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Court of Appeal Attempts to Cut Gordian Knot(weed)

A second article by John Clargo on significant recent judgments on Japanese Knotweed nuisance. This article considers county court cases in 2017 and 2018, and the Court of Appeal judgment in 2018.

Left Holding The Baby

Rupert Higgins looks at the position conveyancers will find themselves in where their client turns out to be a fraudster.

The revised Practice Direction: Insolvency Proceedings (July 2018)

Alaric Watson's update on the changes that have been introduced to the Practice Direction – Insolvency Proceedings of 25 April 2018 (“the April PDIP”) by way of the revised Practice Direction – Insolvency Proceedings that came into force on 4 July 2018 (“the July PDIP”).

Losing out on loss of bargain when terminating in reliance upon contractual rights

In the wake of the Carillion insolvency, many sub-contractors are likely to be investigating their rights to terminate their contracts with a now defunct main contractor. Looking for a clean break, they may be tempted by the explicit termination rights that standard form building contracts often contain, and that may be deployed in the event of main contractor insolvency. This article by Simon Kerry first featured in the Practical Law Construction Blog.