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Civil Justice Council report on the impact of COVID-19 on the Civil Justice System published

Civil Justice Council report on the impact of COVID-19 on the Civil Justice System published

The Civil Justice Council has published its report following the review of the impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Civil Justice System.

COVID-19 and coverage for Business Interruption : Comments on the Paris commercial court decision dated February 22nd 2020

COVID-19 and coverage for Business Interruption : Comments on the Paris commercial court decision dated February 22nd 2020

On May 22, 2020, the President of the Paris Commercial Court issued a much-awaited interim Order relating to the dispute between AXA France IARD and M ...

COVID-19 et couverture des pertes d’exploitation : Retour sur l’ordonnance de Référé du 22 mai 2020 du tribunal de commerce de Paris

COVID-19 et couverture des pertes d’exploitation : Retour sur l’ordonnance de Référé du 22 mai 2020 du tribunal de commerce de Paris

Le 22 mai 2020, le Président du Tribunal de commerce de Paris a rendu une ordonnance de référé particulièrement attendue s’agissant du différend oppos ...

Working Safely in Wales during COVID-19: New Guidance and HSE Enforcement

Working Safely in Wales during COVID-19: New Guidance and HSE Enforcement

The guidance available to businesses in relation to safe working practices during the COVID-19 crisis is not only constantly evolving, but different i ...

Interest rate change in personal injury claims

Interest rate change in personal injury claims

With effect from 1 June 2020, the interest rates payable on money held by the Court Funds Office have dropped as a result of the Bank of England’s int ...

Litigating during the pandemic

Litigating during the pandemic

This is the second in a series of risk management alerts for law firms. We have already provided property practitioners with our views on the risks re ...

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 ...

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 ...

Working Safely during COVID-19: New Guidelines and HSE Enforcement

Working Safely during COVID-19: New Guidelines and HSE Enforcement

The government has this week published new ‘COVID-19 secure’ guidelines to help UK businesses to get back up and running whilst ensuring that workplac ...

How has your ‘Business Continuity Plan’ performed during COVID-19?

How has your ‘Business Continuity Plan’ performed during COVID-19?

How well has your Business Continuity Plan performed during this current crisis? We know COVID-19 is currently a one off incident but how many busines ...