The Court of Appeal clarifies the “public interest” test on an application for permission to bring committal proceedings in relation to a false statement of truth, and re-confirms that “disastrous” consequences can follow for those who mislead the Court.

The Court of Appeal has in Zurich Insurance plc v David Romaine [2019] EWCA Civ 851 provided guidance on a species of contempt that almost every litigator will at some…

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iMarketing – how could the tech you already have in your pocket revolutionise your marketing?

For decades seminars have provided barristers the perfect way to showcase their technical expertise whilst injecting a bit of personality and afterwards, over a few drinks, begin to form the…

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Transparency in the family courts – President issues a “route map” for those dealing with applications to vary or lift reporting restrictions

At the end October 2019, the President of the Family Division, Sir Andrew McFarlane published guidance (first published in draft in May 2019) into reporting from the family courts[1]. It…

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The Court of Appeal clarifies the “public interest” test on an application for permission to bring committal proceedings in relation to a false statement of truth, and re-confirms that “disastrous” consequences can follow for those who mislead the Court.

The Court of Appeal has in Zurich Insurance plc v David Romaine [2019] EWCA Civ 851 provided guidance on a species of contempt that almost every litigator will at some…

Continue Reading The Court of Appeal clarifies the “public interest” test on an application for permission to bring committal proceedings in relation to a false statement of truth, and re-confirms that “disastrous” consequences can follow for those who mislead the Court.