- Litigation / Dispute Resolution (386)
- Company/Commercial (244)
- Real Estate (149)
- Employment (145)
- Intellectual Property (138)
- Regulatory and compliance (138)
- Banking / Finance (101)
- Corporate (99)
- Public Sector/Local Authority (93)
- Energy (84)
- Financial services (70)
- Environment (67)
- In-House (59)
- Competition/EU (57)
- Planning (57)
- Insolvency & restructuring (50)
- Pensions (39)
- Media/Entertainment/Sport (38)
- Information Technology (37)
- Construction (36)
- Tax (32)
- Crime (25)
- Funds (19)
- Professional Indemnity/Negligence (19)
- Healthcare (16)
- Insurance/reinsurance (16)
- Family (13)
- PPP/PFI/Commercial projects (12)
- Commodities (10)
- Human Rights (10)
- Personal tax / Trusts (10)
- Telecoms (10)
- Business Tax (8)
- Charities (8)
- Pharma/Biotech (8)
- Immigration (7)
- Other (6)
- Privacy and reputation (5)
- Private Equity (5)
- Transport (Including aviation and shipping) (5)
- Clinical/Medical Negligence (4)
- Personal Injury (4)
- Private Client (3)
- Agriculture (2)
- Consumer/Retail (2)
- Licensing/Gaming/Betting (1)
Also, alternatives to an agreed contract must make commercial sense.
More cost for lenders but it is to be hoped that changes will continue downward trend in arrears and repossessions.
Changes to insolvency rules download
Principal insolvency-related changes introduced by the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 (the Act).
The concurrent squeeze on legal aid and increase in court fees means that, more than ever before, many individuals are representing themselves in court.
Competition and Markets Authority sets out areas of strategic focus for the coming year.
Rreviewing the issues that rights to light disputes cause developers and landowners alike.
The Consumer Rights Act 2015 makes a number of changes to the existing regime.
Reforms are part of an attempt to tackle what the government regards as a ‘problem’ of high numbers of expensive and spurious judicial review claims.
The Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (Fines on Summary Conviction) Regulations 2015 came into force on 12 March this year.
There remain some users that ignore social and workplace etiquette online. Such ignorance, whether intentional or not, can cause problems for businesses.
In commercial disputes, parties often place substantial reliance on documents to prove their claim. Walker Morris sets out a short overview of disclosure for those not familiar with the process.
The Financial Conduct Authority has formally launched its investment and corporate banking market study and published the terms of reference.
In a case that will be of interest to employers, the Court of Appeal has held that a global insurance broker was entitled to interim injunctive relief to prevent a competitor from taking steps to attract its staff.
Walker Morris’ planning and environment team provide a brief overview of several of the Bills proposed.
The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled that the one-off provision of incorrect information to a consumer is a ‘misleading commercial practice’.
From 1 October this year, landlords who let English properties will have to be wary of a change to the law introduced by the Deregulation Act 2015.
Landlords must protect tenants’ deposits and provide tenants with prescribed information, regardless of when the tenancy commenced and when the deposit was received.
In the Yam Seng case, the court was willing to imply a duty of good faith to give business efficacy to a commercial contract. Since that case, the law has been somewhat uncertain.
The Commercial Court has served a salutary reminder that parties should not become complacent towards the close of contractual negotiations.
The Supreme Court has recently considered the illegality defence and concluded this legal principle has become incoherent.