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New residential landlords need to re-register deposit

By Georgina Kenny, Lucy Shepherd A recent case has held that a change of landlord triggered the requirement for new deposit information to be given to residential tenants. This case applies to assured shorthold tenancies (AST) which are a type of residential tenancy with minimal security of tenure. A landlord can terminate an AST on […]

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Warning to employers of the financial cost of discrimination

By Antonia Blackwell The Employment Appeal Tribunal has recently declared that a one-off act of discrimination can fall into the middle band of injury to feelings award, significantly increasing the potential financial exposure to employers. Compensation for acts of discrimination Where an employee brings a successful claim of discrimination to the Employment Tribunal can make […]

Principles of transferred loss

By Ian Yule Last month the newspapers carried remarkable images from space of a black hole. In legal circles, sadly, the term has a more prosaic meaning. It is sometimes used in a scenario where, for example, a contractor has carried out defective work, but someone other than the employer has paid for the repair […]

LIBOR no more: Effects on lender and borrower arrangements

LIBOR (the London Inter-bank Offered Rate) will cease to be available from the end of 2021. Here we look at some of the implications for lenders and borrowers. The normal rate on which corporate lending and leasing (and some other facilities’) interest is currently based is LIBOR, which provides forward-looking rates that are applied to […]

Should employers equalise shared parental pay with maternity pay?

By Alex Lloyd In a judgment which will reassure many employers, two male employees, who argued that their respective employers’ failure to pay enhanced shared parental leave was an act of sex discrimination, have had their claims dismissed by the Court of Appeal. What the law says Provided certain eligibility criteria are met, an employee […]

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Geoff Gray Inquest: Coroner returns a conclusion of ‘suicide’

By Rebecca de Hoest The long-running second inquest into the death of Private Geoff Gray at Deepcut Barracks ended yesterday when HH Peter Rook QC[1] returned a conclusion of suicide. Geoff was only 17 years old when he was found dead from gunshot wounds in the grounds of the Officers’ Mess at approximately 01.10 hours […]

Webinar: Manage DSAR challenges through workflow optimisation and automation

When: June 25, 2019 | 4pm London/BST When the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect on 25 May 2018, it eliminated the cost barrier for an individual to submit a Data Subject Access Request (DSAR), potentially increasing the burden on organisations required to provide the results, and all in a tighter timeline. This […]

Legal Design Thinking Breakfast – New York

Date: Wednesday 10th JulyTime: 8.30 – 10.00amVenue: Cafe CentroThe use of automation and self-service applications is becoming a popular choice for legal departments today but how do you go about implementing these tools in your organisation? Where do you begin and what should the process look like? Join Neota Logic and your peers for an informative breakfast roundtable session at Hawksmoor where you […]

Predictive coding in eDisclosure – what is it and how to use it

Predictive coding is frequently suggested as a way to empower legal teams and other subject matter experts to focus their time on the details that are core to the case. What is sometimes unclear for those receiving these suggestions, however, is how predictive coding actually works, or how it can be used e ectively in […]

Geoff Gray Inquest: PFD report directed at the Chief Coroner

In what must be a coronial first an assistant coroner has issued a ‘PFD report’ directed at the Chief Coroner suggesting he may be able to take action himself to prevent future deaths by issuing guidance to coroners regarding post-mortem investigations after shooting cases. On 20 June 2019 HH Peter Rook QC concluded the second […]

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