Judgment is pending in a property case in which the Arab Bank seeks £12.5m from John D Wood Commercial (in liquidation). The case concerns money loaned on the basis of a property valuation by Woods. The bank claims that Woods failed to carry out a proper inspection of the service tunnels on the property and failed to seek specialist advice concerning asbestos present on site.
The Civil Division of the Court of Appeal has created the new post of practice registrar who will meet practitioners and litigants with a view to solving their procedural problems in bringing an appeal. Deputy registrar Ian Joseph, who will perform the role along with the registrar, John Adams, said the position would be similar […]