In this seventh episode of our series of commercial litigation update podcasts, we consider: developments relating to disclosure and witness evidence, including an update on reforms in both areas; some recent cases relating to class actions; and the impact of Brexit in the insolvency context. This episode is hosted by Anna Pertoldi, a partner in our litigation team, who is joined by Maura McIntosh, a professional support consultant, and Andrew Cooke, a senior associate.
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Below you can find links to our blog posts on the developments and cases covered in this podcast:
- Court of Appeal orders defendants to request their employees and ex-employees to produce personal devices for inspection to identify documents in defendants’ control
- Court of Appeal finds trial should be adjourned due to unavailability of important witness
- Article published – Disclosure Pilot Scheme: a potential way forward?
- Article published – New rules on trial witness statements from 6 April 2021: what should you be doing now?
- Okpabi v Shell: Supreme Court allows appeal in jurisdictional challenge relating to parent company duty of care
- High Court strikes out s.90A FSMA claims for failure to comply with pre-service joinder rules following expiration of arguable limitation period
- High Court considers principles relating to cut-off dates and the costs of advertising in group litigation
- Cross-border insolvencies in the UK and the EU – a quick guide
- Impact of Brexit on applicable law in cross-border insolvencies