Published Work 2017

• Database rights and copyright infringed in Cloud based medical screening system
  Technomed Ltd v. Bluecrest Health Screening & Cardio Analytics [2017] EWHC 2142 (Ch)
  David Bowden Law September 2017

• No unfair relationship in lender’s standard form property lending with guarantor
  Clydesdale Bank PLC v. R Gough t/a JC Gough & Sons and Mrs AM Gough - [2017] EWHC 2230 (Ch)
  David Bowden Law September 2017

• Judgment creditor can take control of airplane even though wrong airport address given to court on the Writ of Control
  Midtown Acquisitions LLP v. Essar Global Fund Limited - [2017] EWHC 2206 (QB)
  David Bowden Law September 2017

• IP rights in the UK after Brexit
  Position paper transmitted to EU27 on IP rights - TF50 (2017) 11
  Lexis PSL September 2017

• CJEU rules that consumer guarantees do not apply where goods sold were incidental to supply contract
  Heike Schottelieus v. Falk Seifert - Case C-247/16
  David Bowden Law September 2017

• Pension scheme loans prove poison chalice to taxpayer employer
  Eden Consulting Services (Richmond) Ltd v. HM Revenue & Customs - [2017] UKFTT 596 (TC)
  Lexis PSL September 2017

• EU sets out its stall on IP rights after Brexit
  Position paper transmitted to EU27 on Intellectual property rights - TF50 (2017) 11
  Lexis PSL September 2017

• Current and future trends in case management software for legal service providers
  
  Journal of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives August 2017

• Recovery of legal fees under conditional fee agreements with liquidators
  Stevensdrake Solicitors v. Mr Stephen Hunt (Liquidator of Sunbow Limited) - [2017] EWCA Civ 1173
  Lexis PSL August 2017

• SCCO applies Harrison to reduce costs budget as disproportionate at detailed assessment
  RNB v. London Borough of Newham - [2017] EWHC B15 (Costs)
  David Bowden Law August 2017

• Determining cost liability in multi handed cases
  Pa Jabang v. Wadman, Pool, Underhill & East Sussex NHS Trust - [2017] EWHC 1993 (QB)
  Lexis PSL August 2017

• Court of Appeal endorses £200k indemnity costs order in neighbour dispute
  Frank & Carol Dickinson v. Mojgan Cassillas - [2017] EWCA Civ 1254
  David Bowden Law August 2017

• Highways dispute causes the Court of Appeal to ‘spit’
  The London Borough of Southwark and the City of London v Transport for London [2017] EWCA Civ 1220
  Lexis PSL August 2017

• What will Brexit mean for financial services?
  
  Journal of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives July 2017

• FCA Annual Report 2016-17
  HC 149
  Lexis PSL July 2017

• Highlights from the FCA's 4th AGM
  QE2 Conference Centre - 18 July 2017
  David Bowden Law July 2017

• Court of Appeal rules that lender can re-register a cancelled charge to bring the Land Register up to date
  Evans v. NRAM and Chief Land Registrar - [2017] EWCA Civ 1013
  David Bowden Law July 2017

• A critical look at the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill 2017
  Bill 5 57/1 presented to the House of Commons on 13 July 2017
  David Bowden Law July 2017

• Court of Appeal rules bank does not owes a duty of care to customers when conducting IRHP review
  CGL Group Limited v. Royal Bank of Scotland PLC - [2017] EWCA Civ 10xx
  David Bowden Law July 2017

• Court of Appeal rules class action CFAs were not caught by the Doorstep Selling Directive
  Mrs Ozlem Kupeli v. Atlasjet Havacilik Anonim Sirketi - [2017] EWCA 1037
  David Bowden Law July 2017

• Supreme Court refuses to grant HMRC relief from sanctions for failing to comply with order of tax tribunal
  BPP Holdings Limited v. HMRC - [2017] UKSC 55
  David Bowden Law July 2017

• Supreme Court commercial law cases
  Trinity term 2017
  David Bowden Law June 2017

• Court of Appeal to hear broker mortgage fraud case alleging vicarious liability
  Frederick & Redmond v. Positive Solutions (Financial Services) Limited - A3/2017/0539
  David Bowden Law June 2017

• Raising the stakes - determining the suitability of gambling operating licences
  Greene King v. Gambling Commission
  Lexis PSL June 2017

• CJEU rules Gibraltar is treated as part of UK when providing services in EU internal market
  The Queen (Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association Ltd) v. HMRC and HM Treasury
  David Bowden Law June 2017

• Court of Appeal reserves judgement on whether a bank owes duty of care on IRHP mis-selling review
  CGL Group Ltd v. Royal Bank of Scotland PLC - A3/2016/0731
  David Bowden Law June 2017

• Court of Appeal rules ‘already incurred’ costs in approved costs budget can be challenged
  [2017] EWCA Civ 792
  David Bowden Law June 2017

• Offensive trade mark registrations
  Matal (Interim Director, US Patent & Trademark Office) v. Tam - No 15-1293
  Lexis PSL June 2017

• Legal indemnity and title insurance
  Present and future trends for the market
  Journal of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives May 2017

• Former pension trustees, freezing orders and pensions scams
  Dalriada Trustees Ltd v. McAuley - [2017] EWHC 202 (Ch)
  Lexis PSL May 2017

• Upper Tribunal refuses to suspend FCA's decision to refuse consumer credit permission pending full hearing
  Nationwide Debt Consultants Ltd v. FCA - [2017] UKUT 142 TCC
  David Bowden Law May 2017

• Use of surveillance evidence in personal injury claims
  Aivaras Karapetianas v. Kent and Sussex Loft Conversions Limited - [2017] EWHC 859 (QB)
  Lexis PSL May 2017

• Court of Appeal reserves judgment on challenge to 'already incurred' costs in assessment proceedings
  Harrison v. University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust - A2/2016/4547
  David Bowden Law May 2017

• Opinion of Advocate General to the CJEU is to treat Agility hire purchase contracts as supply of goods for VAT purposes
  HMRC v. Mercedes-Benz Financial Services UK Limited - C-164/16
  David Bowden Law May 2017

• Court of Appeal reserves judgment on whether a lender or Land Registry should bear loss for wrongly cancelled charge
  Paul & Susannah Evans v. NRAM plc with the Chief Land Registrar intervening - A3/2015/2002
  David Bowden Law May 2017

• The UK General Election 2017
  Lessons learned by a Comparison of the manifestos of the political parties
  David Bowden Law May 2017

• Court of Appeal rules that profit costs are due under CFA taken out whilst legal aid funding was in place
  Hyde v. Milton Keynes NHS Foundation Trust - [2017] EWCA Civ 399
  David Bowden Law May 2017

• Court of Appeal rules that pub operator cannot have bingo licence
  Gambling Commission v. Greene King Brewing and Retailing Limited [2017] EWCA Civ 372
  David Bowden Law May 2017

• Commercial law cases for Trinity 2017
  Judicial Committee of the Privy Council
  David Bowden Law May 2017

• Supreme Court refers to CJEU whether hire purchase portfolio qualifies for input VAT apportionment
  HMRC v. Volkswagen Financial Services (UK) Limited - [2017] UKSC 26
  David Bowden Law April 2017

• Court of Appeal reserves judgment on costs recovery where funding changed from legal aid to CFA pre LASPO
  Hyde v. Milton Keynes Hosptial NHS Trust - A2/2016/0542
  David Bowden Law April 2017

• Supreme Court unanimously rules that parent cannot remove children from school in term time for family holiday
  Isle of Wight Council v. Jonathan Platt, Secretary of State for Education intervening - [2017] UKSC 28
  David Bowden Law April 2017

• Supreme Court rules that newspapers have to pay victim's success fees & ATE in phone hacking & libel cases
  Times Newspapers Limited v. Flood and others - [2017] UKSC 33
  David Bowden Law April 2017

• Bankruptcy petition dismissed where creditor failed in requirement to bring statutory demand to debtor’s attention
  Antony Canning v. Irwin Mitchell LLP - [2017] EWHC 718 (Ch)
  David Bowden Law April 2017

• This term's commercial law cases for the Supreme Court
  April - May 2017
  David Bowden Law April 2017

• Litigant who appeals intricate point on small claims track does not act unreasonably and has no costs liability
  Peter Mills Dammerman v. Lanyon Bowdler LLP - [2017] EWCA Civ 269
  David Bowden Law April 2017

• Privy Council commercial law cases for Easter term 2017
  
  David Bowden Law April 2017

• Employment contracts in the gig economy
  House of Commons Work and Pensions Select Committee - Self-employment and the gig economy inquiry - Written Evidence
  Lexis PSL April 2017

• JCAM Commercial Real Estate Property XV Limited v. Davis Haulage Limited [2017] EWCA Civ 267
  Notice of intention to appoint an administrator does not create moratorium where no settled intent to appoint one
  Lexis PSL April 2017

• PPI Compensation windfall of debtor discovered after completion of IVA belongs to creditors and not to debtor
  James Green (supervisor of Mr Wright's IVA) v. James Patrick Wright - [2017] EWCA Civ 111
  David Bowden Law March 2017

• FCA sets 29 August 2019 as final cut-off date for PPI complaints
  Policy Statement PS 17/3 ‘Payment protection insurance complaints: feedback on CP16/20 and final rules and guidance’
  David Bowden Law March 2017

• Court of Appeal to consider validity of Jersey company used by loan broker to avoid VAT on advertising
  HM Revenue & Customs v. Paul Newey trading as ‘Ocean Finance’ - A3/2015/2717
  David Bowden Law March 2017

• Facebook ordered to pay damages for misusing private information
  CG v. Facebook Ireland Limited and Joseph McCloskey - [2016] NICA 54
  David Bowden Law March 2017

• CJEU rules director of failed company has no right to be forgotten at Companies' House
  Camera di Commercio, Industria, Artigianato e Agricoltura di Lecce v. Salvatore Manni - Case C‑398/15
  David Bowden Law March 2017

• The Digital Economy Bill - making online ticket touts face the music
  Digital Economy Bill - House of Lords HL Bill 102
  Lexis PSL March 2017

• Court of Appeal rules that firm aggrieved by FCA decision must bring new High Court claim
  Bayliss & Co (Financial Services) Limited and Clive John Rosier v. Financial Conduct Authority - A3/2015/2782
  David Bowden Law March 2017

• Supreme Court gives its ruling in London Whale rogue trader case
  The Financial Conduct Authority v. Achilles Othon Macris - [2017] UKSC 19
  David Bowden Law March 2017

• Supreme Court refuses to take business ‘unfair relationship’ case
  Dermot McLaughlin v. Bank of Ireland (UK) PLC - UKSC 2016/0163
  David Bowden Law March 2017

• Privy Council rules that $13.9million drugs confiscation order was properly made
  Attorney-General of the Bahamas v. Knowles & A1 Car Rentals Ltd - [2017] UKPC 5
  David Bowden Law March 2017

• Court of Appeal refuses permission to appeal on ‘by way of business’ point
  Newmafruit Farms Limited v. Alan Pither - A2/2016/3778
  David Bowden Law March 2017

• Supreme Court rules that paying party has to pay £562k success fee & ATE premium for post LASPO appeal
  Plevin v. Paragon Personal Finance Limited (No 3) - [2017] UKSC 23
  David Bowden Law March 2017

• CJEU rules on website requirements for newspaper advertisements in unfair commercial practices case
  Verband Sozialer Wettbewerb eV v. DHL Paket GmbH - Case C-146/16
  David Bowden Law March 2017

• Car manufacturer has no liability to motor dealership following termination of franchise agreement
  J Toomey Motors Limited & Toomey (Southend) Ltd v. Chevrolet UK Limited - [2017] EWHC 276 (Comm)
  David Bowden Law February 2017

• The criteria of a durable medium
  BAWAG PSK Bank für Arbeit und Wirtschaft und Österreichische Postsparkasse AG v. Verein für Konsumenteninformation - Case C-375/15
  Lexis PSL February 2017

• Court of Appeal grants Holmcroft Properties permission to appeal in 'skilled persons' judicial review case
  The Queen (Holmcroft Properties Limited) v. KPMG LLP, the FCA and Barclays Bank PLC
  David Bowden Law February 2017

• Bankrupt’s car on hire purchase is not protected tools of his trade
  Dragan Mikki v. William Duncan (Trustee in bankruptcy of Dragan Mikki) - [2016] EWCA Civ 1312
  David Bowden Law February 2017

• Supreme Court to hear human rights and race discrimination claim against the Bar Standards Board
  Miss Daphne Evadne Portia O'Connor v. BSB - UKSC 2016/0174
  David Bowden Law February 2017

• CJEU rules on durable medium requirements for payment service provide
  BAWAG PSK Bank für Arbeit & Wirtschaft AG v. Verein für Konsumenteninformation - Case C-375/15
  Lexis PSL February 2017

• Supreme Court considers recoverability of £1.6m ATE premium for appeal in £5780 claim
  Plevin v. Paragon Personal Finance Limited (No 3) - UKSC 2014/0037
  David Bowden Law February 2017

• Politician's libel damages assessed at £54,000 each
  Sir Kevin Barron MP, John Healey MP & Sarah Champion MP v. Jane Collins MEP - [2017] EWHC 162 (QB)
  David Bowden Law February 2017

• High Court considers vaccinations and the court’s inherent jurisdiction
  London Borough of Barnet v. AL, NT, TL, AN, HV & others - [2017] EWHAC 125 (Fam)
  Lexis PSL February 2017

• After Alexander - Money lending and group actions part 2
  Property 118 Action Group v. West Bromwich Mortgage Company - [2016] EWCA Civ 496
  CILeX Journal February 2017

• Lender allowed to recover money under unsigned secured bridging loan in restitution
  Lancashire Mortgage Corporation Ltd v. Richardson
  David Bowden Law February 2017

• No QOCS protection in 'cash for crash' insurance claim found to be 'fundamentally dishonest'
  Lorna and Justin Howlett v. Penelope Davies & Ageas Insurance Ltd - [2017] EWCA Civ 1696
  David Bowden Law November 2017

• Court of Appeal blasts Welsh Ministers for spending 'considerable sums' on Dylan Thomas copyright case
  The Welsh Ministers v. Haydn Price & the Registrar of Companies - [2017] EWCA Civ 1768
  David Bowden Law November 2017

• Practice management for legal services providers
  Current trends in practice management and risk solutions
  Journal of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives October 2017

• Employment Appeal Tribunal reserves judgment on whether Uber taxi drivers are 'workers' or not
  Uber BV, Uber London Ltd & Uber Britannia Ltd v. Yaseen Aslam and James Farrar
  David Bowden Law October 2017

• Court of Justice of the EU rules Agility hire purchase contracts are a supply of goods for VAT purposes
  HMRC v. Mercedes-Benz Financial Services UK Limited - C-164/16
  David Bowden Law October 2017

• Supreme Court commercial law cases
  Michaelmas term 2017
  David Bowden Law October 2017

• Damages payable by Facebook for 'Irish Blessings' privacy breaches reduced on appeal to £500
  J20 v. Facebook Ireland Limited - [2017] NICA 45
  David Bowden Law October 2017

• Court of Appeal reserves judgment as to interpretation of new 'proportionality' test in contentious costs case
  BNM v. MGN Limited - A2/2016/3832
  David Bowden Law October 2017

• Matthew Taylor gives evidence to Parliamentary BEIS & DWP Select Committtees' inquiry
  'Good work - the Taylor review of modern working practices' Report
  David Bowden Law October 2017

• Court of Appeals rejects equitable set-off claim against bank for mis-sold business PPI
  Mr Ishaq v. Lloyds TSB Bank PLC - B2/2016/2883
  David Bowden Law October 2017

• Welsh Government spends £300,000 fighting company restoration to avoid royalty for Dylan Thomas photographs
  The Welsh Ministers v. Haydn Price and the Registrar of Companies - A3/2016/4256
  David Bowden Law October 2017

• Court of Appeal reserves judgment of assessing 'proportionality' of ATE premiums in clinical negligence cases
  McMenemy v. Peterborough & Stamford NHS; Reynolds v. Nottingham University Hospitals NHS
  David Bowden Law October 2017

• High Court refuses judicial review of decision to give Northern Ireland £1billion extra for DUP votes
  The Queen (Ciaran McClean) v. First Secretary of State and Her Majesty’s Attorney General
  David Bowden Law October 2017

• Leigh Day hit with £27million indemnity costs order in Colombian pipeline case
  Pedro Arroyo v. Equion Energia Limited - [2016] EWHC 3348 (TCC)
  David Bowden Law January 2017

• No unfair relationship in business lending deal with flat interest rate
  Paul Baxendale-Walker v. APL Management Ltd, Levack & Taylors - 2017 Central London County Court
  David Bowden Law January 2017

• This term's commercial cases for the Privy Council
  January - April 2017
  David Bowden Law January 2017

• This term's commercial law cases for the Supreme Court
  January to April 2017
  David Bowden Law January 2017

• After Alexander - Money lending and group actions part 1
  Property 118 Action Group v. West Bromwich Mortgage Company - [2016] EWCA Civ 496
  CILeX Journal January 2017

Published Work