Disputes Insights

Following our Cladding Q&A insight in November 2020, the following questions focus on the Building Safety Fund and legislative reform including the draft Building Safety Bill and the Fire Safety Bill. What is the Building Safety Fund (BSF)?   The BSF is a £1bn fund (2020/2021 tax year) intended to help those living in buildings … Continued

Target Rich International Limited v Forex Capital Markets Limited [2020] EWHC 1544 (Comm) Speed Read Summary This summer, the High Court handed down judgment, dismissing Target Rich International Ltd’s (TRI) claim for compensation and damages in relation to trades it had placed through Forex Capital Markets Limited’s (FXCM) online forex trading platform. The claim involved … Continued

CLADDING Q&A

There has been a lot in the news recently about buildings suffering from defective cladding which may pose a fire risk.  Building owners have been left with the high costs of replacement works, and leaseholders are frequently served with substantial service charge demands. So, what is going on? We look to clarify some of the … Continued