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Canada: new occupational health and safety act expands scope of employer duties

On June 1, 2018, amendments to Alberta’s Occupational Health and Safety Act came into force, significantly expanding the nature of the health and safety obligations owed by employers and businesses in Alberta. This article focuses on one of the areas in which changes have been made: the expansion of the types of entities that have […]

Use of injunction in modern trespass cases

By Leanne Norton and Lucy Shepherd In two recent cases of trespass, injunctions have been the preferred remedy rather than possession. An injunction is a court order that requires a party to do a specific act, or to refrain from doing a specific act. Injunctions are a discretionary remedy and an interim injunction might be […]

Adjudication watch June 2018: what you need to know

In this latest ‘Adjudication Watch’ our construction team provides updates on significant adjudication decisions: Mailbox (Birmingham) Ltd v Galliford Try Building Ltd (formerly known as Galliford Try Construction Ltd) [2017] Christopher Linnett Ltd and Mr Christopher Linnett v Matthew J Harding [2017] Baldwin and another v J R Pickstock Ltd [2017] Victory House General Partner […]

Messi scores important victory in longrunning EU trademark dispute

The General Court of the European Union ruled that the Barcelona and Argentina football star Lionel Andrés Messi, can register his European Union trade mark (EUTM) application for ‘MESSI’ in classes 3, 9, 14, 16, 25 and 28 (covering a wide range of products including fragrances, jewellery, clothing and sports equipment) notwithstanding an opposition led […]

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Latham & Watkins boosts East Coast presence

Latham & Watkins is strengthening its East Coast securities litigation practice, taking on three new partners. David Brodsky joins the firm’s New York office from Credit Suisse First Boston, where he was managing director and general counsel-Americas. Laurie Smilan has joined the North Virginia office from Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where he was co-managing […]

Charles Russell wins victory for the over 65s

Charles Russell has acted pro bono to win an employment case that could give workers over the age of 65 the right to unfair dismissal payments and redundancy payouts At the moment, people over 65 cannot make unfair dismissal or redundancy claims in employment tribunals. The firm argued that the over-65 cutoff point is indirect […]

Harneys opens London office at 24 Old Buildings

The British Virgin Islands’ (BVI) largest firm Harney Westwood & Riegels has opened an office at London chambers 24 Old Buildings Harneys has a best-friend relationship with the set, which practises business litigation and international trust law. The firm refers most of its large BVI litigation to the chambers.Harneys, which has 150 staff, including 40 […]

Stevens & Bolton goes on hiring spree

South East firm Stevens & Bolton has won partners from Allen & Overy and Middleton Potts, growing its partnership to 22. Corporate finance lawyer Jonathan Porteous (left) joins from A&O, where he was most recently a partner in the Amsterdam office. Howard Lupton (right) joins the commercial property department from Middleton Potts, where he specialised […]

Working time act makes first litigation appearance

The first criminal prosecution under the 1998 Working Time Regulations Act has finally taken place Breckland Council in Norfolk prosecuted Martin’s Newsagents for failing to limit an employee’s hours to an average of 48 per week. Employee Maureen Lumbard, who had worked up to 97 hours a week, was awarded £1,200 compensation. The company was […]

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