Articles - DAC Beachcroft

Articles by John Bramhall

Directors beware! The activists are on to you

Directors beware! The activists are on to you

ClientEarth has issued a letter of claim against 13 of Shell’s executive and non-executive directors alleging that a failure to properly prepare for n ...

The CMA launches greenwashing review

The CMA launches greenwashing review

On 10 January 2022, the Competition and Markets Authority (the “CMA”) announced that they would be reviewing environmental claims made by the fashion ...

Access to Court Documents – Supreme Court confirms principles, raises issues

Access to Court Documents – Supreme Court confirms principles, raises issues

The Supreme Court has confirmed the principles governing whether a non-party can obtain documents from the court file – and to what documents a non-pa ...

Autonomy v Lynch: confidentiality of English proceedings trumps an FBI subpoena

Autonomy v Lynch: confidentiality of English proceedings trumps an FBI subpoena

A slew of recent cases has illustrated the English court’s approach to evidence sought in the context of multi-jurisdictional proceedings and investig ...

Hague Convention Letters of Request / Letters Rogatory – recent case shows court’s approach

Hague Convention Letters of Request / Letters Rogatory – recent case shows court’s approach

The recent case of Aureus Currency Fund and Credit Suisse Group AG v Mitesh Parikh provides a useful guide as to how the English court is approaching ...

Contractual interpretation: It doesn't have to make sense

Contractual interpretation: It doesn't have to make sense

In a recent article published by Solicitors Journal, Matthew Wescott and John Bramhall consider the obstacles in the way of those seeking to persuade ...

New Dimensions in Financial Crime

New Dimensions in Financial Crime

New Dimensions in Financial Crime: The Real impact of the Bribery Act 2010. The October Edition of the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Expert Guide ...