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Kirsty Pappin wins ‘Practice Manager of the Year’!

We are delighted to announce that EMM’s Practice Manager, Kirsty Pappin, has been announced as ‘Practice Manager of the Year’ at the LPM Practice Excellence Awards 2020.  This is a fantastic achievement and the award symbolises Kirsty’s hard work, dedication … Continue reading

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Edmonds Marshall McMahon secure landmark decision from the High Court to provide guidance on the recoverability of private prosecutors’ costs

By Ashley Fairbrother On 28 January 2020, in Fuseon Limited v Senior Courts Costs Office [2019] EWHC 126 (Admin), the High Court granted Fuseon’s appeal against a Costs Master’s decision (i) to assess Fuseon’s legal costs based on the hourly rates … Continue reading

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Two new forces join Edmonds Marshall McMahon

So far, January 2020 is proving to be a great start to a new year for Edmonds Marshall McMahon. We are delighted to announce two new joiners to the team! Luke Dockwray joins as a Senior Associate following 10 years … Continue reading

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Kirsty Pappin is shortlisted as a finalist for ‘Practice Director/Manager of the Year’!

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Edmonds Marshall McMahon is pleased to announce that our Practice Manager, Kirsty Pappin, has been shortlisted as one of three finalists for ‘Practice Director/Manager of the Year’ at the upcoming LPM Practice Excellence Awards 2020. This is an excellent achievement … Continue reading

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Quarterly update on Freezing Injunctions

Holyoake v Candy [2017] EWCA Civ 92 The defendants to an unlawful means conspiracy claim appealed against the imposition of a notification injunction on the basis that the Judge at first instance had applied an incorrect test in relation to … Continue reading

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The Decision to Prosecute, the Discretion to Prosecute and the Code for Crown Prosecutors

While there is no formal requirement for private prosecutors to satisfy the Code for Crown Prosecutors, at Edmonds Marshall McMahon, we consider it necessary and important to do so. The exercise of prosecutorial discretion is central to the comprehensive and … Continue reading

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Key Issues from the Draft Money Laundering Regulations 2017

Following a series of consultation processes, HM Treasury has published a draft of the Money Laundering Regulations 2017. These proposed regulations will supersede the current regulations (2007) and represent efforts to transpose the EU’s Fourth Money Laundering Directive and the … Continue reading

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Arbitration and Fraud

In the United Kingdom, an allegation of fraud in civil proceedings is not made lightly and the Courts will not find dishonest conduct without a high burden of proof being satisfied. In the case of Celtic Bioenergy Limited v Knowles … Continue reading

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Quarterly Update on Trust Litigation

Hanspaul v Ward, 9 March 2017, High Court Chancery Division (unreported) The Court determined the appropriate costs orders to be made after settlement during the trial of a dispute concerning a family trust, whereby the trustees and protector agreed to … Continue reading

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A Suggestion For The Consultation On Corporate Economic Crime

Introduction As has previously been discussed,[1] the UK Government is looking to amend some of the perceived inadequacies of the common law doctrine of identification in corporate criminal liability. Rather than ascribing the concept of a directing mind to increasingly … Continue reading

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