Please click on the links below to read a selection of Case Studies, News Articles, Insights and Opinion Pieces regarding some of the areas we specialise in.
Norwich Pharmacal Orders: Understanding the Procedure and Application
In this article, Ruby Keeler-Williams of Elysium Law discusses Norwich Pharmacal Orders, when they are suitable, and the application procedure As part of our role in assisting Clients with Litigation, it is important to have a clear understanding of the tools available to obtain evidence and information. One such tool is a Norwich Pharmacal Order […]
Protecting Yourself After a Data Breach: A Comprehensive Guide
In this article, Ruby Keeler-Williams of Elysium Law aims to clarify what your first steps should be if you have been affected by a personal data breach. In recent years, data breaches have become increasingly common, and unfortunately, any individual is at risk of falling victim, however carefully they safeguard their data. If you have […]
AI and Data Privacy: The Increasing Risk of Personal Data Breaches
In this article, Ruby Keeler-Williams of Elysium Law considers whether the recent developments in Artificial Intelligence have increased the risk of data breaches. I was recently asked whether the recent developments in AI, particularly in relation to deep learning, and natural language processing have increased the risk of personal data breaches. In my view, whilst AI will […]
Artificial Intelligence in the Legal Industry
In this article, David Brogelli of Elysium Law examines the increasing use of Artificial Intelligence in the Legal Industry and its practical applications going forward. Artificial intelligence (AI) has been increasingly used in the field of law both in the United Kingdom and across the globe. There are a number of ways in which AI […]
STANDSTILL AGREEMENTS AND HMRC
In this article David Brogelli discusses the use of a Standstill Agreement specifically in disputes with HMRC but also their relevance in wider applications. Limitation The Limitation Act 1980 sets out specific time limits for certain actions to be brought. A Claimant’s failure to do so is an absolute bar to bringing the Claim, but the […]
‘Who is really controlling this litigation?’ Non-Party Costs Orders
In this article Richard Gray Barrister looks at the courts power to issue costs against a non-party; that is a party who is not directly involved in the litigation. Such orders may be considered against directors of an impecunious company formed only to protect the real litigators by the proposed use of the Company to […]
Deed of Assignment and the Notice of Assignment -What is the Difference?
In this article, Richard Gray barrister takes a brief look at the differences between a Deed of Assignment and a Notice of Assignment and the effect of the assignment on the contracting party At the end of 2020, Elysium Law were instructed to act for a significant number of clients in relation to claims made […]
Employee Benefit Trusts – Use, But Don’t Abuse
In this article Richard Gray Barrister gives an overview on the use of Employee Benefit Trusts and considers, even though the aggressive EBT schemes are a thing of the past, whether they are still being considered principally as a vehicle to avoid Inheritance Tax (IHT) and the potential pitfalls should that occur. Having just finished […]
Contractors – the ‘loans’ you never needed to repay
In this article, Ruby Keeler-Williams and Richard Gray Barrister of Elysium Law consider claims made against loan charge contractors and the litigation which subsequently ensued and is contemplated going forward. The ‘Contractor Loan Scheme’ Planning The ‘contractor loan scheme’ was part of a large-scale marketed tax avoidance scheme. The user would usually be an individual […]
Loan Charge Contractors – have you received debt claims?
We have been approached by many clients who have had demands for payment from a Company known as West 28th Street Limited. Many of these individuals have been previously pursued by FS Capital and Felicitas Solutions regarding these former ‘loans’. Elysium Law have had success in stopping these pursuits of these claims and are now […]