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21 October 2020

Group claims: Post-pandemic predictions

Group litigation has undeniably been a growth area in England over the last five years – a trend which is likely to increase rather than decrease as a result of the pandemic.

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15 October 2020

Which law governs your arbitration agreement?

The Supreme Court last week handed down its highly anticipated judgment in Enka, affirming the Court of Appeal’s ruling that English law governed an arbitration agreement between non-English parties.

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8 October 2020

Evolution not revolution – the post-Covid LCIA rules

The London Court of International Arbitration was about to publish its new arbitration rules when the Covid-19 virus struck. They have been revised since and the LCIA has used the extra time well.

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29 September 2020

A touch of class

The recent decision in Jalla v Shell International Trading and Shipping Co Ltd highlights that the courts will not simply rubber stamp attempts to bring claims forward as class actions.

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21 September 2020

Why arbitration hasn’t worked for personal injury

I can’t say I’m surprised that PIcARBS looks to have run its course. While the lack of interest has been put down to lawyers not wanting to trial the service, market forces are decisive and the market is right.

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