Top litigation lessons to be learnt from losing - Part 1
Sometimes a judgment comes along that serves as a template for how not to conduct litigation effectively. Imperial Chemical Industries Limited v Merit Merrell Technology Limited  ticks every box in relation to presentation of the case, disclosure failings, discredited witnesses and partisan experts.
Court of Appeal overturns landmark ruling - affordable housing and restrictive covenants
A well-known South East developer, having previously successfully secured an order overriding restrictive covenants preventing construction on land adjacent to a children’s hospice, has now had that order overturned by the Court of Appeal. Derek Ching discusses...
Leading law firms hail merger to boost growth and innovation
Ashfords and Boyes Turner have announced that subject to completion of due diligence and legal agreements they intend to merge from 1 May 2019, concluding a process that began with exploratory negotiations in early 2017. The combined firm will have a turnover of £60 million, with 7 offices, 100 partners and 700 staff.
Disputes often occur between trustees and beneficiaries of trusts as regards the operation of trusts resulting in a request from the beneficiaries for copies of trust documents. What obligations do the trustees have to disclose the same?
Considerable press attention has this week been given to the story of Mr Casamitjana, the vegan sacked from his job at the League Against Cruel Sports. Jessica Clough, trainee charted legal executive discusses the recent case...
New disclosure pilot given the go-ahead to begin on 1 January 2019
New disclosure rules, which are being introduced in direct response to widespread criticism of the current disclosure process, will be piloted for a two year period from the beginning of next year. Selina Watson discusses...
Regional and national distinction given to leading law firm Boyes Turner
Thames Valley-based law firm Boyes Turner is one of the UK’s leading regional law firms, with award-winning recognition from Chambers and Partners and Legal 500, alongside other notable accolades from within the industry.
Boyes Turner looks at legal innovation around the world
Boyes Turner’s Head of Commercial & Technology, Mark Blunden, is featured in Raconteur, discussing the worldwide growth of legal tech innovation, and the regional hubs around the world seeing the most growth.