Articles - DAC Beachcroft

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August 2017

Professional Duties (scope), Experts (parameters) & Attribution of Risk

Professional Duties (scope), Experts (parameters) & Attribution of Risk

The recent decision of (1) The Governors and Company of the Bank of Ireland (2) Bank of Ireland (UK) plc -v- Watts Group plc [2017] EWHC 1667 (TCC) sh ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week: The Best of Intentions

Real Estate Tip of the Week: The Best of Intentions

Where a lease is protected by the security of tenure provisions of the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954, the tenant is entitled to apply for a new tenan ...

Protocol Dictates

Protocol Dictates

There is a number of options open to a landlord when a tenant falls into arrears. One option is to issue debt proceedings. From 1 October 2017 a new P ...

Here's your chance to shape the way the Post Brexit immigration system should look: MAC call for evidence

Here's your chance to shape the way the Post Brexit immigration system should look: MAC call for evidence

The Government's advisers on migration, the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC), are inviting employers, businesses and various other interested partie ...

Future Cities - Retail Focus: autonomous vehicles

Future Cities - Retail Focus: autonomous vehicles

Autonomous vehicles could mean easier and cheaper travel for more people, with the opportunity to travel further to destinations of their choice. This ...

Case comment: Andrews v South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Case comment: Andrews v South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

A Claimant was ordered to pay the Defendant's costs of dealing with an application to extend time for service of proceedings, in circumstances where t ...

Failure to obtain informed consent does not give rise to a separate right to damages

Failure to obtain informed consent does not give rise to a separate right to damages

In a significant recent decision, the Court of Appeal has unanimously confirmed that a failure to obtain informed consent does not give rise to a dist ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Landlord's notices and the dangers of 'or'

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Landlord's notices and the dangers of 'or'

The exotically titled Grimes v The Trustees of the Essex Farmers & Union Hunt [2017] has provided a salutary reminder of potential pitfalls which ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Protocol Dictates

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Protocol Dictates

As discussed in our previous tip of the week Back to Black, there are a number of options open to a landlord when a tenant falls into arrears. One opt ...

Overseas visitor charges: Are you ready for the latest changes?

Overseas visitor charges: Are you ready for the latest changes?

A number of important changes are imminent in relation to overseas visitor charges. Some of the changes come into effect from 21 August and others - i ...