In Gillian -v- HEC Enterprises Ltd  EWHC 461 (Ch) Mr Justice Morgan considered an application to reconsider and re-open an earlier judgment, The judgment contains interesting observations about attempts to “reopen” court decisions, the use and alleged waiver of “without…
THE PARTIES CANNOT CONTRACT OUT OF COSTS BUDGETING (& A LITTLE BIT ABOUT WITHOUT PREJUDICE CORRESPONDENCE)
An earlier post dealt with the decision of Mr Justice Roth in Agents’ Mutual Limited -v- Gascoigne Halman  CAT 21. However an earlier ruling in the same case contains a consideration of whether the parties can agree to sidestep budgeting….
CANAL TRUST’S ATTEMPTS TO BARGE OVER WITHOUT PREJUDICE RULE IS SUNK WITHOUT TRACE: NO WATERING DOWN OF THE PRINCIPLES
Can a party refer to without prejudice correspondence at interlocutory hearings? The previous post looked at the judgment of Chief Master Marsh in Ravenscroft -v- Canal & River Trust  EWHC 2282 (Ch) in relation to the issue of McKenzie friends….
PUTTING "WITHOUT PREJUDICE" ON LETTERS DOES NOT NECESSARILY MAKE THEM PRIVILEGED: AVONWICK -v- WEBINVEST CONSIDERED
Putting “without prejudice” on inter partes correspondence does not mean that the court will not look at them. This issue was considered by Mr Justice David Richards in Avonwick -v-Webinvest  EWHC 3322 (Ch). The case also contains a short…