Partnership LLP [2021] EWCA Civ 1889

4 New Square’s Ben Elkington KC acted for the successful appellant in Rushbond Plc v The JS Design Partnership LLP [2021] EWCA Civ 1889, in which the Court…

Funding representative actions after Lloyd v Google

Lloyd v Google marks a seminal moment for representative actions. The ramifications for mass data breach claims have been widely discussed by practitioners. In this article,…




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