Archive | February, 2014

Cornwall Litigation : Windfarms

The Court of Appeal has rejected a planning inspector’s argument that a wind farm would not cause ‘substantial harm’ to the setting of a historic building because a ‘reasonable observer’ would know that it was a modern addition to the landscape??saying?? it was difficult to envisage any circumstances where a wind farm could cause serious […]

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Litigation Cornwall: Formula 1!!

Mr Justice Newey in the High Court today??has rejected an ??85m?? damages claim against Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone but said that he did pay a bribe over a sale of F1 shares. The judge??said there had been a “corrupt” deal with a German banker to facilitate the sale to a preferred buyer but??there had […]

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Bank Mis-selling Cornwall: Barclays men charged with Fraud

The Serious Fraud Office??has charged three men who were Barclays employees at the time??in connection with its investigation into the manipulation of Libor. Peter Johnson, Jonathan Mathew and Stylianos Contogoulas allegedly conspired to defraud between 1 June 2005 and 31 August 2007, said the SFO. The investigation into the alleged fixing of the key benchmark […]

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Cornwall Will Disputes

A?? 98-year-old cut her nephew out of her will and left her?? ??300,000 fortune to her window cleaner, the High Court was told??. The nephew is challenging the final will of his aunt who died in September 2008 who left??her window?? cleaner, as sole heir having changed her will that left the bulk of her […]

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