Article on the principles governing the transfer of insurance business to other insurers

April 20 2021

Anthony de Garr Robinson QC has written an article titled “Over to you?”, which looks at the recent case of In the Matter of Prudential Assurance Company Ltd and Rothesay Life Plc ([2020] EWCA Civ 1626, [2020] All ER (D) 32 (Dec))) and the recasting of the principles to be applied on an application for sanctioning an insurance transfer under Part VII of the Financial Services and Markets...

Court of Appeal determines the scope of several exceptions to the without prejudice rule

April 19 2021

In its judgment in Berkeley Square Holdings & Ors v Lancer Property Asset Management Ltd & Ors, the Court of Appeal has provided important clarification of the scope of three separate exceptions to without prejudice privilege, including one which has never previously been applied in England, and another for which the legal basis has been notoriously unclear. The underlying facts concern a London...

One Essex Court invites applications for tenancy from outstanding junior barristers

April 15 2021

One Essex Court invites applications for tenancy from outstanding junior barristers with experience in commercial litigation, particularly from practitioners of up to 10 years’ call. One Essex Court’s increasing number of Queen's Counsel, together with strong demand from leading solicitors and companies in the UK and internationally, has created opportunities for outstanding commercial...

One Essex Court sponsors the Law Society of Singapore’s Litigation Conference Workshop 2021

April 15 2021

One Essex Court is pleased to continue its sponsorship of the Law Society of Singapore’s Litigation Conference Workshop, which this year takes place from 22-23 April and features Steven Elliott QC and Laurence Emmett QC. Laurence will participate in a workshop session on “Modern (Online) Litigation Practice: Understanding, Preparing and Presenting Your Case (Part 2)” on the first...