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Case management in the RBS shareholders litigation

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Another reminder that the court will take a robust stance on case management. In this latest procedural hearing of the RBS Rights Issue Litigation [2015] EWHC 3433 (Ch)Mr Justice Hildyard balanced carefully (after traversing the authorities) whether additional expert evidence should be permitted – and, as he was not persuaded that it would assist the court, […]

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Unbundled services get approval in the Court of Appeal

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The recent judgment of Minkin v Landsberg [2015] EWCA Civ 1152 is a major milestone for those lawyers wishing to work on an unbundled, or limited scope retainer. Jackson LJ traverses the key authorities on the scope of a solicitor’s retainer and draws together (pp.38-39) the key issues to consider when drawing up terms for […]