High Court rules that application to withdraw admission is inconsistent with prior position adopted in relation to the FCA and SFO

December 06 2019

OMERS Administration Corporation & Ors v Tesco Plc Manning & Napier Fund, Inc. & Anr v Tesco Plc In a judgment delivered earlier this week ([2019] EWHC 3312 (Ch)), Mr Justice Hildyard rejected Tesco’s application to withdraw an admission that its 29 August 2014 trading update to the market (the “August Trading Update”) was an untrue or misleading statement within the meaning...

The Legal 500 UK Awards 2020

December 05 2019

One Essex Court is delighted that David Wolfson QC has won the Commercial Litigation: Silk of the Year award in this year’s Legal 500 Awards. In addition to this award, there were shortlist nominations for Chambers in International Arbitration Set of the Year; Clerking/Practice Management Team of the Year; and a nomination for Jamie Goldsmith in the Commercial Litigation Junior of the Year category....

Patents Court holds machine gun bandolier infringed and royalty bearing

November 22 2019

Excel-Eucan Ltd v Source Vagabond Systems Ltd [2019] EWHC 3175 (Pat) HHJ Melissa Clarke, sitting as a High Court judge, has ruled that a machine gun bandolier redesigned by an Israeli Defence Company, Source Vagabond Systems, infringes a patent that Source had licensed from a British company, Excel-Eucan. The judge further found that the redesign would be royalty-bearing under the licence even if the...

One Essex Court members to speak at the Legal Business International Arbitration Summit

November 05 2019

Two members of One Essex Court will be speaking at the Legal Business International Arbitration Summit, taking place in London on 11 November 2019. Charles Graham QC will participate in the “Reforming the game – The debate that’s not going away” session, whilst Daniel Hubbard will speak on “The Prague Rules: the soft law solution?”. Further details about the event,...