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  • Casino Wins In Supreme Court Dispute Phil Ivey, 10 times winner of the World Series Of Poker and one of the world’s best known professional gamblers, has recently lost his bid to recover £7.7m in winnings from a game of Punto Banco (a Casino card game based on baccarat) that took place in 2012 at Crockfords Club in London. Read More

  • The Brexit effect – looming problems with patent and intellectual property law German intellectual property lawyer Ingve Stjerna has succeeded in a court action which effectively puts the European patent regime on hold, having described the UK’s desire to remain a member of the new system – the Unified Patent Court (UPC) - as ‘astonishing’. Read More

  • Contracts, Business and Alcohol – not always a good mix Mike Ashley, Sports Direct boss and owner of Newcastle United football club, emerged victorious from a recent £15m High Court case over an alleged deal made in a pub. Investment banker Jeffrey Blue claimed that he and Ashley had agreed a verbal contract which would see Blue be entitled to a bonus based on the share price performance of retail giant Sports Direct.  Whilst Ashley admitted to making the offer, the very nature of the meeting, its setting (in a Pub) and the large amount of alcohol consumed, meant that it was quite clear that he wasn’t being serious. Read More