Christopher MacQueen

Members of Cardium Law and Cyan Law at boardroom table in China

UK’s Cardium completes successful case cooperation with Beijing’s Cyan Law

4 January 2024

Photo Caption: Chris MacQueen meets members of the Cyan Law team in Beijing UK property and construction law specialist Cardium Law completed a successful cooperation on a case with Beijing-based Cyan Law that utilized the strength and international capabilities of…

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Hard hat symbolising health and safety

Cardium case creates new law to protect business owners

1 September 2023

When an ailing business faces insolvency, an insolvency practitioner will often seek to sell it as a going concern. But what if that company is under investigation for health and safety infractions? Will the new owners find themselves facing hefty…

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Contractor fails to land novel jurisdictional challenge to adjudication enforcement

6 August 2021

As the primary purpose of the adjudication scheme is to facilitate cashflow in the construction industry you are always going to be facing an uphill battle to persuade a court not to enforce an adjudication award. That is not to…

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Global Updates: China

6 August 2021

With the mid-year mark being reached for 2021 first half results have started to come out of China. along with numerous policy initiatives that are likely to have an effect on business trends in the region, we set out below…

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What do you do when your Expert is struck out on the First Day of Trial?

3 August 2021

A question that Freudenberg FST GmbH and their lawyers Fladgate LLP were left asking themselves following the Technology & Construction Court’s decision to exclude their expert evidence for egregious breaches of their experts’ duty to the Court. While this is…

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Covid-19: Driving a revolution in Court e-services

29 June 2020

When social isolation caused social interaction to cease those of us that act for clients in litigation, naturally assumed that the Court System would grind to a halt. Nothing could be further from the truth which is, when you really…

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Litigation funding – why is it right for me ?

22 June 2020

In a post Covid-19 World (yes, one day it will happen) disputes are likely to be the order of the day as individuals and companies seek to recoup and pass on losses to their contractual counterparts. The sad reality is,…

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What is a Letter of Rogatory?

15 June 2020

In simple terms, a Letter of Rogatory is an essential tool for obtaining evidence for use in foreign proceedings. It forms part of the answer to the question, what do you do if you are in the USA or Asia…

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