Kath Livingston is a partner based in our Manchester office. She advises a diverse range of clients, from large global businesses and plcs to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and entrepeneurs, in relation to their business disputes.
Livingston’s core practice areas include contract disputes; business disputes; shareholder, joint venture and agency disputes; negligence claims against professionals; commercial fraud; and disputes arising out of corporate deals including warranty claims.
She has many years’ experience of pursuing claims, including claims for injunctive relief, through the courts and via arbitration, and of resolving disputes via negotiation and ADR processes such as mediation. She also has niche expertise in defamation and privacy law and advises clients in relation to reputation/brand protection strategies, their dealings with the media, trade libel, internet defamation and website shutdowns.
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Briefings from Shoosmiths
A developer can commit the offence of ‘knowingly permitting’ the deposit of waste by its contractor, despite having no knowledge that the deposit was in breach of an environmental permit.
The case of Hershaw and ors v Sheffield City Council is a reminder to employers to be careful about how and what they communicate to their employees.
Analysis from The Lawyer
Compliance and corporate governance codes for large financial institutions will undoubtedly include provisions to regulate high pay in the future
There’s more to the ABS model than attracting the man in the street and procuring external investment. Partners at the big corporate firms, take note…