2017 Civil Litigation Update

2 CPD Hours- £36

Competency/Learning Objective - Legal knowledge and skills

This course describes the most recent developments in the arena of civil litigation, and looks at other points of interest to civil litigators. Links to relevant source materials are provided.

By the end of the course you should be able to advise authoritatively on topics such as:

  • the limits on the jurisdiction of the English court to grant Norwich Pharmacal relied

  • the precedential value of Privy Council decisions

  • the proper ambit of legal advice privilege and the extent to which a claim of privilege must be substantiated

  • whether breach of an undertaking to the court can found a claim in damages

  • whether a contribution notice can be served on a party who has compromised the claim against him

Course dated January 2017

About the Author:

Richard Quenby was called to the Bar in 1985, specialising in landlord and tenant, commercial property and insolvency work. Subsequently, he spent more than 6 years as the Principal Professional Support Lawyer in the Real Estate Division of Addleshaw Goddard LLP, worked as a Professional Support Lawyer at DWF LLP and is now a Supervisory Lawyer at Berwin Leighton Paisner. Richard has also worked as a freelance writer, tutor and lecturer. His published articles have appeared in Estates Gazette, Property Week, Legal Week and The Lawyer. He is a co-author of "Flat Schemes in Residential and Mixed Use Developments", published by Bloomsbury Publishing and a member of the Consultant Editorial Board of LexisPSL. He is also the author of a number of other courses for LegalTraining. Richard can be found on LinkedIn here.

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