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Scope and Form of Disclosure

Updated: December 21, 2018 What is disclosure? Disclosure is the process in litigation where each party is required to disclose to the other party 'documents' in their control which are material to the issues in dispute. Disclosure is an important part of any civil litigation and it is important to understand what is required. Failing [...]
Upcoming changes to HMO regulation

Upcoming changes to HMO regulation

Draft Licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation (Mandatory Conditions of Licences) (England) Regulations 2018 published New regulations relating to licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation (‘HMOs’) will come into force on 1 October 2018. The Licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation (Prescribed Description) (England) Order 2018 (the Order) This Order changes the definition of an [...]
Company in liquidation cannot commence adjudication claiming further sums are due

Company in liquidation cannot commence adjudication claiming further sums are due

In Michael J Lonsdale (Electrical) Ltd v Bresco Electrical Services Ltd [2018] EWHC 2043 (TCC), Fraser J in the Technology and Construction Court (TCC) decided that the right to adjudicate does not trump the Insolvency Rules. It is a significant ruling for the construction sector and insolvency practitioners. Fraser J in the TCC has held [...]