In 2018 Lord Lloyd Jones stated that for ‘the first time since the age of the Tudors it has once again become meaningful to speak of Welsh law as a living system of law.’ This is thanks to legislation gifting primary…
Litigation and dispute resolution
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- Committee on codification: Developments in devolution
- Viagogo agrees to ‘overhaul’ its site following legal proceedings brought by the Competition and Markets Authority
- Brexit: European Medicines Agency’s frustration
- Unexplained Wealth Orders - A presumption of guilt?
- ‘Persons unknown’ freezing orders – Extending the ‘procedural armoury’ of English courts
- Tesco Personal Finance Plc fined £16.4m by FCA for handling of high profile cyber-attack
- Criminal liability in the corporate boardroom - Tidal wave or trickle?
- Congratulations and Celebrations to Sir Cliff in High Court Privacy Success
- Sir Cliff’s victory: Why registrants with the General Dental Council should care
- Subject access requests for mixed personal data
- CJEU hands down an important decision on web tracking cookies
- High Court rejects trustees’ 'hopeless arguments' against disclosing information to trust beneficiaries
- 'Thoroughly dishonest' clinical negligence claimant risks imprisonment
- GDPR - What happens after 25 May?
- Social media - Defamation and regulation
- Government commitment to personal injury reform
- Care homes briefing 178 - Guidance for witnesses attending court
- YouTube star receives substantial damages in 'revenge porn' litigation
- No special treatment for litigants in person
- Unexplained wealth orders – Effective weapon or window dressing?
- FCA failing to clamp down on insider trading
- Landmark judgment in support of testamentary freedom - Ilott v Blue Cross & Others
- No right to bring Inheritance Act claim on behalf of deceased claimant
- The perils of an outdated will
- Principle of mutual wills trumps widow’s 13 wills
- Radiohead deny bringing an action against Lana Del Ray for copyright infringement – but what is copyright?
- Nowak v Data Protection Commissioner
- Morrisons data leak: Supermarket liable for data breach by disgruntled staff member
- Challenging the validity of a trade mark: Caspian Pizza v Shah
- Dr Michalak and the GMC - Individuals can bring discrimination claims against their regulators in the Employment Tribunal
- GP partnership disputes - Cheema v Jones
- Corporate crime update - What your business needs to know
- Ghosh-busters! Supreme Court overhauls criminal test for dishonesty
- Supreme Court unanimously allows the charities’ appeal in Ilott v The Blue Cross & Others
- Rolls-Royce agrees to settle bribery and corruption claims in largest ever Deferred Prosecution Agreement
- Case study: Allegations of VAT fraud by the HMRC
- What is arbitration?
- Retention of title
- The opening gambit: your communication strategy
- Ten year inheritance dispute to be determined in UK Supreme Court
- Was Tom Hayes’ conviction a watershed moment for the Serious Fraud Office?
- The pitfalls of internal corporate investigations
- The devastating consequences of variations in health and safety issues
- Serious Fraud Office – a new dawn?
- Manage, don't eliminate, risk
- DIY justice: are private prosecutions the future?
- SFO faces fresh attempt at NCA merger
- How to prepare for a dawn raid
- The SRA Suitability Test - COLP and COFA appeals
- SRA Investigations - Why can't the SRA adopt a policy on time extensions? (September 2012)
- Litigation and education
- Domestic Arbitration – time to reassert the benefits?
- My Expert – Should I allow him to go “Hot Tubbing”?
- Phone Hacking - the law not the news
- The Perils of Part 36 of the Civil Procedure Rules
- Jones v. Kaney  UKSC 13 Expert evidence … and should every wrong have a remedy?
- The Without Prejudice Rule and the many exceptions to it
- The problem of costs in construction litigation
- Enforcement of a Judgment
One of the UK’s largest ticket re-selling sites, Viagogo, has reached a major settlement with the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) on the eve of a widely anticipated court battle. The settlement is founded on Viagogo agreeing to a ‘comprehensive…
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) is an anchor tenant in Canary Wharf. In 2011, EMA entered a 25-year lease for its London headquarters with the Canary Wharf Group. It is understood that EMA is required to pay rent of approximately…
The individual who was made the subject of the UK’s first Unexplained Wealth Order (UWO) in February this year has been named as Zamira Hajiyeva. She is the wife of Jahangir Hajiyev, the former chairman of the International Bank of…
In October 2017 an English company, CMOC, discovered that it had been the victim of business email compromise fraud. Once hackers had obtained access to the company’s email system they sent multiple prompts to its bank, the Bank of China,…
Earlier this week, the FCA imposed a fine on Tesco Personal Finance Plc (‘Tesco Bank’) in the amount of £16.4 million, pursuant to section 206 of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000, as the result of its handling of…
The corporate world can be a ‘double-edged sword’. On the one hand, there are a number of different ways in which commerce is conducted, meaning that opportunities to conduct business are available and varied like never before. Conversely, due to…
Sir Cliff Richard has been awarded damages of £210,000 after the High Court ruled on 18 July 2018 that the BBC’s coverage of a police investigation into alleged sexual offences involving a minor was a breach of Sir Cliff’s privacy. Background In…
At the heart of the judgment in Richard v BBC lies the significant determination that “as a matter of general principle, a suspect has a reasonable expectation of privacy in relation to a police investigation”. The Court recognised the significant reputational…
DR B v The General Medical Council  EWCA CIV 4197 Background In proceedings before the High Court the Registrant, Dr B, had successfully challenged the General Medical Council’s (GMC) decision to disclose to P, the patient complainant, an expert report in…