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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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Aggrieved customers turn up the heat on RBS

James Hurley The Times Last updated at 12:01AM, October 28 2014 Lawyers acting for businesses affected by Royal Bank of Scotland’s turnaround division have demanded that the bank preserve “critical evidence” before a planned group legal action. Quinn Emanuel, an…

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