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Success in US $17 million cross border banking claim with several High Court hearings taking place by Skype

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We successfully secured summary judgment for over US$ 17 million and an award of indemnity costs in a hard-fought application which involved several issues where the parties argued over service under the Hague Convention of 1965 and what the correct position to adopt was in the light of several related documents as part of a wider suite of commercial agreements each with differing jurisdiction and dispute resolution clauses.

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Business interruption insurance – what will the FCA’s test case mean for your business?

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The Financial Conduct Authority has taken the unusual step to seek legal clarity on business interruption insurance claims.

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Royds Withy King announces innovative £10m Litigation Funding partnership with Affiniti Finance

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Royds Withy King has today, Monday 9 December, announced an innovative £10m Litigation Funding partnership with UK litigation financiers, Affiniti Finance.

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Grey Matters: Managing risk and compliance – how GCs can become a trusted business adviser

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Join our Grey Matters Roundtable You wear a number of hats: crisis counsellor, risk manager, CEO confidant, Board member and department leader. This roundtable will look at risk and crisis management and how you can elevate these issues to the …

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Royds Withy King successfully rescind a client’s winding up order

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Open liquidation

Royds Withy King recently succeeded in rescinding a Winding Up Order made against a London based construction company by H M Revenue & Customs and the Official Receiver. The rescission allowed the company to continue its business and avoid liquidation.

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Royds Withy King wins case on behalf of international ferry operator DFDS

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Law firm Royds Withy King has won an unusual court case in favour of international freight and passenger ferry operator DFDS. Royds Withy King represented the Danish company at the magistrates’ court hearing earlier this month after they were taken …

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Government introduces greater protection from rogue lettings agents

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The Government on 1 April 2018 announced that it is to introduce a mandatory scheme to protect tenants and landlords from rogue property and lettings agents.

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A vision for the modern day court – online resolution

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In 2017, the Government proposed reforms to provide for the resolution of low value civil money claims using audio and video-link technologies.

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Former Arsenal shareholder brings negligence claim against law firm over shares sale

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Nina Bracewell-Smith has filed a claim for £11.6 million for professional negligence against law firm Linklaters LLP and accountants Deloitte. She alleges the firms neglected to advise her of the tax liabilities she would incur for selling her Arsenal shares to US businessman, Stan Kroenke.

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