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SETTLEMENT: The beginning of the end

05 June 2015  

Georgina Squire looks at recent cases on settlement

It is widely recognised that the vast majority of cases are resolved before they reach the court doors. In a post-Jackson world, with a greater push towards alternative dispute resolution and tighter controls on costs, parties are incentivised to explore settlement options at an earlier stage in litigation.

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  • Case(s) Referenced:

    Avonwick Holdings Ltd v Webinvest Ltd & anor [2014] EWHC 3322 (Ch)

    Bieber & ors v Teathers Ltd (in liquidation) [2014] EWHC 4205

    Brazier v News Group Newspapers Ltd [2015] EWHC 125 (Ch)

    Hayward v Zurich Insurance Company plc [2015] EWCA Civ 327