Dealing with Dreamvar one year on (2020)

This LexisNexis webinar will be broadcast on Thursday, 27th February 2020 at 12.30 p.m. (GMT) and available on demand for 24 months thereafter. Jeremy Cousins Q.C. of Radcliffe Chambers will begin with a brief reminder of what was decided by Dreamvar. Peter will review the consequential revisions to the Code for Completion by Post and …

Interest rates payable by defaulting trustees: Watson v Kea Investments Ltd

How should judges assess the return which would have been produced by a hypothetical alternative investment? This was one of the issues in the Court of Appeal case of Watson v Kea Investments, which concluded in October 2019. The question can arise in various contexts. Where bad advice has caused a client to invest in X …

Dispute Resolution – End of year round-up 2019

This LexisNexis webinar (chaired by Professor Dominic Regan of City, University of London) will be broadcast on Wednesday, 18th December 2019 at 12.30 p.m. (GMT) and available on demand for 24 months thereafter. Harriet Campbell of Stephenson Harwood will discuss the key cases in 2019 on service of proceedings. Peter will speak about financial claims, …

Residential Property Law – End of year round-up 2019

This LexisNexis webinar will be broadcast on Monday, 9th December 2019 at 12.30 p.m. (GMT) and available on demand for 24 months thereafter. Tricia Hemans of Falcon Chambers will discuss: the application of relief from forfeiture principles to licences (Manchester Ship Canal Co Ltd v Vauxhall Motors Ltd) the powers and limitations of mortgage receivers …

Legal statement on cryptoassets and smart contracts

At the Guildhall this morning, the Lord Chief Justice, the Advocate General, the Chancellor and others launched the "Legal statement on cryptoassets and smart contracts" (“the Legal Statement”) on behalf of the UK Jurisdiction Taskforce (“UKJT”). The UKJT is one of six taskforces set up by the LawTech Delivery Panel, a body established by the …