Articles - DAC Beachcroft

Articles by Charlotte Shakespeare

Welcome

Welcome

The events of the last 12 months have provided clear illustrations of the critical uncertainties we discussed in last year’s report that are difficult ...

Developments: Legislation

Developments: Legislation

Automated and Electric Vehicles BillThe eagerly anticipated Modern Transport Bill announced in the Queen’s Speech in May 2016 finally appeared in Febr ...

Developments: Cases

Developments: Cases

AIG Europe Limited v Woodman and othersSupreme Court – first reported case on aggregation wording in the solicitors’ minimum terms and conditions The ...

Developments: Other developments

Developments: Other developments

Corporate liability for economic crime consultation In early 2017, the Ministry of Justice called for evidence on the need for reform of corporate lia ...

Developments: Procedure, costs and funding

Developments: Procedure, costs and funding

The stand-out development in the last 12 months has been the Lord Chancellor’s announcement in September 2016 that the fixed recoverable costs regime ...

Developments: Legislation

Developments: Legislation

Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 These Regulations came into force on 6 April 2015, replacing the 2007 Regulations and bringing s ...

Developments: Cases

Developments: Cases

AIG Europe Ltd v OC320301 LLP (formerly The International Lawm Partnership LLP) & The Law Society (Intervener)Court of Appeal guidance on aggregat ...

Developments: Other developments

Developments: Other developments

Building Information ModellingFrom 4 April 2016, Level 2 Building Information Modelling (BIM) became mandatory on centrally procured government projec ...

Developments: Procedure

Developments: Procedure

The search for the holy grail of access to justice for everyone at proportionate cost continues at a time of budget restraints and a government policy ...

Third Parties (Rights against Insurers) Act 2010: in force from today

Third Parties (Rights against Insurers) Act 2010: in force from today

Replacing the Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act 1930, the 2010 Act removes the need for multiple sets of proceedings by allowing a third par ...