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An appeal under the shorter trials scheme (First Abu Dhabi Bank v BP Oil)

An appeal under the shorter trials scheme (First Abu Dhabi Bank v BP Oil)
Published on: 27 February 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • 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?

Article summary

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. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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