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News & Events: July 2014



Continued success for Crown Office Chambers in Chambers UK 2015 Directory

News | 24th Jul 2014

The following members, which includes several new additions, are listed in the 2015 edition of Chambers UK. Silks Richard Lynagh QC – Personal Injury Michael Harvey QC – Insurance and Professional Negligence Michael Spencer QC – Product Liability Christopher Purchas QC – Personal Injury Roger ter Haar QC – Commercial Dispute Resolution; Construction; Energy & Natural Resources; Insurance; International Arbitration […]

Commercial Court restrains bank from paying on performance bond

News | 22nd Jul 2014

Michele De Gregorio obtained an interim injunction from the Commercial Court on behalf of a subcontractor, restraining payment being made by a bank under a performance bond in connection with a construction project in the Middle East. The injunction was discharged on the return date, upon the contractor withdrawing its call on the bond.

Isabel Hitching secures relief from sanctions under CPR 3.9: Bir Holdings v Mehta

News | 17th Jul 2014

Bir Holdings v Mehta – Birmingham High Court, Chancery Division, HHJ David Cooke 15 July 2014 In a decision applying the guidance recently laid down by the Court of Appeal in Denton v TH White Ltd [2014] EWCA Civ 906 (judgment 4 July 2014) the court granted relief from sanctions under CPR 3.9 and dismissed an […]

Jason Evans-Tovey successfully beats off good faith & competition law defences in franchise case

News | 14th Jul 2014

Jason Evans-Tovey successfully enforces restrictive covenants and step-in provisions in franchise agreements in a case which dispels some myths and gives modern guidance on an implied duty of good faith and competition law issues in franchise agreements. On 11 July 2014, Mr Justice Henderson handed down judgment in Carewatch Care Services Ltd v Focus Caring […]


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