Latest by Karina Plain
Evidence of the adverse impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Claimant's financial position was not enough to show an inability to pay adverse costs in a recent application for security for costs in the High Court in International Pipeline Products Limited v IK UK Ltd & Ors.  EWHC 1602Read more
Parental controls: when does standing consent put subsidiaries' documents within its parent's control?
A parent company does not exercise control over the documents of, or held by, its subsidiaries merely by virtue of its shareholdings in those subsidiaries.(1).Read more
An appeal was recently lost after an application for an oral hearing was made just two days late. Evans v Pinsent Mason LLP  EWHC 2150 (QB) This decision is a timely reminder of the strictness of court deadlines and of the importance of being upfront with the court (and your opponent) which, on this occasion, was unwilling to forgive ambiguity as to whether the deadline had been met.Read more
Should fraud unravel all? The Supreme Court thinks soRead more