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Outer Temple Talks; Brexit. The impact of Brexit on jurisdiction on contract claims

In the first of this mini-series of ‘Outer Temple Talks; Brexit’ vlogs, Helen Pugh and Dan Clarke discuss the impact of Brexit on jurisdiction in contract claims. Brexit impacts many aspects of the legal system. Members of Outer Temple Chambers have produced a series of short vlogs discussing some of the key issues, from commercial considerations to changes in travel and international injury law.   In this episode, Helen and Dan look at the impact of Brexit from a commercial point of view. As far as civil and commercial jurisdiction is concerned, there was a ‘hard’ Brexit with the UK falling out of Brussels 1A regime. Helen and Dan look at the implications for claims in contract.  A discussion about jurisdiction This vlog covers: Provisions of Brussels…

Brexit, Commercial Vlogs, News, Webinars & Vlogs 30 Apr, 2021

Ask a Silk: A and B v C, D and E, the Court of Appeal and foreign arbitration proceedings

In this vlog, Stephen Butler and Teresa Rosen Peacocke discuss the implications of a recent Court of Appeal judgment covering the jurisdiction of the English Courts to make orders in support of foreign arbitration proceedings. Teresa Rosen Peacocke successfully represented the appellant. Welcome back to ‘Ask a Silk’. These videos are short and digestible vlogs, normally in the form of a Q&A between a silk or senior barrister and a junior in chambers about a recent case, piece of legislation or other topical areas of commercial law. Teresa Rosen Peacocke is an eminent barrister with 40 years experience and successfully represented the appellant in the case of A and B v C, D and E. A and B v C, D…

Commercial Vlogs, Commercial, News, Webinars & Vlogs 11 Mar, 2021

The Good Faith Problem

Chloë Bell and Saaman Pourghadiri discuss the ‘Good Faith Problem’ in our latest commercial webinar. Chloë and Saaman examine case law surrounding the issue of good faith in commercial contracts. Chloë and Saaman discuss: Construction and Implication of Terms Good faith in Relational Contracts Negotiations in Good Faith Discretions What they are Identifying contractual discretions Intensity of court review Watch the webinar here: About the presenters Chloë Bell is regularly instructed in commercial and chancery matters. She has provided advice in a number of cases on the interpretation of contracts and has experience appearing led and as sole counsel in court on commercial matters, including acting on behalf of FXCM in the case of Shurbanova v FXCM [2017] EWHC 2133 which…

Covid-19, Commercial Vlogs, Commercial during Covid-19, News, Webinars & Vlogs 10 Nov, 2020

Ask a Silk: A short Q&A on London Capital & Finance

In this latest ‘Ask a Silk’ vlog, Victoria Brown asks John McKendrick QC about a recent judicial review following the London Capital & Finance ‘scandal’. Welcome back to ‘Ask a Silk’. These videos are short and digestible vlogs, normally in the form of a Q&A between a silk and junior in chambers about a recent case, piece of legislation or other topical areas of commercial law. London Capital & Finance This vlog features one of our eminent silks, John McKendrick QC, and junior, Victoria Brown. From sunny Greece, John answers Victoria’s questions about the judicial review of the Financial Services Compensation Scheme’s (“FSCS”) decision that a significant chunk of LCF’s activities were not regulated, because their mini-bond products were not…

Commercial Vlogs, Commercial, News, Webinars & Vlogs 26 Oct, 2020

Watch the Webinar: Cryptoassets and Smart Contracts, in collaboration with Oxford University Deep Tech Dispute Resolution Lab

Outer Temple Chambers collaborated with the Oxford University Deep Tech Dispute Resolution Lab to present a webinar on Cryptoassets and Smart Contracts on Wednesday 8th July. Speakers Chair: Dr Mimi Zou (Fellow of St Hugh’s College, Oxford University, Oxford Deep Tech Lab) John McKendrick QC (Outer Temple Chambers) Chloë Bell (Outer Temple Chambers) Jeremy Scott-Joynt (Outer Temple Chambers) Hin Liu (Legal Advisor Fusang, DPhil Candidate Oxford University Law Faculty, Oxford Deep Tech Lab) Topics included The fundamental legal foundations for cryptoassets and smart contracts in modern legal systems. What aspects of the technology surrounding cryptoassets, smart contracts and blockchain regulators need to understand in order to regulate these areas effectively. The potential for business crime involving crypto and smart contracts.…

Commercial Vlogs, Webinars & Vlogs 17 Jul, 2020

Ask a Silk: A short Q&A on enforcement of foreign judgments

Watch Saaman Pourghadiri question Andrew Spink QC on the topic of enforcing foreign judgments and the case of GFH Capital Ltd v Haigh. Welcome to the first in the series of of ‘Ask a Silk’. These videos are short and digestible vlogs, normally in the form of a Q&A between a silk and junior in chambers about a recent case, piece of legislation or other topical areas of commercial law. Enforcement of Foreign Judgments This vlog features one of our finest silks, Andrew Spink QC, and junior, Saaman Pourghadiri. They discuss the first judgment of an English court enforcing a judgment of the Dubai International Financial Centre: GFH Capital Ltd v Haigh [2020] EWHC 1269 (Comm). Watch the vlog here  …

Commercial Vlogs, Commercial, News, Webinars & Vlogs 12 Jun, 2020

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