In the landmark case of Serious Fraud Office (SFO) v Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation (ENRC), the Court of Appeal has overturned a controversial High Court decision restricting the application of litigation privilege. Elisabeth Ross considers what this means for practitioners.
A derivative claim allows an aggrieved shareholder to use the company’s name and funds to pursue directors for breaches of fiduciary duty. Kerry Underwood explains the process and considers relevant case law in this important area, focusing on the impact on charities.
The 95th and 96th updates to the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) recently came into force. Cait Sweeney looks at the headline changes.
The Supreme Court has ruled against treating a litigant in person as a special case and says the rules as they stand must apply equally to all parties.
Kerry Underwood explains the string of recent case law which suggests the courts are taking a much tougher approach to litigants in person.