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Court of Appeal confirms Ivey test for Dishonesty is correct and clarifies the English Court’s approach to rules of precedent

Court of Appeal confirms Ivey test for Dishonesty is correct and clarifies the English Court’s approach to rules of precedent

An important decision for the determination of offences involving dishonesty and of note for international parties involved in litigation in England. ...

UK Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill

UK Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill

On 20 May 2020, the Government introduced the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill in Parliament. The Bill is a much awaited development following ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week: S2 – as relevant as ever!

Real Estate Tip of the Week: S2 – as relevant as ever!

While new law is, perhaps, taking the limelight in the current Covid related economic climate, one particular law is as relevant as ever as parties se ...

HO v ADELEKUN II – claimant denied licence to litigate without risk by Court of Appeal

HO v ADELEKUN II – claimant denied licence to litigate without risk by Court of Appeal

The pitfalls surrounding ‘Qualified One-Way Costs Shifting’ and costs off-setting were once again highlighted in the case of Ho v Adelekun. What are t ...

Duval -v- 11-13 Randolph Crescent Ltd: Beware of Granting Consents in Residential Blocks

Duval -v- 11-13 Randolph Crescent Ltd: Beware of Granting Consents in Residential Blocks

The Supreme Court has handed down judgment in this recent case, which has made significant waves in the world of residential management.  The judgment ...

Temperature testing in the workplace

Temperature testing in the workplace

Many employers are implementing some form of testing regime for its employees as part of their ‘COVID-secure’ return to work plans. In our latest aler ...

What can we take from the Data Protection Commission’s first fine?

What can we take from the Data Protection Commission’s first fine?

The child and family agency, Tusla, has become the first organisation in Ireland to be fined by the Data Protection Commission (the “DPC”) for breache ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Covid-19 Lease Considerations

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Covid-19 Lease Considerations

As the UK’s lockdown continues, many landlords and tenants are actively engaged in negotiations around the variation of, or concessions relating to, t ...

“Cynical Conduct with Mischievous Intent”? Indemnity Costs Will Follow

“Cynical Conduct with Mischievous Intent”? Indemnity Costs Will Follow

This is the third written decision to arise out of the Tribunal reference; EE v Meyrick [2020] UKUT 0105 (LC) (“Meyrick”). It is perhaps the most powe ...

No Nit-picking! DAC Beachcroft Success at the High Court, gives Clarity to ‘Imperfect’ BHR Evidence

No Nit-picking! DAC Beachcroft Success at the High Court, gives Clarity to ‘Imperfect’ BHR Evidence

On 13th May 2020, DAC Beachcroft together with Steven Turner of Parklane Plowden, successfully defended an appeal held in the High Court on the matter ...