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Alexander Campbell reviews the High Court judgment in Melars Group Ltd v East-West Logistics LLP. The case indicates that relief from sanctions may be granted where a party has breached a court-imposed deadline and that deadline, even if agreed by consent between the parties, was unrealistic from the start.
On 30 March 2021, Grace Cheng delivered a lecture to the AIFC Academy of Law on the principles of civil proceedings in UK courts. She has rights of audience before the AIFC Court in Kazakhstan.
The UK government has extended various schemes to protect commercial tenants as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to affect the economy.
We are delighted to announce that Anna Dannreuther has joined us as a tenant after completing her pupillage with us.
Grace Cheng was responsible for revising and updating chapters 38 (commercial litigation) and 39 (commercial arbitration) in the latest edition of Good and McKendrick on Commercial Law (6th Edition).
In the second hearing in the case of Boston Trust Company Ltd v Szerelmey Ltd & Ors, the judge gave the claimants conditional permission to bring multiple derivative proceedings dependent upon them entered as shareholders on the company members’ register by rectification proceedings or otherwise.
Sarah McKeown and Mark Baumohl have been appointed as Deputy District Judges on the South Eastern circuit.
Timothy Carlisle has recently been successful with the other defendants in stalling the claimants who brought a multiple derivative claim. Anyone contemplating such a claim should be aware that where the minority shareholding is by way of a parent company, the claimants must have legal ownership in the shares as recorded in the company’s Register of Members.
If you would like to adjourn a trial on medical grounds, Morgan & Another v Egan helpfully summarises the key authorities and approach to such an application