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- 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- The perils of an outdated will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
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…
The European Court of Justice (CJEU) has today (5 June 2018) handed down a judgment emphasising that website owners and fan-page administrators must be alert to the privacy implications of third party scripts operating on their websites. These owners and…
The recent High Court case of Lewis v Tamplin serves as a useful reminder to trustees and beneficiaries alike that beneficiaries have a right to receive documents relating to the trust and trustees cannot refuse disclosure lightly. Background to Lewis v Tamplin This…
In a High Court judgment handed down last month the severity of the possible ramifications for bringing dishonest or exaggerated clinical negligence claims were made startlingly apparent. In Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust v Sandip Signh Atwal, the NHS Trust was…
Data has become the most valuable commodity of the digital era. In Europe, the value of the data commodity is thought to be around the €50 billion mark and projections suggest that this figure could rise to €111 billion by 2020. With such…
The media has reported this week that Martin Lewis, founder and chair of Money Saving Expert, has issued High Court proceedings against Facebook, in order to bring a claim for defamation. Mr Lewis’ online blog reports that his claim is based…
The Government has demonstrated its commitment to reforms to the personal injury sector by introducing its Civil Liability Bill. The measures are broadly in line with what has been debated for some time. This includes fixed damages for whiplash claims and…