- An appeal under the shorter trials scheme (First Abu Dhabi Bank v BP Oil)
- What are the practical implications of this case?
- What was the background?
- What did the court decide?
Dispute resolution analysis: This Court of Appeal case considers the effect of a prohibition on an assignment of contract rights as between the assignor and purported assignee. It is also interesting procedurally since it concerns a case which had progressed in accordance with the shorter trials scheme. Lucinda Critchley, of Allen & Overy, explains the case and its meaning for assignment and the management of similar trials.
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