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Keeping things in proportion

SIDE RCJ 08/02/2019

Sir Geoffrey Vos’ decision in Middlesbrough Football & Athletic Company (1986) Ltd v. Earth Energy Investments LLP & Others [2019] EWHC 226 (Ch)not to set aside an extended civil restraint order is an unremarkable one.

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A History of Misconduct

RCJ Side Sun View 01/02/2019

The judgment in Andrews & Smith v. Retro Computers Ltd & others [2019] EWHC B2 (Costs) will be of interest to any practitioner or litigant seeking costs, or looking to reduce a costs award, on the basis of misconduct

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Too poor to be made bankrupt

Insolvency Act. Bankruptcy Hearings, Legal Service 18/01/2019

The decision in Harriet Lock v. Aylesbury Vale District Council [2018] EWHC 2016 (Ch) may surprise some practitioners and may affect the way some creditors approach the question of whether or not to pursue bankruptcy proceedings.

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Making the meaning clear

Barristers Going Into Court 275X100 14/12/2018

The judgment of Mr Justice Andrew Baker in Cunico Marketing FZW v. Daskalakis & Mundhra [2018] EWHC 3382 provides a detailed consideration of how CPR 12.3(1) ought to be interpreted.

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