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Dekinar Recording: Avoiding Common Litigation Pitfalls

In their webinar on Thursday, Robert Parkin and Henk Soede discussed how to avoid common litigation pitfalls. Robert talked about drafting witness statements in line with PD 57AC, with a particular focus on foreign language statements. Henk considered the current rules on…

Dekinar: Avoiding Common Litigation Pitfalls

In this webinar, Robert Parkin and Henk Soede discuss how to avoid common litigation pitfalls. Robert talks about drafting witness statements in line with PD 57AC, with a particular focus on foreign language statements. Henk considers the current rules on disclosure under…

Briefing: Work Accident Claims and Insolvency

Work Accident Claims and Insolvency: A whistlestop tour

A range of issues are thrown up in a work accident claim where either the claimant or defendant becomes insolvent. Less common, but it does come up in work accident claims is the insolvency…

Deka Chambers publishes pupillage application form and guidance

Deka Chambers will be inviting applications from candidates for pupillage in line with the Bar Council timetable. Applications will be accepted from 4 January to 8 February 2023.

We are advertising for up to three vacancies: one to commence in October 2023;…

Deka Briefing: Workplace Liabilities

Deka Chambers is a pre-eminent common law Set.  We are proud of the range of market leading expertise we offer across our different practice areas. At the heart of our ethos is celebrating those things that connect us as well as championing…

Dekinar: Annual Festive Case Law Update: Part 1

In the first of our annual case law updates, Maurice Rifat, Cyrus Katrak, Roderick Abbott, Conor Kennedy and Francesca O’Neill take attendees on a whistlestop tour of key cases of 2022.

They look at the most interesting and significant cases of the…

Webinar Recording: Cladding Claims: How to Bring them and How to Defend them

In Wednesday’s webinar Saleem Khalid and Henk Soede considered the legal principles of the Defective Premises Act 1972 and the Building Safety Act 2022. They also discussed cladding claims generally, examining the issues that arise in cladding disputes.

If you missed it,…

Webinar Recording: Gas or Fog? An Update on s21 Possession Claims

In their webinar yesterday Richard Cherry of 1 Chancery Lane and

FCA Uses Emergency Powers to Preserve Assets of Financial Advisory Firms

The FCA has used emergency powers to prevent financial advice firms who advised members of the British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS) from disposing of assets to avoid paying compensation[1].

The measures were taken in an attempt to ensure that those firms involved…

The Electronic Money Regulations 2011 and the Insolvency Act 1986: Statutory Trusts, the Asset Pool, and the waterfall provision

In the recent case of Re Allied Wallet Ltd [2022] EWHC 402 (Ch).  Unusually, ICC Judge Burton had prepared her judgment prior to the first instance decision in Baker, but handed it down afterwards.  This meant that despite coming to the opposite…

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