Category: Full disclosure required


Civil Litigation Brief – GET YOUR WITNESS TO CHECK THEIR STATEMENT CAREFULLY: OR ELSE

GET YOUR WITNESS TO CHECK THEIR STATEMENT CAREFULLY: OR ELSE – by gexall Many earlier posts have concentrated upon the need for care and accuracy in the drafting of witness statements. A classic example of the problems that can occur is shown in…

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THE COURT OF APPEAL CAN RE-OPEN A DECISION TO REFUSE PERMISSION TO APPEAL WHEN IT IS ALLEGED THE JUDGMENT WAS OBTAINED BY FRAUD

In Bishop -v- Chhokar [2015] EWCA Civ 24 the Court of Appeal decided that it had jurisdiction to re-open an order refusing permission to appeal when it was alleged that a judgment was obtained by fraud. THE CASE The respondent…

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GET YOUR WITNESS TO CHECK THEIR STATEMENT CAREFULLY: OR ELSE

Many earlier posts have concentrated upon the need for care and accuracy in the drafting of witness statements. A classic example of the problems that can occur is shown in the judgment of Mr Justice Warby in David Halberstam -v-…

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FREEZING ORDERS AND THE DUTIES OWED ON EX PARTE APPLICATIONS: NUCLEAR WEAPONS THAT CAN BLOW UP IN YOUR FACE

February 19, 2014  COOKE -v- VENULUM PROPERTY INVESTMENTS LTD [2013] EWHC 4288 Freezing orders are part of the “nuclear weapons” of civil litigation. As such they should be approached with extreme care.  This case illustrates the dangers involved when a…

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Civil Litigation Brief THE DUTY OF FULL AND FRANK DISCLOSURE:

In PCV -v- The Y Regional Government of X [2014] EWHC 68 (Comm) Mr Justice Hamblen set out, in clear terms, the rigorous nature of the duty to give full and frank disclosure to the court when making a without…

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FCA colluded to cover up alleged HSBC fraud

January 23, 2015 By Ian Fraser When John Griffith-Jones and Martin Wheatley, chairman and chief executive of the Financial Conduct Authority, appear before the Treasury Select Committee at 9.30am next Tuesday, 27 January, the 13 MPs on the committee have an unprecedented opportunity to establish whether the FCA, just…

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