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Changes have the potential to affect how developments moderate their impact through the use of Section 106 obligations.
This is the last of three articles discussing changes in the law applying to the termination of assured shorthold tenancies (ASTs).
The aim of the act is to stop people being deterred from participating in socially useful activities due to worries about liability (although one peer said its text ‘would barely muster a pass in GCSE legal studies’).
The unilateral actions of one landlord could spark a chain of events that determines the entire lease...
A quarter of all road traffic incidents involve people driving as part of their work, and taking work-related road risk seriously is a legal requirement.
Article includes practical points that may help insurers.
Shoosmiths has recruiting an established real estate partner in the East Midlands. Ellis Gardner-Browne has over 16 years’ experience working for major UK city law firms.
Under the Recast Brussels Regulation it is easier, quicker and cheaper to enforce EU judgments in England and Wales.
On 5 April the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills issued new technical guidance for employers on changes to statutory adoption leave and pay.
Use of illegal substances and alcohol dependency can be an issue which employers need to deal with in the workplace. We consider the possible problems and how to avoid the pitfalls.
The extent to which the tenant of a commercial property requires to maintain and repair the premises will invariably be regulated by the terms of the written lease.
In our increasingly complex world information security and data misuse is under ever greater scrutiny. One cannot help but wonder if this spike in awareness is a sign of things to come.
In March significant increases in the cost of issuing proceedings for money claims came into force. It is likely that claims of mid- to high-value will be most affected.
Employers should review contracts, commission schemes and holiday pay processes to ensure they are compliant with the new requirements.
A party to a dispute must put itself in the best possible position to maximise costs recovery.
As the economy improves, increased competitor activity and team or individual moves are inevitable.
The private equity team at Shoosmiths has advised funds managed by Palatine Private Equity on the management buyout of Gusto Restaurants and Bars.
The recent IBM judgment provides a reminder to employers to stick to their core values or face potential claims that they have breached the implied duty of trust and confidence.
Shoosmiths’ Edinburgh team has capped recent successes with a win for the private client team at the Scottish Legal Awards 2014.
Shoosmiths’ Kath Livingston, who joined 36,000 others pounding the streets in the London Marathon on Sunday, ponders whether litigation is a marathon or a sprint.