Commercial & Chancery bar: Merchantable quality
The bulk of commercial and Chancery litigation still takes place in the capital but a number of thriving centres outside London have now become credible alternatives for certain cases. Simon Kamstra looks at the development of one - the Leeds Mercantile Court
Contemplating the success or failure of the Leeds Mercantile Court in its first years, I only had to think back to a registrar’s appointment in Queen’s Bench Division (QBD) over 15 years ago, seeking an important and very gettable order in a company law matter involving warranty claims, loan notes, set-off and the rest.
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