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LLPs and Derivative Actions: Homes for England v (1) Nick Sellman (Holdings) Ltd (2) Bromham Road Development LLP [2020] EWHC 936 (Ch)
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Authors: Gregor Hogan

Gregor Hogan discusses ‘LLPs and Derivative Actions: Homes for England v (1) Nick Sellman (Holdings) Ltd (2) Bromham Road Development LLP [2020] EWHC 936 (Ch)’. The judgment, by Zacaroli J, confirmed that the test to be applied in determining whether to grant permission for a member to continue a derivative claim on behalf of an LLP is the common law test in Foss v Harbottle not that contained in the Companies Act 2006.


Furlough and Administration: In the matter of Carluccio’s Limited [2020] EWHC 886 (Ch)
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Authors: Gregor Hogan

Gregor Hogan discusses Furlough and Administration: In the matter of Carluccio’s Limited [2020] EWHC 886 (Ch).


Judgment in Barkatali v Augustine [2020] EWHC 753 (Ch)
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Authors: Gregor Hogan

Gregor Hogan discusses the recent judgment in Barkatali v Augustine [2020] EWHC 753 (Ch) and how Morgan J dismissed an application for an interim injunction.


Trouble with rights of light

Authors: Andrew Francis

In an article for New Law Journal, Andrew Francis discusses ‘Troubles with rights of light’. Andrew explains why the recent decision in Beaumont has importance beyond the world of rights of light.

Please click here to read the article.


Lewin on Trusts

Sweet & Maxwell

Authors: James Brightwell

The 20th edition of Lewin on Trusts, of which James Brightwell is a co-author, has published this week.

The new edition has been extensively re-organised and substantially expanded and is now in two volumes.  Among other things, it now contains a chapter on trusts and divorce. For further details, and to purchase a copy, please click here.


Judgment in Shanghai Shipyard v Reignwood International Investment (Group) Company Ltd [2020] EWHC 803 (Comm)
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Authors: Zoe O'Sullivan QC

Judgment in Shanghai Shipyard v Reignwood International Investment (Group) Company Ltd [2020] EWHC 803 (Comm) was handed down on Friday, 3rd April. Zoe O'Sullivan QC of Serle Court and Harry Wright of 7KBW acted for Reignwood. Please click here for the judgment.


Social Distancing & Isolation: A role for ADR
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Authors: Jennifer Haywood

In light of the current need for social distancing and isolation, Jennifer Haywood discusses the role of alternative dispute resolution via video conferencing, and how the increased use of modern technology will help us all find a way to resolve ongoing disputes.


Amy Proferes comments on the Court of Appeal case in Kinglsey v Kingsley [2020] EWCA Civ 297 (Ch)
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Authors: Amy Proferes

Our member Amy Proferes comments on the Court of Appeal case in Kinglsey v Kingsley [2020] EWCA Civ 297 (Ch) which was handed down on Tuesday, 3rd March. For the judgment, please click here.


Jamie Randall discusses judgment in Shanda Games Ltd v Maso Capital Investments Ltd & Ors [2020] UKPC 2
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Authors: Jamie Randall

Authors: Philip Jones QC

Jamie Randall discusses the eagerly-awaited judgment in Shanda Games Ltd v Maso Capital Investments Ltd & Ors [2020] UKPC 2 which was handed down on Tuesday, 27th January 2020.

Philip Jones QC acted for Shanda Games Ltd (Respondent).