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Commercial Litigation Round-Up – August 2023

August 28, 2023

A helpful round-up of important recent cases, procedural developments and hot topics for businesses to help busy in-house counsel keep up to date, particularly those who are involved in managing disputes.

Judicial review reform and climate change/ESG actions: Risks to your business?

July 03, 2023

Considering some of the changes introduced by the Judicial Review and Courts Act 2022, what they may mean for climate change related judicial review proceedings and how the courts have dealt with recent judicial review proceedings in this area.

Court makes ruling on climate related derivative claim against energy major's directors

June 01, 2023

Norton Rose Fulbright’s disputes team have written a briefing note on the High Court’s decision refusing permission to allow ClientEarth to bring a derivative claim on behalf of Shell plc (Shell) against its directors.

International arbitration and the future of energy disputes

May 25, 2023

The latest version of our International Arbitration Report produced by the global International Arbitration team has just been released.

Court of Appeal allows Brazilian environmental group litigation to proceed

March 24, 2023

Guidance on when a claim may be struck out as an abuse of process under the Court’s general case management powers in CPR 3.4(2)(b) and, importantly, signals that the English courts are willing to hear multi-jurisdictional ESG group actions.

Court dismisses challenge to UK Export Finance support for Mozambique LNG project

March 01, 2023

The Energy disputes team have written an article on the recent judgment in R (Friends of the Earth Ltd) v Secretary of State for International Trade/UK Export Finance (UKEF) & Anor [2023] EWCA Civ 14.

2023 Annual Litigation Trends Survey findings

February 08, 2023

Norton Rose Fulbright recently released its 18th Annual Litigation Trends Survey, polling more than 430 US- and Canada-based corporate counsel working in financial services, energy, healthcare, technology and other industries.

Latest version of the International Arbitration Report

January 13, 2023

The latest version of the International Arbitration Report provide updates on important legal and practice developments from around the world, such as the impact of the European energy crisis on international arbitration. It also includes an interesting article focusing on the “standard” components of an arbitration agreement which provides a warning of where poor drafting can result in unnecessary litigation.

Group litigation in environmental damages claims

September 01, 2022

The growth and challenges of the rise of group actions

Court of Appeal considers “unusual extension” to duty of care principles

March 30, 2021

The Court of Appeal for England & Wales recently held, unanimously, that a claim brought in relation to events that took place overseas can proceed to a trial of the substantive issues in the English courts against an English shipbroker.