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November 2018

Worker Status: Addison Lee taxi drivers are workers

Worker Status: Addison Lee taxi drivers are workers

The EAT has upheld an employment tribunal decision that drivers working for Addison Lee were workers, and not genuinely self-employed contractors.

Housebuilders Monthly Top Tip: Development Agreement declared ineffective by Court of Appeal

Housebuilders Monthly Top Tip: Development Agreement declared ineffective by Court of Appeal

In the recent decision of Faraday Development Ltd v West Berkshire Council (2018), the Court of Appeal made the first declaration of ineffectiveness o ...

Portal claims and contributory negligence: can the argument be raised if the claim's value increases?

Portal claims and contributory negligence: can the argument be raised if the claim's value increases?

Where liability is admitted in a claim commenced within the Pre-Action Protocols for Low Value Personal Injury Claims, and the claim then exits the Lo ...

Low Emission Zones Update

Low Emission Zones Update

We previously issued an alert (published on our website on 11/05/2018) regarding the London-wide Low Emission Zone (LEZ), proposals for an Ultra-Low E ...

A vueltas con el artículo 10.3 de la Ley del Contrato de Seguro: hay vida más allá de los seguros de vida

A vueltas con el artículo 10.3 de la Ley del Contrato de Seguro: hay vida más allá de los seguros de vida

El pasado 15 de mayo de 2018 veía la luz la sentencia de la Audiencia Provincial de Barcelona núm. 216/2018. El pronunciamiento resulta de interés por ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Licence or Lease - Why it matters

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Licence or Lease - Why it matters

A licence is a personal, contractual right to occupy, a lease is a legal interest in land. The question of whether a party occupies under a licence or ...

Subject Access Requests under the GDPR - A webinar

Subject Access Requests under the GDPR - A webinar

Khurram Shamsee and Yassar Lodhi host this webinar of Subject Access Requests under the GDPR.

First declaration of ineffectiveness granted and some clarity on developments at last

First declaration of ineffectiveness granted and some clarity on developments at last

In a landmark decision of the Court of Appeal, the procurement world has seen the first declaration of ineffectiveness made in England and Wales. DAC ...

Pre-Action Disclosure and the Low Value Protocol: what costs are payable?

Pre-Action Disclosure and the Low Value Protocol: what costs are payable?

Where claims commence within the Pre-Action Protocol for Low Value Personal Injury (Employers' Liability and Public Liability) Claims and then exit th ...

Supreme Court Judgment in MM - Clarity at Last?

Supreme Court Judgment in MM - Clarity at Last?

Finally, we now have the Supreme Court conclusion to the long-running issue of conditional discharge and deprivation of liberty. In this briefing, we ...