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2019

Liquidated Damages: A useful tool, but treat with caution...

Liquidated Damages: A useful tool, but treat with caution...

Liquidated damages clauses are a common feature in technology contracts. However, whilst they can be a useful tool, it's important they are treated wi ...

It's All In The Timing: Bringing claims under SPA tax indemnities and W&I insurance - A review of the decision in Minera v Glencore

It's All In The Timing: Bringing claims under SPA tax indemnities and W&I insurance - A review of the decision in Minera v Glencore

In this article, we comment on issues arising in claims for tax losses under SPAs and W&I policies and focus on one of the issues the subject of t ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Beware of Interim Rent Pitfalls

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Beware of Interim Rent Pitfalls

In cases where market rents have fallen below the current passing rent, it is essential for landlords to consider the implications of interim rent whe ...

Split Sites: Divide and Conquer?

Split Sites: Divide and Conquer?

In 2016, Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was, according to Chief Executive Officer Deborah Lee, facing a number of pressures: “Not only ...

Should an organisation be liable for injuries suffered by a volunteer acting contrary to an express instruction?

Should an organisation be liable for injuries suffered by a volunteer acting contrary to an express instruction?

The question of whether an organisation should be liable for injuries suffered by a volunteer, a competent handyman, who fell from a roof and died whi ...

Updates to the ICP contract package

Updates to the ICP contract package

In August 2019, NHS England published updated versions of the ICP contract and support documents package. 

Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 2018 – update on key changes

Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 2018 – update on key changes

Recent legislation on employment terms was heralded as "one of the most significant pieces of employment legislation in a generation".  In practice, i ...

Cost Budgeting in a Living Mesothelioma Case

Cost Budgeting in a Living Mesothelioma Case

Master Thornett makes ruling on living mesothelioma claim and orders that it be subject to cost budgeting.

Real Estate Tip of the Week: To Repair or Improve – What are the Tax Implications?

Real Estate Tip of the Week: To Repair or Improve – What are the Tax Implications?

The concepts of “repairs” and “improvements” are treated differently for tax purposes and so it is important that property owners take this into accou ...

Key developments in Pensions: August 2019

Key developments in Pensions: August 2019

A report detailing recent key developments in Pensions.