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Are You Ready for the World Cup?

The 2018 Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup starts...

Failure to Address Expert Report Proves Costly

When a tenant of industrial land failed to adhere to a notice to quit the premises, the landlord...

GDPR - ICO Launches Awareness Campaign for Micro-Businesses

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) replaces the Data Protection Act 1998 and comes...

Breach of Contract Claim Defeated Quickly

Some breach of contract claims are stronger than others, but even groundless cases come to court...

Settlement Agreements and the Date of Termination

Where there is an existing employment dispute, the communications that take place in order to...

Tenants Succeed in Avoiding Insurance Charges

When tenants discovered that their landlord had bought insurance over their flats, including the...

Words, Not Intention, Determine Meaning of Contract

When disputes arise over the meaning of a contract, it is usual for the court to look first at...

Director Who Helped Herself Faces Music

It is hardly surprising that directors of companies that face insolvency often wish to recoup...

Court of Appeal Uses Real World Valuation Principles

An empty office block in Blackpool was given a rateable value (RV) of £490,000 by the local...

Perceived Disability Discrimination

Under the Equality Act 2010 , direct discrimination occurs when the reason for a person being...

Incomplete Partnership Arrangements Lead to Court Appearance

When new partners are being introduced into a partnership, it is wise to finalise the arrangements...

Incorrect Procedure Stymies Landlord

It is unusual when a case raises two different but significant points. A recent case dealt with...

Video Surveillance at Work

Two recent decisions of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) have looked at a worker's right...

Copyright Law Still Applies on the Web

The idea that the Internet is a free-for-all is nothing more than a persistent myth and the...

Refusal to Cooperate Spells Trouble

Being made bankrupt is never a welcome experience, but failing to comply with reasonable requests...

Gender Pay Gap Reporting - A Reminder

Whilst the BBC has recently headlined the news on the topic of differences in pay between male and...

In Principle Planning Permission

One of the bugbears of UK planning law has always been that a lot of work has to be done before a...

Serving Companies with Legal Documents - High Court Guidance

Although companies are independent entities in law, they can only act through natural persons and...

Veteran Car Salesman Wins Damages for TUPE Breach

The Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE) apply to any...

Property Rights Wrangle Ends Up in Court

Dense tangles of rights of way, easements and other property rights are inevitable in the rabbit...

New National Minimum Wage Rates

The draft National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Regulations 2018 were published on 6 February and...

Pre-Trial Skirmishing Can Be as Important as the Main Event

In commercial litigation, many of the most important battles are fought before the trial even...

Absolute Discretion Has Limits

Construction disputes are a rich source of argument in the courts, and where the contract affords...

E-Signature Consultation

Under the Law Commissions Act 1965 , the Law Commission is required to submit programmes of law...
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