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Commercial debt assignment: James Bickford Smith succeeds in Chancery appeal
Added: 08.10.2019   |  Tags:  Comments  Commercial Law  On Financial Services
LexisNexis interviewed James about his success in Nicoll v Promontoria (Ram 2) Ltd [2019] EWHC 2410 (Ch). The interview below is reprinted with their permission:

Discrimination at work under the DIFC’s New Employment Law
Added: 08.10.2019   |  Tags:  Comments  Employment Law  International & Offshore
On 30 August 2019, the DIFC’s new Employment Law (“the New Law”) came into force.

‘How did Liverpool escape League Cup expulsion?’ - Ashley Cukier on the EFL Disciplinary Panel’s Decision
Added: 03.10.2019   |  Tags:  Comments  Sports Law  On Sport
The English Football League (“EFL”) yesterday announced that Liverpool FC had been found guilty of misconduct and fined £200,000 – of which £100,000 will be suspended until the end of Season 2020/21 – for having breached EFL Rules by fielding an ineligible player in their League Cup third round match against Milton Keynes Dons.

Bailing out Lehman Brothers?
Added: 01.10.2019   |  Tags:  Comments  Commercial Law  Articles  Dispute Resolution
Lehman Brothers International (Europe) (In Administration) v Exotix Partners LLP [2019] EWHC 2380 (Ch) is another reminder of the flexibility of contractual construction as an alternative to rectification for subjective mistakes.

Adam Solomon QC and Sophia Berry write about the status of Without Prejudice correspondence.
Added: 25.09.2019   |  Tags:  Comments  Arbitration
In Sternberg Reed Solicitors v Harrison [2019] EWHC 2065 His Honour Judge Hodge QC heard an appeal against an arbitration award on costs.

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