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Walker Morris’s dispute resolution team has been shortlisted at the Yorkshire Legal Awards, in recognition of best practice in a complex and long-running case.
The German Federal Court has delivered a judgment on whether the playing of background music at a dentist’s was a ‘communication to the public’.
The High Court has rejected an appeal against the refusal of an application for registration of the name CANARY WHARF as a trademark.
The Court of Justice of the European Union has delivered a ruling in respect of the distribution right set out in Article 4(1) of the Copyright Directive.
Where the relevant public has a basic knowledge of Arabic, this should be taken into account.
ISP ordered to take measures against its subscribers.
First, ensure leaseholders have been consulted.
…as part of the Government’s grand plan to boost productivity.
The doctrine of undue influence enables a court to intervene to prevent abuse where a relationship exists between two parties with ‘trust and confidence, reliance, dependence or vulnerability on the one hand, and ascendancy, domination or control on the other’.
Also: spouses’ rights, and the meaning of ’acting by the receivers’.
Guidelines for lawyers have been issued in response to increasing numbers of individuals representing themselves in court. Rebecca Courtney explains how the guidelines can help to ensure the smooth running of cases involving litigants in person.
The boom, bust and claim cycle could soon be repeated, sparking a rise in surveyors’ negligence cases. What lessons can be learned?
A windfall win and a warning download
Court will not tolerate opportunistic attempts to capitalise on another’s trivial breach.
Limiting a planning permission download
…and the role of conditions...
Walker Morris sets out some highlights below for those who do not have day-to-day involvement in litigation but like to keep up to date with procedural changes.
Food suppliers are still getting to grips with EU regulations on food labelling so a new ruling is unlikely to be welcome.
Your sponsorship licence may be at risk if you do not keep up with the immigration paperwork. The recent case outlined here serves as a cautionary tale and highlights the need to have tight controls in place.
Service charges are often contentious and two recent cases will be of concern for landlords.
The Court of Appeal has resolved a long-running dispute surrounding the sale and valuation of a founding shareholder’s shares as part of an overall exit strategy.
Conduct risk, in particular, is high on the corporate agenda and in-housers face greater likelihood of scrutiny and punishment, so this report is timely.