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November 2015

London Corporate Deals 2015

London Corporate Deals 2015

DAC Beachcroft's London Corporate team advised on more than 40 completed deals this year, with an aggregate value of over £0.75bn. These were in a wid ...

Does historic knowledge of pleural plaques give a limitation defence in asbestos-related claims

Does historic knowledge of pleural plaques give a limitation defence in asbestos-related claims

Whilst personal injury claims for pleural plaques alone have not been actionable in England and Wales since the House of Lords's decision in Johnson v ...

Vicarious Liability - is a football club responsible for dressing room assaults?

Vicarious Liability - is a football club responsible for dressing room assaults?

The liability of a professional football club for the actions of its players was considered in the High Court decision in GB v Stoke City Football Clu ...

Understanding the barriers to innovation

Understanding the barriers to innovation

Two-thirds of NHS leaders believe there is not sufficient local leadership capacity to deliver the new models of care within the NHS Five Year Forward ...

Junior Doctor Strike Ballot: What you need to know

Junior Doctor Strike Ballot: What you need to know

As you know, NHS Employers made a new offer to junior doctors yesterday. The BMA described this offer as "fundamentally flawed". The BMA has made clea ...

DAC Beachcroft's Counter Fraud Team scoop top award at Post Insurance Fraud Awards

DAC Beachcroft's Counter Fraud Team scoop top award at Post Insurance Fraud Awards

Our Counter Fraud Team was named Fraud Investigation Team of the Year (Independent) at the 2015 Post Insurance Fraud Awards, the insurance industry's ...

Guide to the Conduct of Cases involving serious injury

Guide to the Conduct of Cases involving serious injury

The Serious Injury Guide is intended to be published on a dedicated website on 12 October, providing a code of conduct for the handling of high value ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Sending out an Ethos

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Sending out an Ethos

The Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme introduced a requirement for all 'large undertakings' (assessed as at 31 December 2014) to carry out a comprehen ...

TUPE: Hazards in procurement

TUPE: Hazards in procurement

In this briefing we look at the various issues which you may encounter (whether as a commissioner or provider) when services are outsourced, tendered ...

Modern Slavery Act 2015: The Who, What, Why, Where and When

Modern Slavery Act 2015: The Who, What, Why, Where and When

The Modern Slavery Act 2015 came into force on 29 October 2015 aimed at tackling the global problem of slavery and human trafficking. The government c ...