Articles - DAC Beachcroft

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February 2014

Banking & Finance Disputes Journal - February 2014

Banking & Finance Disputes Journal - February 2014

The Bank of England has announced that it is calling in external lawyers to take part in an investigation into claims that its officials have indirect ...

Housbuilder Top Tip: Severe Flood Warning - February 2014

Housbuilder Top Tip: Severe Flood Warning - February 2014

With unprecedented levels of rainfall causing widespread flooding across the country, it is inevitable that plot purchasers, mortgagees and insurers w ...

Real Estate Adviser Alert: Game Set and Match

Real Estate Adviser Alert: Game Set and Match

Landlords, tenants and administrators should all welcome the decision delivered by the Court of Appeal on Monday this week regarding the administratio ...

Catastrophic Injury Quarterly Review: Fourth Edition

Catastrophic Injury Quarterly Review: Fourth Edition

Welcome to the fourth edition of our Catastrophic Injury Quarterly Review. With the Government still looking at the discount rate we look at some rece ...

Pre-Inquest Review Hearings: Chief Coroner good practice recommendations - February 2014

Pre-Inquest Review Hearings: Chief Coroner good practice recommendations - February 2014

The Chief Coroner, HH Judge Peter Thornton QC has recommended that Coroners should ensure all interested persons, particularly bereaved families, have ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Guarantors - Keep ‘em Close

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Guarantors - Keep ‘em Close

In June last year, we advised that the High Court found that a guarantor of a lease was discharged in full after the landlord and the tenant, but not ...

Health Adviser: Mental capacity, serious medical treatment

Health Adviser: Mental capacity, serious medical treatment

The Trust applied to the Court for a declaration that JB lacked capacity to make a decision about serious medical treatment (amputation of part of her ...

Health Construction Brief – February 2014

Health Construction Brief – February 2014

In this Alert we provide you with a mix of information affecting you as procurers of construction and facilities management, from potential energy sav ...

The Hire Way: First Edition - February 2014

The Hire Way: First Edition - February 2014

Welcome to the first edition of the 'Hire Way'; DAC Beachcroft's new quarterly credit hire newsletter.

Beware! Is the Cabinet Office spot-checking your procurement?

Beware! Is the Cabinet Office spot-checking your procurement?

In its procurement policy note of 6 February 2014, (PPN 02/14) the Cabinet Office announced that it has now extended its existing "Mystery Shopper" sc ...