Wilmot v Maughan  EWCA Civ 1668; Discretion to vary orders or second bite at the cherry? By Keith Chipato, pupil at Invictus Chambers
The case concerned a divorced husband and wife for financial remedy proceedings that were resolved in 2007. The wife then sought to enforce the orders made from around October 2011. This appeal arose from an order of Mostyn J’s, dated 13 January 2016 dismissing an application by the husband to set aside all orders made […]
Background The General Data Protection Regulation (2016/679/EC) has been in force since 25.05.16 and becomes applicable from 25.05.18 and as a result a significant number of companies (establishments in GDPR speak) are well advanced in their preparations. While it does not affect many, the issues surrounding the handling of child data are of concern to […]
Think back to New Year’s Eve last year. Do you remember what you did to celebrate? Do you recall the resolutions you made? Although many people may be able to respond “yes” to the first question, most cannot to the second. In fact, the failure to behave consistently with these promises is so prevalent that […]
Salekipour and Saleem v Parmar  EWCA Civ 2141. Jurisdiction of the County Court to set aside judgment for perjury and subornation of witnesses. By Tim Samuel, housing barrister at Invictus Chambers.
The Court of Appeal in the recent judgment of Salekipour and Saleem v Parmar has decided that the County Court does have the jurisdiction to set aside an earlier judgment of the Court on the grounds of alleged perjury and subornation of witnesses. In 2012 after a trial, the Judge found for Mr and Mrs […]
Elizabeth Fisher, pupil barrister at Invictus Chambers, on when an applicant may no longer be deemed intentionally homeless under section 193 Housing Act 1996 having found settled accommodation. In November 2010, Mr Doka had been evicted from his property for which he had a secure tenancy. His eviction had been on account of rent arrears […]
Proposals for a new disclosure regime in the Business and Property Courts in England and Wales. A review by Martha Lewis, tenant at Invictus Chambers.
The existing disclosure regime Part 31 of the CPR sets out the rules on disclosure for both the fast track (FT) and multi-track (MT). The most common type of disclosure on these tracks is standard disclosure, which applies to all FT claims and to MT personal injury claims. For all other MT claims, CPR 31.5(7) […]