Commercial litigation podcast series – Episode 19: General update

In this 19th episode of our series of commercial litigation update podcasts, we look at developments in a range of areas, including environmental litigation, privilege, class actions, claims against cryptocurrency exchanges, and force majeure. This episode is hosted by Maura McIntosh, a professional support consultant in our litigation team, who is joined by Julian Copeman, … Read more

Retained EU Law: no sweeping sunset at the end of the year

The Government has announced a change of plan on the abolition of retained EU law and its replacement by purely domestic law. This is reflected in proposed Government amendments to be made during the Report Stage of the Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill in the House of Lords next week. Instead of abolishing all … Read more

The UK’s Retained EU Law Bill – What do you need to know?

At the end of the Brexit transition period on 31 December 2020, in order to avoid a cliff edge in terms of legal certainty, the vast majority of EU law which had applied in the UK was imported into domestic law as “retained EU law” or “REUL”. The Retained EU law (Revocation and Reform) Bill aims … Read more

Commercial litigation podcast series – Episode 9: General update

In this ninth episode of our series of commercial litigation update podcasts, we give a brief update on developments relating to Brexit, and discuss some recent cases on factual witness and expert evidence. We also look at a recent Civil Justice Council report on compulsory ADR and finally we discuss an important Supreme Court decision … Read more