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Court of Appeal overturns CAT judgment in Merricks v Mastercard collective proceedings

The Court of Appeal (Patten, Hamblen and Coulson LJJ) has allowed Walter Merricks’ appeal against the Competition Appeal Tribunal’s judgment refusing to grant a Collective Proceedings Order (‘CPO’).

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English Court has jurisdiction in Russian joint venture clash

The High Court (Mrs Justice Carr) has given judgment in a jurisdiction challenge in the “bitter and high-profile battle between two Russian businessmen”, the fishing magnates, Alexander Tugushev and Vitaly Orlov.

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Standard Life Aberdeen wins £100 billion mandate dispute against Lloyds

An LCIA Tribunal has ruled that Lloyds Banking Group was not entitled to terminate a mandate with Standard Life Aberdeen to manage assets worth in excess of £100 billion.

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EU law does not compel UK to participate in European Parliament elections

Lord Anderson of Ipswich KBE QC, Marie Demetriou QC and Emma Mockford of Brick Court Chambers have published an Opinion grappling with the controversial issue of whether the UK need hold European Parliamentary elections in the event that there is any further extension of Article 50 beyond April 2019.

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“‘Top set’ Brick Court Chambers has ‘a well-deserved reputation for all-round quality’ in commercial litigation work”

The Legal 500 2019: Set Overviews

“An outstanding commercial set with a track record of excellence across its core areas of work.”

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Resident Judge in the Sovereign Base Area in Cyprus rejects torture claim against the Ministry of Defence…

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Privy Council rules that statutory avoidance remedies may be granted by foreign courts in judgment in UBS AG v Fairfield Sentry Ltd (in liquidation). Stephen Midwinter QC appeared for the liquidators, instructed by Forbes Hare LLP.…

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