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£500,000 or £1 Billion? It's Just a Matter of Timing

September 26, 2018

The recent £500,000 fine for Facebook regarding the transfer of data to Cambridge Analytica was widely criticised as being inadequate (Facebook ...

Court Refuses to Act as Referee to Determine Appropriate Repair Scheme

September 23, 2018

Anyone who has bought a new build property will be familiar with a 'snag list' of items that should be rectified. Normally these don't present too ...

Force Majeure Attempt to Avoid Agreement Fails

September 20, 2018

Oil exploration is a risky business and industry contracts commonly make provision for unforeseen events that interrupt production – known to ...

Tax Mitigation Scheme Failure Proves Disastrous

September 11, 2018

Collecting debts is often a long and arduous process, but the use of bankruptcy proceedings can be an effective means of bringing matters to a head. ...

When is a Year More Than a Year?

September 5, 2018

When a landlord appointed agents to manage properties in London, it did so under an agreement for 12 months, which was specified to continue on a ...

Asset Freezing Can be Costly

September 2, 2018

Asset freezing injunctions can be a crucial tool in commercial litigation – but applying for them is not for the faint-hearted. If a freezing ...

University Lecturer Strikes Important Blow for Part-time Workers

August 30, 2018

In Roddis v Sheffield Hallam University, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that the fact that the claimant was employed under a zero-hours ...

Unitary Patent

August 27, 2018

Obtaining a patent can be a rather arduous process, and it is therefore not surprising that sometimes thought is not given to the breadth of patent ...

Landlords Caught by Tenant's Environmental Failings

August 21, 2018

A landlord that ignores the potential for problems caused by the activities of its tenant does so at its peril, as a recent case demonstrated ...

Central Arbitration Committee Can Hear Claims Against Acas

August 19, 2018

The EU Information and Consultation Directive 2002 established minimum requirements for companies with more than 50 employees for consulting and ...

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