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16 January 2024

Court of Appeal refuses to strike out unfair prejudice petition seeking relief in favour of the company

13 November 2023

Court of Appeal rejects second major attempt at a climate-related derivative action

In July 2023, the Court of Appeal dismissed an application by members of a pension scheme to bring a derivative action against the directors of the …

27 July 2023

Commercial litigation podcast series – Episode 20: General update

25 July 2023

High Court confirms refusal of permission for ClientEarth derivative action against Shell directors

25 May 2023

Commercial litigation podcast series – Episode 19: General update

17 May 2023

High Court refuses permission for climate-change activist shareholder to bring derivative action on behalf of Shell plc against its directors

03 June 2020

High Court applies common law, not statutory, test to application for permission to bring derivative claim on behalf of LLP

The High Court has ruled that where a member of an LLP seeks permission to bring a derivative claim on its behalf, it is the common law test (otherwise …

27 July 2015

Double derivative actions: challenging wrongs done to subsidiary companies

A recent High Court decision provides a useful reminder that the common law "double derivative" action remains available. This gives minority …

26 June 2015

Article published on derivative claims and unfair prejudice petitions

Following the financial crisis of 2007 there has been a growing trend of shareholder activism in the UK, which looks set to increase in the foreseeable …