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LNG to Power

LNG is seen by many as an ideal way to meet the ever-increasing demands for greater energy supply and reducing energy poverty, particularly in parts of the developing world, while still addressing the concerns of climate change.

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In Support of Maritime Arbitrations (Part 2): The courts’ powers to preserve evidence, property and assets and order attendance of witnesses

In the second article of this series, Partner Mike Phillips and Associate Sylvie Allen discuss the courts’ powers under the Arbitration Act 1996 to preserve evidence, property and assets and order the attendance of witnesses in LMAA arbitrations.

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Coronavirus Commercial Rent Arbitral Scheme

This highly anticipated publication by the UK government introduces an arbitration scheme in order to resolve the rent arrears for mandated closures and restrictions.

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Non-Domestic Buildings – Know Your MEES

The UK has passed legislation intended to improve the energy efficiency of both residential and commercial private rented property. This article relates to those parts of the legislation affecting non-domestic private rented property.

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Must a factual witness keep their opinions to themselves?

In the recent case of Mad Atelier International BV v Manes, the question of whether a witness of fact can also give opinion evidence was raised. In this article by Partner Andrew Ward and Associate Pierre Welch that issue is explored as are other key points from the case.

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