Case Law Developments
The High Court of England and Wales has delivered a landmark judgment declaring that charitable trustees can take environmental goals into account when deciding how to invest a charity’s assets, notwithstanding the risk of lower returns in following this approach
The final episode of The Split series aired on BBC1 earlier this month and addressed the difficult issue of terminal illness and advance care planning
News Team on 19/05/2022
Global law firm Withers has successfully obtained a worldwide proprietary injunction on behalf of a Singaporean NFT investor to freeze the sale and ownership transfer of a rare Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) NFT, or non-fungible token, on the Ethereum blockchain against a Metaverse personality
A recent claim of forgery issued in the High Court has highlighted the importance of careful succession planning and how this can mitigate the risk of falling victim to forged wills
News Team on 21/04/2022
UK law firm Royds Withy King has secured a landmark ruling that that saw a sister hide a £1 million inheritance of antiques and classic cars from her brother
News Team on 14/04/2022
An Irish organised crime group responsible for importing multi-tonne quantities of drugs and firearms around the world for more than 20 years has been hit with international financial sanctions – leaving their bank accounts frozen and funds inaccessible.
The day has finally come when no-fault divorce becomes law. Lawyers have been eagerly awaiting the implementation of the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act which received Royal Assent in June 2020
The MoJ's consultation on its plans to replace the Human Rights Act 1998 with a bill of (fewer) rights, combined with the increasing unpopularity of Russian oligarchs prompted by the war in Ukraine, has given the news media a golden opportunity to drum up public support for changes in the law to strengthen the right to freedom of expression...
News Team on 29/03/2022
Following the recent decision of the English High Court, in which specific performance was ordered against two Lebanese banks in favour of Vatche Manoukian, a British-Lebanese dual citizen who has been trying to retrieve money from his accounts since 2019, the Court has now handed down its fully reasoned judgment
News Team on 28/03/2022
The ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, has been found by the High Court in London to have domestically abused his ex-wife Princess Haya and ruled that he will have no substantive influence over their children's upbringing
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