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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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Hogan Lovells increases trainee pay scales

Hogan Lovells is upping trainee salary bands by £1,000 and allowing junior lawyers to gain a larger pay increase by progressing to the next pay level. In addition, the firm is increasing its newly qualified salary by £1,000, from £60,000 to £61,000. The pay level for first-year trainees has gone up from £37,000 to £38,000, […]

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Despite their playboy tendencies, there must be some kind of deep-seated insecurity gnawing away at the hearts of the City’s high-flying private equity lawyers. Why? Because it seems that they’re incapable of switching firms on their own. One of the biggest lateral moves of last year came when the Ashurst pair of David Arnold and […]

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Episode three of The Apprentice: the contestants are given a list of 10 items to purchase for London’s Savoy Hotel. Episode three and Lord Sugar decides it’s time to mix the teams up, so no more boys against girls. With the candidates charged with tracking down 10 items for London’s soon-to-reopen (at the time of […]

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