News and Resources

COVID-19: Force Majeure and Frustration

7 / 4 / 2020

In light of the impact that COVID-19 is having on the ability of businesses to trade as normal, Ruhi Sethi-Smith explores the principles underlying the use of force majeure clauses and the doctrine of frustration.

Members of Forum Chambers advise on a wide range of commercial disputes, including contract, banking and finance, and insolvency. If we can be of any assistance, please do get in touch with us on the usual phone numbers and email addresses.

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COVID-19: Business and Property Courts Protocol on Remote Hearings

20 / 3 / 2020

In light of the continuing Covid-19 outbreak, the Business and Property Courts have provided a revised protocol on remote hearings.

We welcome this guidance and its commitment to moving to telephone and video hearings “wherever possible” so that the disputes that court users are facing can continue to progress at this unusual time.

Should you have any queries about an upcoming hearing, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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COVID-19: a message to our clients

20 / 3 / 2020

In light of the growing concerns around the current coronavirus outbreak, we wanted to reassure all of those who work with Forum that we have put in place a series of measures to protect the well-being of all of our clients, staff and members, while also making sure that we continue to offer the high level of legal services that you have come to expect from us.

Please see attached a message from the team at Forum Chambers.

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Counter-drone technology and regulation: the sky must have limits

5 / 4 / 2019

In light of global drone attacks on airports and the recent introduction of new measures to combat drone misuse by the UK government, Ruhi Sethi-Smith, barrister at Forum Chambers, looks at the legal implications of counter-drone technology and regulation.

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