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Consultation on two new consumer credit policies

By Rob Aberdein Following on from the recent budget, HM Treasury has published a consultation on two new consumer credit policies. The consultation builds upon the Government’s call for evidence which was concluded in January 2018 and on existing successful practice in the Scottish Debt Arrangement Scheme (DAS).  The consultation offers businesses and organisations on both […]

Application of QOCS to defendants counterclaiming in personal injury

By Rebecca Livesey In County Courts around the country over the past year, it has become ‘fashionable’ to argue over the meaning of the word “proceedings” in CPR r.44.13. The essential question is whether a Defendant, by virtue of bringing a counterclaim including personal injury, is afforded QOCS protection against the Claimant such that any orders […]

One rating assessment to be applied to neighbouring floors occupied by same business

By Matthew Forrest Businesses operating across different floors of a building, or other separate but neighbouring units, are now more likely to have their premises assessed together for business rates. The Rating (Property in Common Occupation) and Council Tax (Empty Dwellings) Act 2018 came into force on 1 November 2018.  The Act delivers on the […]

Austria adopts new environmental package

By Sandra Kasper, Philipp Strondl  On 25 October 2018 Parliament adopted a new comprehensive environmental package comprising: the Aarhus Participation Act; an amendment to the Environmental Impact Assessment Act; and an amendment to the Federal Environmental Liability Act.

Blog – Childbirth and primary victim claims for mothers

By John de Bono This is the clear takeaway from Whipple J’s powerfully reasoned judgment in YAH v. Medway Foundation Trust, judgment 5th November 2018. The facts are typical of many cerebral palsy cases. The Claimant’s daughter was born after a negligent delay in intervention in the face of signs of fetal distress. The Claimant […]

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Technology and Sourcing News — June 2013

DLA Piper has released the June 2013 edition of its Technology and Sourcing News (UK). This issue includes: EPO and IEEE Standards Association announce renewed co-operation; vice-president of the European Commission signals end of roaming charges; and the impact of the Jackson Reforms for IT litigation… If you are registered and logged in to the […]

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Slapdown for Treasury shows court subtly shifting the ground on accountability of public bodies The Supreme Court judgments in Bank Mellat v HM Treasury illustrate how far the courts have come in fashioning robust and flexible public law principles by which to hold public bodies to account. Bank Mellat, a large Iranian bank, challenged an […]

DLA Piper hires Krista Donahue Drobac as policy adviser in the Washington DC office

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Revealed at last: details of the Legal Education and Training Review

Law schools need to give prospective solicitors a stronger dose of commercial nous so they can cope with alternative business structures (ABS) and the evolving structure of the legal profession, says a long-delayed report into education and training released today (25 June). The recommendations follow controversial remarks from the boss of the solicitors’ trade union […]

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