Commercial Client News

Mother Suffered Discrimination After Part-Time Return From Maternity LeaveJune 7, 2017

The Equality Act 2010 makes it unlawful to discriminate against or treat a woman unfavourably because of her pregnancy, or because she has given birth...

Engineers Must Pay for Defective Design of Seaside Storm CulvertJune 6, 2017

Contract arbitrators' decisions are meant to be final and challenging them is always an uphill struggle. This point was illustrated by one case in which...

Engineers Must Pay for Defective Design of Seaside Storm CulvertJune 6, 2017

Contract arbitrators' decisions are meant to be final and challenging them is always an uphill struggle. This point was illustrated by one case in which...

Engineers Must Pay for Defective Design of Seaside Storm CulvertJune 6, 2017

Contract arbitrators' decisions are meant to be final and challenging them is always an uphill struggle. This point was illustrated by one case in which...

Council Obliged to Give Reasons for Approving Stadium DevelopmentJune 1, 2017

There is no statutory requirement for local authorities to give reasons for granting planning consent. However, an important Court of Appeal case concerning a football...

Council Obliged to Give Reasons for Approving Stadium DevelopmentJune 1, 2017

There is no statutory requirement for local authorities to give reasons for granting planning consent. However, an important Court of Appeal case concerning a football...

Organised Grouping of NHS Carers Embroiled in TUPE DisputeMay 29, 2017

Whether or not the employment of an organised grouping of workers has been transferred from one employer to another for the purposes of the Transfer...

Organised Grouping of NHS Carers Embroiled in TUPE DisputeMay 29, 2017

Whether or not the employment of an organised grouping of workers has been transferred from one employer to another for the purposes of the Transfer...

High Court Keeps Commercially Sensitive Product Information SecretMay 23, 2017

Litigation often requires disclosure of highly sensitive commercial details. However, as one intellectual property case concerning a mapping database showed, the courts do have sophisticated...

High Court Keeps Commercially Sensitive Product Information SecretMay 23, 2017

Litigation often requires disclosure of highly sensitive commercial details. However, as one intellectual property case concerning a mapping database showed, the courts do have sophisticated...