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The extended duration of the un-renewed practising certificate

October 8th, 2015 · No Comments

Under the Legal Profession Act 2004, if a lawyer applied for renewal of their practising certificate prior to the expiry of the old one, but a decision was not made before the old one runs out, the certificate is extended until either it is renewed or a decision to refuse renewal is finally determined by […]

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Tags: Civil Procedure Act 2010 (Vic) · Civil Procedure Acts · Ethics · Legal Profession Act · litigation ethics · Non-party costs orders · Party party costs · Practising certificates · Professional regulation · Proportionality · regulators' duties

Director ordered to pay company’s £35M and counting costs liability

July 25th, 2014 · No Comments

Updated post, 1 March 2016: Decision upheld by UK Court of Appeal: [2016] EWCA Civ 23.  A note of the appeal decision is here. It reveals that Mr Vik’s costs liability is about £50 million. Ouch. Original post: Deutsche Bank AG v Sebastian Holdings Incorporated [2014] EWHC 2073 (Comm) is big.  Deutsche Bank sued a company in the […]

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Tags: Non-party costs orders · Party party costs