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EU: Your web doctor will see you now – software as a medical device

Patients nowadays have access to an enormous range of medical knowledge through social media, websites and health apps (in combination with wearables). The latter have become increasingly popular in recent years because of their ability to monitor in real time pulse, blood pressure, blood glucose levels and other parameters. Doctors are also intrigued by the […]

Supreme Court upholds ‘no oral variation’ clause

By Emma Davies The Supreme Court’s recent decision in Rock Advertising Ltd v MWB Business Exchange Centres Ltd [2018] UKSC 24 upheld the validity of a clause that limited the parties’ freedom to vary their contract orally. In reversing the Court of Appeal’s decision to find the ‘no oral variation’ or ‘no oral modification (NOM)’ clause binding, […]

Russia’s enduring love for fake luxury and legal action to take

By David Aylen and Elizaveta Osipchuk When reputable social media platforms are involved, rights holders should contact the social media company first and ask it to remove the account. Fortunately, such companies usually collaborate with brand owners as much as possible and take swift measures to block infringing content (usually within three to five days). However, […]

SmartLaw 2.0: expert insights for the future of law

A few years ago we offered SmartLaw: expert insights for the future of law. As expected, the legal industry has continued to evolve and so must SmartLaw in order to equip firms for the future. We still believe the original SmartLaw key concepts of clients, culture and technology are essential to successful firms, but we now must […]

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Goodman Derrick partner presents paper on dispute boards at CIArb conference

Goodman Derrick partner John Wright attended a conference in Penang, Malaysia, in August 2013 run by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) on the subject of ‘Arbitration: Tapping Asia’s Growth’. Wright presented a paper on dispute boards in which he drew on his current and recent experiences of sitting on a number of dispute boards in […]

Case study: John Grimes Partnership Limited v Gubbins

The English Court of Appeal’s recent decision in John Grimes Partnership Limited v Gubbins [2013] EWCA Civ 37 has confirmed that, in certain circumstances, a third party involved in a property development transaction can be held liable for damages suffered by a property developer due to a fall in market values that occurred during a period of […]

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JMW secures £2.5m in banking facility transfer

Manchester-based firm JMW Solicitors has secured £2.5m to invest in future growth by moving its banking facility from Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) to Barclays. Turnover at JMW grew by 13 per cent last year, according to The Lawyer’s UK200 figures, from £13.2m in 2011/12 to £15m in 2012-13. The firm did not disclose a […]

Manches’ merger mayhem

Another financial year, another attempt to reboot financial growth at Manches. This time around the firm wants to expand its London base through a merger with South East firm Penningtons. Revenues have been falling at Manches for a decadeand the firm has tried several times to reverse the trend. Back in 2009 it came close […]

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