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October 2019

Is limitation still arguable in historic abuse claims?

Is limitation still arguable in historic abuse claims?

Following the recent court judgement in Dunn v Durham County Council, we look at whether a limitation defence may defeat a claim for historic abuse an ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week - A Grave Matter

Real Estate Tip of the Week - A Grave Matter

Landlords who are developing within the vicinity of a disused burial ground should be aware of the law surrounding the treatment of long buried human ...

Housebuilder Top Tip: Get Off My Land – why the lease/licence distinction matters

Housebuilder Top Tip: Get Off My Land – why the lease/licence distinction matters

We are often asked to advise on the prospects for and timing of the obtaining of vacant possession of occupied development land. The nature of the occ ...

Connectivity: The Edge

Connectivity: The Edge

Tim Ryan is a Partner and Head of Technology at international law firm DAC Beachcroft. In a series of viewpoints on technological connectivity, he con ...

Chile, Bolivia and Ecuador: What insurers should know

Chile, Bolivia and Ecuador: What insurers should know

In recent weeks the LATAM region has experienced crises which will impact insurance coverage in the region:   Chile Protests in Chile began over ...

Key Considerations for Technology Customers

Key Considerations for Technology Customers

DACB’s technology lawyers support their clients from a wide range of sectors with complex tech sourcing deals. In this two part series, Aneeqa Kisil e ...

What Happens to Personal Injury Claims when the Defendant becomes Insolvent?

What Happens to Personal Injury Claims when the Defendant becomes Insolvent?

Whilst the collapse of large firms such as Carillion and Thomas Cook have filled headlines for obvious reasons, it is worth taking a moment to conside ...

How MedTech can strengthen the patient-doctor relationship

How MedTech can strengthen the patient-doctor relationship

The drive to transform healthcare services enhanced by technology has, at its heart, a very human aim: to enable clinicians to strengthen the patient- ...

PropTech and Sustainability

PropTech and Sustainability

When people think about climate change, images of heavily polluted skies above major cities or of sea turtles swimming amongst plastic bottles often c ...

Extinction Rebellion Collateral Damage

Extinction Rebellion Collateral Damage

Extinction Rebellion's aim is to “non-violently disrupt the government…target corporations, ministries and infrastructure that maintain our toxic syst ...