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Acquitted yet restrained in absentia – an unlawful paradox? by Bilawal Khan

7th December 2021

Bilawal Khan, pupi l at KBG Chambers, provides an update in regards to the recent case of R v Leon Khan at the Court of Appeal.   Acquitted yet restrained in absentia – an unlawful paradox? Summary Last month, the Court of Appeal published its decision in the case of R v Leon Khan [2021] EWCA Crim 1526. This authority confirmed that where there has been procedural unfairness…

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Acquitted yet restrained in absentia – an unlawful paradox? by Bilawal Khan
 

Griffiths v TUI UK Ltd [2021] EWCA Civ 1442: was this ‘litigation by ambush’? by Lindsey Hogg (Civil Pupil)

25th November 2021

Griffiths v TUI UK Ltd [2021] EWCA Civ 1442: was this ‘litigation by ambush’? by Lindsey Hogg (Civil Pupil at KBG) The Claimant relies on expert evidence, the Defendant disagrees with that evidence, but does not instruct their own expert or cross-examine the expert in court.  Can the Defendant criticise that expert in closing submissions?  Is a court bound to accept expert…

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Griffiths v TUI UK Ltd [2021] EWCA Civ 1442: was this ‘litigation by ambush’? by Lindsey Hogg (Civil Pupil)
 

Bethany Burnard, Pupil at KBG, provides a reminder on the impact of aggressive litigation: Crowther and Crowther and Others (Financial Remedies) (Rev 1) [2021] EWFC 88

24th November 2021

A reminder on the impact of aggressive litigation: Crowther and Crowther and Others (Financial Remedies) (Rev 1) [2021] EWFC 88 The judgment of Crowther v Crowther & others, handed down at the beginning of November 2021, highlights the impact that aggressive litigation can have on a client’s time and assets. Mr Justice Peel dealt with the final hearing in the application by Carolin…

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Bethany Burnard, Pupil at KBG, provides a reminder on the impact of aggressive litigation: Crowther and Crowther and Others (Financial Remedies) (Rev 1) [2021] EWFC 88