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DQ Advocates
A 2016 case has marked a departure by the Courts from the usual standard of care imposed upon a financial advisor when advising clients.
DQ Advocates
There is currently, and rightly, much focus on mental health problems and illnesses such as Alzheimer's disease and other cognitive disorders.
Simcocks
This case deals with three main issues; (1) the duty of care of an advocate to a third party, (2) amendments to Particulars of Claim and (3) the test when seeking leave to appeal to the Privy Council.
DQ Advocates
Last year, leading offshore law firm DQ Advocates reported on the Isle of Man High Court's judgment in the case of The Slegaby Estate Limited and Samuel George Alder v Lloyds Bank International Limited.
Simcocks
Deemster Corlett cited and relied upon Akhavan v Quinn Legal Advocates Limited 20134 as the leading case in the Isle of Man on security for costs.
Simcocks
Whether dealing with a multinational corporation or a private client, the dispute resolution department adopts a commercially realistic approach to bring each case to an efficient and practical conclusion.
DQ Advocates
The application was brought without notice on the basis that if notice were given there would be a real risk of dissipation of the assets.
DQ Advocates
The claim followed the conclusion of two years of litigation (ORD 12/0035 & ORD 12/0034) between the parties in respect of the Bank's contractual claim for amounts owed by TSEL to the Bank pursuant to certain business loans.
Simcocks
Lawyers and non-lawyers frequently head communications with the phrase, "without prejudice".
Simcocks
The Rules of the High Court 2009 brought in a new regime for the conduct of Civil Litigation on the Isle of Man.
Simcocks
His Honour Deemster Doyle delivered his judgment in Hirco v Hiranandani , in which the issue was whether the Isle of Man was the appropriate forum for the trial.
Simcocks
Thomas Jefferson once stated, "every generation needs a new revolution".
Simcocks
In R v Crellin Crim 2012/32 the High Court was asked to admit as hearsay evidence the statement of a witness who through fear would not give evidence.
Simcocks
The English Court of Appeal judgment in Pitt v Holt; Futter v Futter [2011] EWCA Civ 197, in which the "Hastings-Bass rule" was reviewed and restated, was handed down on 9 March 2011, Lord Justice Lloyd giving the leading judgment.
Simcocks
A defendant who is engaged in litigation, but feels the claimant may be unable to satisfy any costs order made against him may, in certain circumstances, apply to the court for an order for security for costs.
Simcocks
The Rules of the High Court 2009 in the Isle of Man, give the court wide case management powers.
Simcocks
A discussion on the fact that applications for strike out are being increasingly used in the civil litigation process as a means to test, at an early stage, the courts view of the merits of a claim.
DQ Advocates
In the recent case of US Securities and Exchange Commission v Samuel E Wyly and others ORD 2012/24, the Isle of Man’s Chief Justice, His Honour Deemster Doyle confirmed that in matters which require evidence to be provided to foreign Courts, such Courts should be "afforded the fullest help it is possible to give."
Appleby
The English High Court has recently ruled that an online betting operator could not recover £50,000 on loss-making trades allegedly made by a customer's girlfriend's five year old son.
Simcocks
In Pitt v Holt, Derek Pitt was very badly injured in a road accident and his wife was his receiver appointed by the Court of Protection.
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DQ Advocates
Last year, leading offshore law firm DQ Advocates reported on the Isle of Man High Court's judgment in the case of The Slegaby Estate Limited and Samuel George Alder v Lloyds Bank International Limited.
DQ Advocates
There is currently, and rightly, much focus on mental health problems and illnesses such as Alzheimer's disease and other cognitive disorders.
DQ Advocates
A 2016 case has marked a departure by the Courts from the usual standard of care imposed upon a financial advisor when advising clients.
Simcocks
Deemster Corlett cited and relied upon Akhavan v Quinn Legal Advocates Limited 20134 as the leading case in the Isle of Man on security for costs.
Simcocks
This case deals with three main issues; (1) the duty of care of an advocate to a third party, (2) amendments to Particulars of Claim and (3) the test when seeking leave to appeal to the Privy Council.
Simcocks
Whether dealing with a multinational corporation or a private client, the dispute resolution department adopts a commercially realistic approach to bring each case to an efficient and practical conclusion.
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