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Construction: can a company in liquidation refer a dispute to adjudication?

The Technology and Construction Court (TCC) has delivered a significant judgment in Michael J Lonsdale (Electrical) Ltd v Bresco Electrical Services Ltd (in Liquidation) [2018] EWHC 2043 (TCC) where the company seeking to refer a dispute to adjudication was in liquidation. The substance of the dispute related to the contractor’s claim for payment allegedly due for […]

Overseas companies and UK property – all change in 2021

By Maria Connolly At the end of July, the Draft Registration of Overseas Entities Bill was published. The intention is that, from 2021, overseas entities wanting  to deal in certain UK property will have to register in the overseas entities register (OER). Why will overseas entities have to register?

Hackitt review: Response suggests further extension of the regime

By Adrian Mansbridge As outlined in our previous articles covering what lies ahead for high rise regulation and the proposed ban on flammable cladding the legislative programme to implement the recommendations of the Hackitt review and to address broader concerns is already underway. However, as anticipated, political concerns have already led to these proposals being “beefed up”…

Use of behavioural biometrics brings privacy issues under GDPR

By Alex Towers With cybertheft and data breaches becoming an increasingly common occurrence, the need to rapidly and accurately identify fraud has driven the development of behavioural biometrics as a means to target automated attacks and suspicious transactions. However, for the technology to function, companies must amass libraries of biometric personal data to construct profiles…

Supreme Court rules a ‘right to litigate’ cannot be assigned to a third party

By Rebecca MacCann What happens if you assign your right to litigate to a person or company that is unconnected to the event that creates the right to litigate? In the recent Supreme Court case of SPV Osus Ltd v­ HSBC Institutional Trust Services (Ireland) Limited & Ors [2018] IESC 44, the Supreme Court held […]

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When does custom and practice create a legal entitlement to employment benefits?

By Katy Meves Employees sometimes argue that what the employer considered a discretionary benefit has become a binding term of their employment contract through custom and practice. Common scenarios where disputes of this nature may arise are those where the benefit in question is particularly valuable to the employee, such as an enhanced redundancy payment […]

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Slater & Gordon set to acquire UK’s Fentons as revenue rises 37 per cent globally

Australian listed firm Slater & Gordon has announced a 10 per cent increase in UK turnover and the acquisition of UK personal injury practice, Fentons. Turnover for the firm’s UK arm was A$70.5m (£46.1m) at the end of the 2012/13 financial year, which just beat the target of A$70m set in last year’s annual report […]

Court limits claims by MF Global clients against general estate

Weil Gotshal & Manges has led a successful application to the High Court to clarify the right of clients of MF Global UK to claim money from the general estate of the collapsed broker. On Friday (16 August) Mr Justice David Richards ruled in favour of the bulk of the client money shortfall application, made […]

Ogier creates Local Legal Services team to serve Channel Islands business and individuals

A cross-practice team at Ogier in Jersey and Guernsey has been formalised to create the Ogier Local Legal Services team, which provides pan-island legal services for local Channel Islands businesses and individuals. Services include: competition law; corporate and commercial; employment; commercial property and related services; property finance; regulatory law; estate planning; and litigation. The team […]

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