Author: Dr. Angelika Hellweger 17 January 2024
Angelika Hellweger wrote about practical mechanisms of extended disclosure under Practice Direction 57AD in the Business and Property Courts.
Her analysis of the case of Irwell Riverside Developments Limited v Arcadis Consulting was requested by Lexis Nexis, which published her article. The case arose due to a dispute over the design of part of a construction project, valued at approximately £21 million.
Angelika explained that the case illustrates the duties under the latest rules and how to manage extended disclosure under PD 57AD. The case, she said, showed that a court will be reluctant to grant applications which might end in “fishing expeditions” and highlights the importance of cooperation between the parties.
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Angelika is a specialist in international, high-level economic crime investigations and large-scale commercial disputes. She has widely-recognised expertise in representing corporates and conglomerates in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and United States.