News & Updates
In our last update, we suggested that the impact of the government's easing of lockdown restrictions and the opening of pubs, shops and offices would most likely be reflected in the Portal data for…Read more
Company restoration and limitation periods: Do all claims remain stayed against a company in liquidation?
In a judgment handed down last week, the High Court dismissed a claimant's appeal concerning the effect of a company's liquidation on limitation in a noise induced hearing loss claim. DWF's Stephen…Read more
On 13 August 2020, the High Court handed down a judgment on a wasted costs application in the case of Jovicic & Ors v Serbian Orthodox Church – Serbian Patriarchy (2020). This followed a judgment…Read more
Abuse cases typically involve issues of limitation and a debate as to who should bear the legal responsibility for the actions of the wrong doer(s) via the principles of vicarious liability.Read more
For three days from 25 June, the Court of Appeal heard the eagerly anticipated appeal in Swift v Carpenter. At first instance, Mrs Justice Lambert accepted that the Claimant, a below knee amputee, had…Read more
The Court of Appeal upheld the first instance judgment in Kadie Kalma & Ors v African Minerals Ltd & Ors  EWCA Civ 144. DWF Law LLP represented African Minerals Ltd & Ors at first…Read more