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Can an invalid deed be enforced as a contract?

November 30, 2020

The High Court has held that a defective deed may be enforced as a simple contract, so long as the document is valid as a contract and it is not a matter for which a deed is required.

Cross-border Q&A – Can foreign entities without an English equivalent be a party to litigation?

November 26, 2020

Separate legal personality is bestowed upon different entities in different legal systems.

Strike out application refused in breach of Quincecare duty claim against payment services provider

November 15, 2020

The decision in Hamblin and another v World First Ltd and another [2020] EWHC 2383 (Comm) is the first to follow the Supreme Court decision in Singularis v Daiwa, which upheld a negligence claim for breach of the Quincecare duty of care.

Case Updater: PCP v Barclays Bank Plc [2020] EWHC 1393 (Comm)

November 11, 2020

The recent Commercial Court decision in PCP v Barclays Bank Plc [2020] EWHC 1393 (Comm) has provided insight into the scope of waiver of privilege and the “cherry picking rule”.