The Winter 2016/2017 issue of our Resolve publication includes: Quick summaries for those involved in disputes; New EU Account Preservation Orders | EU REGULATION 655/2014; Professional negligence - correct test for negligent financial advice and more...
Quick summaries for those involved in disputes
The summaries include: E-filing to be compulsory in the Rolls Building in April 2017; Statements of (un)truth; What happens to a claim when the wrong issue fee has been paid?
New EU Account Preservation Orders | EU REGULATION 655/2014
On 18 January 2017, a new court order became available which will allow successful applicants to freeze bank accounts across the EU in support of contemplated or ongoing legal proceedings, or to enforce judgments, via a relatively straightforward procedure. But the procedure will not be available, or apply, to banks or claimants in the UK or Denmark.
Professional negligence - correct test for negligent financial advice
This article explores the recent High Court's decision in O'Hare v Coutts & Co  EWHC 224 (QB).
Pitfalls, perils and opportunities- contribution proceedings
The perils and pitfalls of contribution claims are many and varied. Recent case law shows the need to navigate such matters carefully and with expert advice.
Claiming privilege from disclosure
There were two High Court decisions of importance at the end of 2017 that provide guidance for lawyers and parties about claiming privilege as a basis for refusing to disclose documents in the course of litigation.
Tensions between the data protection regime and disclosure in the course of civil claims
This article explores the case DB v General Medical Council, Liverpool Civil and Family Court, 23 September 2016.