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Mandatory Mediation – are we there yet? by John-Paul Fitzgibbon

5th May 2020

Mandatory Mediation – are we there yet? Criminal barrister and accredited civil and commercial mediator John-Paul Fitzgibbon (2018) discusses the future of mediation in light of recent case law and with regard to the pressures caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Introduction It is commonly understood that solicitors have a duty to advise their clients about methods of settling a disput…

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The Court of Appeal confirms the correct test for dishonesty by Francesca Whebell

4th May 2020

The Court of Appeal confirms the correct test for dishonesty. Criminal and Civil barrister Francesca Whebell (2011) sets out the Court of Appeal’s decision on the correct test to apply when considering dishonesty following the case of  R v Barton and Booth [2020] EWCA Crim 575. The Criminal Division of the Court of Appeal dismissing the appeal of Barton and Booth has given judgeme…

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The Court of Appeal confirms the correct test for dishonesty by Francesca Whebell
 

Permission to Appeal granted in complex corporate insolvency dispute by Charlotte Davies

4th May 2020

Permission to Appeal granted in complex corporate insolvency dispute. Permission to appeal has been granted following the winding up of a company at Truro County Court in December 2019. The litigation forms part of a highly complex long-running dispute between numerous parties and corporate entities, with ongoing claims worth in excess £25 million. The Winding Up Order was made afte…

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Permission to Appeal granted in complex corporate insolvency dispute by Charlotte Davies
 

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