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It is common in mortgage fraud for lenders to lose advances where their solicitors are innocently duped by fraudsters.
In the case of serious irregularities in an employer’s disciplinary proceedings against an employee, the employee may be able to seek an injunction preventing the employer from dismissing them.
The Court of Appeal has upheld the EAT’s decision that while the harmonisation of terms post TUPE transfer can be for an ETO reason, it does not entail ‘changes to the workforce’.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has recently clarified two important issues in relation to whistleblowing.
Unambiguous impropriety, without prejudice and dispute identification: EAT decision upholds sanctity of negotiation confidentiality
The judgment in this case provides an excellent overview of the use of without prejudice correspondence and the limitations of the definition ‘unambiguous impropriety’.
On 6 April 2014, the limits on certain Employment Tribunal awards and other amounts payable under employment legislation will increase.
The High Court has dismissed the challenge to the recently imposed fees regime in the Employment Tribunal system, brought by the trade union UNISON.
Court of Appeal decides that the collective redundancy provisions in TULRCA covered the closure of a US military base in UK
The obligation to consult about collective redundancies under section 188 of TULRCA may apply even where they come about due to the strategic decisions of foreign governments.
In July 2013, the EAT held that all the employees made redundant from two insolvent retail businesses were entitled to be collectively consulted, regardless of where they worked.
Landlords have won their appeal to claim unpaid rent for a period that a company is in administration and trading from a property as an expense of the administration.
The government has announced a new planning court and reforms to the judicial review process, both of which are likely to benefit developers.
Parties to litigation need to be aware of the gravity of signing a statement of truth: signing an apparently false statement may lead to proceedings for contempt of court.
This is the latest in Addleshaw Goddard’s series looking at how the courts are implementing the Jackson reforms to civil procedure introduced in April 2013.
Parties to litigation need to consider the risk that their commercially confidential information may be disclosed, either to the other side or to the general public in the course of the litigation.
This article gives a brief overview of new Defamation Act and costs provisions relating to defamation and privacy claims being rewritten.
In Gray v Smith & Others, Mr Justice Cooke determined a dispute involving conflicting proprietary claims to a rare McLaren F1 GTR Longtail.
Addleshaw Goddard has released the January 2014 edition of its Corporate News publication.
It is not generally appropriate for the courts to intervene to remedy minor irregularities in the course of the disciplinary proceedings between employer and employee.
In July 2013, the EAT controversially held that all the employees made redundant from two insolvent retail businesses were entitled to be collectively consulted.
The court of session has confirmed that fixed-term employees dismissed upon expiry of their contracts were dismissed for a ‘reason relating to them as individuals’.