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Clyde & Co
In yet more sentencing news, the Sentencing Council has published a new Definitive Guideline dealing with the reduction in sentence for a guilty plea.
Dentons
In March the Munich offices of international law firm Jones Day, were raided by prosecutors in the VW emissions investigation. This breach of the law firm citadel has shone a bright light on the confidentiality of documentation and the importance of legal privilege.
Withers LLP
A Swiss court has found an individual liable in libel for ‘liking' a defamatory posting on Facebook.
Bennett Jones LLP
A recent English decision on privilege has cast doubt on the legal protection provided to lawyers' work product when assisting corporate clients with internal investigations.
Clyde & Co
Against the backdrop of recent world events, the English courts and arbitral institutions have remained busy.
Clyde & Co
Defenders should seize the opportunity to seek assertive case management of complex negligence claims, following Lord Glennie's comments in JD v Lothian Health Board [2017] CSIH 27.
Clyde & Co
Global law firm Clyde & Co and specialist firm Law Essentials are investigating the commencement of a class action against Gladstone Ports Corporation Limited (GPC) on behalf of persons and businesses involved in, and reliant on, the fishing industry, who were negatively impacted by dredging, disposal operations and environmental monitoring undertaken in the Port of Gladstone from 2011.
Mayer Brown
A trustee's claim for alleged investment expropriation and other violations of obligations under a bilateral investment treaty (the BIT) between Barbados and Venezuela has been dismissed due to...
Harbottle & Lewis LLP
A new judgment, handed down by the High Court earlier this week, has significantly changed the law on litigation privilege.
TLT Solicitors
The Civil Procedure Rules Committee is planning to launch a consultation around the requirement for court permission to issue a warrant.
Goodman Derrick LLP
The Civil Mediation Council (‘CMC') held its annual conference yesterday (16 May 2017) in Birmingham. It was an inspiring and informative day.
Gowling WLG
A question often asked by clients about to embark upon litigation is whether they can gain access to their opponent's liability insurance information or policy to determine if they are 'good for the money'.
Gowling WLG
Over 600 cases against defendant organisations have now been sentenced since the Sentencing Guidelines for Health and Safety Offences...
Clyde & Co
Recent decisions highlight the risk of inadvertently settling more claims or releasing more parties than was actually intended.
Clyde & Co
The High Court decided that a pending arbitration in Hong Kong of the same dispute covered by English proceedings commenced by a company controlled by one of the defendants...
Clyde & Co
In EMW Law LLP v Scott Halborg [2016] EWHC 2526 (Ch), Master Clark concluded that, where the documents were relevant to an issue in dispute, they could be admitted into evidence...
Clyde & Co
The High Court emphasised that for banks to be found liable there needs to be an element of serious impropriety.
Clyde & Co
Legal advice privilege is a hugely valuable right but the recent decisions in Astex Therapeutics Limited v AstraZeneca AB [2016] EWHC 2759 (Ch) and The RBS Rights Issue Litigation [2016]...
Gowling WLG
Despite a lack of consensus as to whether there is really any need for the protocol at all, the final form has now been approved ready for implementation.
STA Law Firm
Does life always give oranges, you may ask? To some, oranges are acidic but for a few a morning without orange juice is like a day without sunshine.
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STA Law Firm
Does life always give oranges, you may ask? To some, oranges are acidic but for a few a morning without orange juice is like a day without sunshine.
Jordans Limited
Imagine running a company in a country different from your homeland. What would the legal framework be like? Would it allow you to go ahead with your innovative ideas?
Bond Dickinson LLP
The Insurance Act 2015 replaced an insured's pre-contract duty of disclosure with a duty of fair presentation.
Marks & Clerk
In a recent decision of the EPO's Boards of Appeal, T1463/11 (Universal merchant platform/CardinalCommerce), the appellant successfully appealed a decision of the Examining...
TLT Solicitors
The court has upheld a property owner's judicial review challenge of an order that required her to paint her striped townhouse white, on the basis that the local planning authority (LPA) did not use...
Gowling WLG
Contra proferentem is a legal principle which, broadly speaking, means that where there is ambiguity in a contract, a clause will be construed against the party who put it forward and seeks to rely upon it.
Pinsent Masons LLP
Earlier this month, Lee Charnley, managing director of Newcastle United, was among a number of senior European football officials arrested as part of an investigation into the tax affairs...
Sedgwick LLP
In Atlasnavios-v-Navigators Insurance, the Court of Appeal (the highest court within the Senior Courts of England and Wales) found that Insurers were entitled to rely on a literal interpretation...
Clyde & Co
Against the backdrop of recent world events, the English courts and arbitral institutions have remained busy.
Goodman Derrick LLP
Mr Wayne Williams ran a building company – he was the sole director.
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