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UK Supreme Court: Joseph -v- Spiller, a new defence of honest comment in...

The United Kingdom Supreme Court restates the 'fair comment' defence to defamation claims as 'honest comment', relaxing the requirement to provide readers with all of the facts necessary to allow them to judge themselves whether…more

| Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Business Organizations, Business...

United Kingdom: New exception to the Without Prejudice Rule

The without prejudice rule provides that negotiations between parties to settle a dispute held on a without prejudice basis cannot be referred to in subsequent legal proceedings. The purpose of the rule is to encourage parties…more

| Business Organizations, Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Commercial Law...
The Hotgroup Plc -v- RBS, 2010

United Kingdom: Operating break clauses in commercial leases

The operation of break clauses in commercial leases has proved a fertile ground for legal disputes between landlords and tenants and this is particularly so during downturns in the market, as landlords seek to retain tenants'…more

| Real Estate - Commercial

United Kingdom: damages for interference with property rights

Following up on her recent article on the grant of an injunction to enforce property rights, Michelle Farmer of Druces LLP's property litigation department examines a recent High Court decision where damages were awarded in lieu…more

| Business Organizations, Business Torts, Civil Remedies, Real Estate -...

United Kingdom: Court of Appeal confirms that legal advice given by...

Following on from the recent European Court of Justice decision in Azko Nobel, in which the ECJ confirmed that in-house lawyers' advice does not attract legal professional privilge in connection with Commission's powers in…more

| Business Organizations, Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies

United Kingdom: Abandoned Property

When a tenant leaves goods at the premises at the end of its lease, the landlord may want to dispose those goods so that he can re-let the premises. In this article, Ben Lomer and Michelle Farmer, of Druces LLP's Dispute…more

| Bankruptcy, Business Torts, Civil Remedies, Real Estate - Commercial,...

Enforcing Judgment Debts in England and Wales

In this article, Susannah Robinson, a Solicitor in Druces LLP's commercial litigation department, describes the most significant processes available to Judgment Creditors to enforce Judgment Debts…more

| Bankruptcy, Business Organizations, Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies,...

Directors' Disqualification Proceedings in the United Kingdom

In the United Kingdom, Directors' Disqualification proceedings under the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986 do not only arise on company insolvency. In this article, Richard Baines and Marie-Louise King of Druces LLP…more

| Bankruptcy, Business Organizations, Business Torts, Labor & Employment...

Landlord and Tenant: guarantee in insolvency and CVA

On Friday 23 July 2010 a judgment was handed down in the case of Mourant & Co Trustees Ltd v Sixty UK Ltd. The case reaffirms the protection the Courts will give to landlords of insolvent tenants in the context of Company…more

| Bankruptcy, Real Estate

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