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Private Client analysis: Mrs Ali died in Lahore in 2017. 14 of her relatives commenced a probate claim in Pakistan. Six months later the executor of...
11th Feb
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Disputes Resolution analysis: The County Court at Central London has published a guide to the Business and Property Work undertaken at the court...
6th Feb
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Private Client analysis: The High Court rejected an appeal against the decision of the Chief Master to allow a claim under Inheritance (Provision for...
30th Jan
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Dispute Resolution analysis: In granting an interim proprietary injunction further to a cyberattack and payment of ransom in Bitcoin, the High Court...
28th Jan
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Private Client analysis: The court held that a testator, whose first language was Arabic and whose knowledge of English was more limited, and who was...
15th Jan
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Private Client analysis: James Brockhurst, senior associate at Forsters LLP, discusses HMRC’s recently updated guidance on cryptoassets, which now...
15th Jan
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Private Client analysis: The claimant issued a CPR 7 claim seeking to prove in solemn form his mother’s will dated 25 September 2008. The two...
8th Jan
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Private Client analysis: The Court of Appeal has clarified when the court should deprive a trustee of their usual indemnity out of the trust fund...
8th Jan
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Dispute Resolution analysis: In granting freezing orders to prevent the disposal of Bitcoin and Ethereum, Mr Justice Birss: i) found a real risk of...
6th Jan
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Private Client analysis: Mr Justice Francis delivers helpful guidance on the court’s approach to interim applications under section 5 of the...
24th Dec
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Private Client analysis: This case concerned an application for permission to bring a claim or bring an application for pre-action disclosure against...
18th Dec
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Property analysis: The estate of Rainer Kahrmann was entitled to claim an equitable interest in the money received from the sale of property owned by...
10th Dec
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Private Client analysis: Michael Parkinson, Professional Support Lawyer at Payne Hicks Beach, outlines the background to the Civil Partnership...
28th Nov
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Law360, London: Cryptoassets can be treated as physical property under English law, senior judges concluded on 18 November 2019 in a statement...
21st Nov
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Private Client analysis: In this case the Court of Appeal considered the exercise of the court’s discretion to extend time under section 4 of the...
6th Nov
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Dispute Resolution analysis: The financial dispute resolution procedure is a familiar feature in family practice but similar judge-led dispute...
16th Sep
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Private Client analysis: James Weale, barrister at Serle Court Chambers, points out that the decision of the High Court in Scarle v Scarle [2019] EWHC...
28th Aug
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Dispute Resolution analysis: In what is believed to be the first decision of its kind, Stewarts has obtained an asset preservation order (APO) over...
22nd Aug
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Dispute Resolution analysis: The case of a Sheikh found to have been serially dishonest regarding his legal and financial affairs raises concerning...
19th Aug
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Dispute Resolution analysis: This case is a reminder of the importance of calculating time periods under the Civil Procedure Rules 1998 (CPR)...
16th Aug

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