Kerry Underwood is a former employment judge and is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He is a well-known writer and appears frequently on radio and television.
On 4 July 2018, a new Practice Direction – Insolvency Proceedings (PDIP) came into force, replacing the most recent practice direction, which itself only came into force on 25 April 2018. Kerry Underwood summarises the new requirements.
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.
Kerry Underwood sets out the scope and procedure of the new intermediate track recommended by Lord Justice Jackson to deal with civil litigation.