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By Sonia Campbell, Gavin Lubczanski
In light of the recent decision in Tonicstar Ltd v Allianz Insurance Plc and Sirius International Insurance Corporation [2017] EWHC 2753 (Comm) ("Tonicstar")...
By Nina O'Sullivan, Will Winch, Adam Rose
The Government has recently issued updated guidance to businesses that are required to produce modern slavery statements and to report on their payment practices.
By Tim Thompson
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) recently published its latest annual bulletin on crime in England and Wales.
By Mark Keenan, Emily Read
In the recent case of Christodoulides v Marcou the High Court refused permission to appeal against the first instance decision that a will was invalid by reason of ‘fraudulent calumny'...
By Shaistah Akhtar, John Sendama
In a referendum held on 25 September 2017, the people of the self-governing Kurdistan Region in northern Iraq voted overwhelmingly in favour of independence.
By Gareth Minty, Ciju Puthuppally
In Ivey v Genting Casinos [2017] UKSC 67 (Ivey), the Supreme Court revisited the test for dishonesty that has been applied in criminal cases for more than 30 years.
By Elliot Moss
We are in the middle of a revolution. A revolution that is shaping our expectations as consumers, as clients, as purchasers of products and services.
By Sandra Davis
During family breakdown, listening to the voice of the children caught between conflicting parents is the best way to allay the emotional pain of family disputes.
By Andrew Goldstone, Jonathan Legg, Kassim Meghjee
The UK Government is targeting existing property-owning companies with two important new tax charges.
By James Libson, Max Cole
On Wednesday 14 May the Government announced its Draft Legislative Programme (DLP), a preview of the legislation which the Government intends to include in the Queen's Speech in November.
By Joanna Blackburn, James Lisbon
In a recent case that will worry many employers, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that employees solely working abroad could bring claims under the Fixed-Term Employees Regulations against their employer in the UK.
By Joanna Blackburn, James Libson
The long-awaited amendments to the Sex Discrimination Act (SDA) came into force this week. In this Briefing, we look at those amendments, and in particular a new right for women on additional maternity leave to claim the same contractual terms as those applying during ordinary maternity leave.
By Nick Davis, Ross Bryson
Simple contracts may still be made on behalf of a company by a person acting under its authority. The position is different for deeds. As before, a deed can be executed by a company either by the affixing of its common seal or alternatively by having it signed by two directors or by a director and the secretary.
By Nick Davis
Welcome to the March 2008 edition of Mishcon de Reya's Recruitment Watch, prepared by the Firm's Recruitment Services Group. Its aim is to provide those involved in the recruitment sector with a snapshot of what has been happening in the world of recruitment in the last month.
By David Blumenthal, Belinda Bridgen
Alastair Darling's first Budget contains few surprises and largely reprises measures we already knew about. A summary of some of the key measures announced on 12 March 2008 is set out below.
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