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Legal Heavyweights ShenSmith Barristers In partnership with SBCB & SME Alliance

SBCB.ORG.UK 29-9-2015 ShenSmith Barristers, SBCB, SME Alliance all Join together in Fight for SME Victims of Bank Fraud to seek fair Redress. ShenSmith Barristers is a unique and remote business support service to barristers and chambers with unique beginnings where…

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Tyrie demands Commons recall for RBS in ‘asset-stripping’ row

  The Times James Hurley Published at 12:01AM, May 6 2015 Royal Bank of Scotland must explain to MPs whether it misled them over the activities of its global restructuring group, Andrew Tyrie said yesterday. The most recent chairman of…

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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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