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Claim Spotter: Skyscanner files trademark suit, as Ukraine airline takes on insurers

Skyscanner files trademark claim against Polish competitor Scottish travel agency and search engine Skyscanner has filed a passing off and trademarks claim against Polish competitor eSky, according to the public filing system. Skyscanner’s search engine aggregates results from multiple travel companies and allows customers to book tickets, hotel stays and car rentals. The company’s pitch […]


In court this week: BHS, Getty Images and car shipping cartel

Fallout from BHS Group set to hit the courts Commencing on Friday, the joint liquidators of BHS Group are seeking to recover £163m from the retailer’s former directors in one of 2023’s largest insolvency litigation set pieces. Dominic Chappell, Lennart Henningson, Dominic Chandler, and Keith Smith were accused of breaching their duties as directors, ultimately […]

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The Hearing: The £3bn man

Welcome to your last edition of The Hearing for October. A judgment concerning an $11bn arbitral award from Commercial Court Judge Sir Robin Knowles CBE has left many London disputes lawyers reeling this week. That amount of money would leave most people reeling, to be fair, but it’s the implications for the legal profession that […]

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Claim Spotter: Russian aviation disputes take off, as oil disputes spill into High Court

Law firms in the hotseat once again A raft of claims have mounted against several law firms in the past week, including suits against solicitors and barristers and those regarding professional negligence against Wiggin, Keystone, Fox Williams, Setfords and JMW. Banner Universal Motion Pictures (BUMP), an independent TV, film and entertainment company, filed a claim […]