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Witness Statements – sticking to the facts

Changes have been made to the rules governing witness statements over the past 12 months. These changes aim to make the process of preparing witness evidence more open and to ensure that the witness statement is a personal account of…

Vicarious liability – A sigh of relief

In WM Morrison Supermarkets plc v Various Claimants the Supreme Court was required to address the following question: If an employee steals the payroll data of his employer’s staff and publishes it online in a vendetta against his employer, should his…

Storing cookies requires internet users’ active consent

“Storing cookies requires internet users’ active consent. A pre-tick box is therefore insufficient.” So begins the CJEU’s press release in respect of the Court’s judgment in the Planet49 case (C-673/17). Whilst publication of the English language judgment is awaited the…