Six points: practical issues arising from the judgment in Dreamvar

Jeremy Cousins QC and I were recently kindly invited by Bold Legal Group (together with Lawyer Checker and Today’s Conveyancer) to present a webinar on the implications of the Court of Appeal decision in Dreamvar (UK) Ltd v Mishcon de Reya and P&P Property Ltd v Owen White & Catlin LLP. During the webinar, we …

A CPD revolution

According to a report published the previous year by the research firm Outsell, the estimated value of the UK legal CPD market in 2016 was £21m. In a piece in the September 2016 issue of Counsel magazine, Stephen Honey, Head of Learning at LexisNexis UK, outlined the benefits which the changing face of CPD could …

Consumer Credit Act “unfair relationships”: mental health and the exercise of a mortgagee’s power of sale

Amendments to the Consumer Credit Act 1974 introducing the open-ended concept of an “unfair relationship” came into force in 2007. Subsequent case law defining or limiting this concept has been sparse. Adding to the case law, the Court of Appeal has now considered the matter in the context of the exercise of a mortgagee’s power …