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Access all areas? When the “interests of justice” may permit a non-party access to arbitration documents
Simon analyses recent judicial scrutiny on when the “interests of justice” may permit a non-party access to arbitration documents.
Expert evidence: walking the line of duty
John Sykes and Simon Heatley of Charles Russell Speechlys LLP examine the increasingly complex subject of expert evidence.
Making Briggs without Clay
Stewart Hey, Simon Heatley and Iona Macmillan Douglas brush the dust off without prejudice privilege
From warehouse to courthouse: when delay may amount to abuse of process
Claire Greaney considers the decision of Asturion as well as when delay amounts to an abuse of process and how to "pause proceedings".
Big Mac brought down to size
In a surprise decision from the EUIPO, the office has revoked McDonald’’s EU Trade Mark for BIG MAC on the grounds of non-use.
Case Report: Pearl Qatar Judgment
Ghassan El Daye discusses a landmark judgment in Qatar.
Unintended Consequences: JSC BTA Bank v Mukhtar Ablyazov, Madiyar Ablyazov  EWCA Civ 1176
The Court of Appeal judgment confirms the correct approach when assessing the 'prohibited purpose' element of section 423 claims.
Privacy and police investigations: Sir Cliff Richard v BBC
This case serves to underline the key considerations when reporting about individuals that are the subject of police investigations.