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COVID-19 has put many businesses in a difficult financial situation

Although the Government recognised this by pushing the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 through Parliament to try and stem the inevitable wave of insolvencies, directors and owners cannot afford to take their eyes off the ball for a second.


New silks 2017: Josh Holmes, Monckton Chambers

Monckton Chambers’ Josh Holmes is one of seven new star silks interviewed by The Lawyer this year. Competition and EU expert Josh Holmes was called to the English bar in 1997 after some time working at the European Court of Justice and teaching law at Oxford. “I like competition law because it’s an opportunity to combine […]

Witness evidence in commercial trials: time to think again?

This article was contributed by Taylor Wessing disputes and investigations partner Andrew Howell and senior associate James Bryden Few factual witnesses relish the prospect of giving evidence in commercial disputes. We once heard it described – with perhaps too much deference to the bar – as like facing a fast bowler on a dodgy wicket. With no bat or pads. In the dark.

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