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Peabody Trust v Asher and Malki Brecher [2017] (QBD) (TCC)

Catherine Piercy has recently obtained a final injunction in relation to a party wall dispute between Peabody Trust and the owners of a neighbouring property, the Brechers, who had carried out substantial excavation works at their property which caused damage to her client’s property.

Taking Evidence from Witnesses in Foreign Jurisdictions

A case reported on Lawtel recently concerned a little known provision contained in CPR 34. This deals with the situation where evidence is to be taken from a witness in a different jurisdiction. This provision is potentially of use to parties who wish to obtain evidence from a witness in another country or where a witness in England is requested to give evidence in a foreign case.