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Edginton v. Sekhon [2012] EWCA Civ 1812

John Brennan
Claim against solicitor for breach of fiduciary duty. (John Brennan)

British Sky Broadcasting Group Plc v Digital Satellite Warranty Cover Ltd & Ors [2012] EWHC 2642 (Ch)

Aubrey Craig
Trade Mark infringement, Passing-Off, Infringement of Database Right, Breach of Confidence, Joint Tortfeasor liability

Re Horst Konrad Benk (sub nom Sparkasse Hilden Ratingen Velbert v Benk & Anor) [2012] EWHC 2432 (Ch)

Marc Brown
This case concerned an application by a creditor to annul the bankruptcy of a debtor on the grounds that the debtor's centre of main interests (COMI) was in Germany and not England & Wales at the relevant time. The court analysed the principles applicable to such applications and found that the debtor's COMI was in Germany at the relevant time and therefore annulled the bankruptcy.


Re BTR (UK) Ltd (sub nom Lavin & Ors v Swindell) [2012] EWHC 2398 (Ch)

Marc Brown
This case concerned the obligations of an administrator under paragraph 55 of Schedule B1 of the Insolvency Act 1986 when proposals are rejected at an initial meeting of creditors. On the application of creditors of the company, it was held that in such circumstances an administrator is bound under paragraph 55 to make an application to Court for directions.

Hellard v. Irwin Mitchell (a firm) [2012] EWHC 2656 (Ch)

Avtar Khangure QC
Waiver of legal professional privilege in communications between solicitors and leading counsel in a professional negligence claim against solicitors. (Avtar Khangure QC)