Articles - DAC Beachcroft

Articles

August 2019

Consultation Update

Consultation Update

Government responds to two consultations and issues four more restrictive covenants  

Solicitors' Risk in Brief - August 2019

Solicitors' Risk in Brief - August 2019

     Regulatory Indemnity Insurance and the Regulatory Revolution The SRA Handbook came into force 6 October 2011, introducing a new Code of ...

Indemnity Insurance and the Regulatory Revolution

Indemnity Insurance and the Regulatory Revolution

The SRA Handbook came into force 6 October 2011, introducing a new Code of Conduct that was in part prompted by the advent of alternative business str ...

Anti-money laundering update

Anti-money laundering update

Anyone following the SRA’s social media accounts will know that preventing money laundering is a hot topic for the Regulator. Its #staySHARP campaign, ...

Dreamvar continued: changes made to the Law Society Code for Completion by Post

Dreamvar continued: changes made to the Law Society Code for Completion by Post

As of 1 May 2019, a new Code for Completion by Post has been implemented by the Law Society in light of last year’s decision in Dreamvar (UK) Ltd v Mi ...

Service of Proceedings: Is there a duty to correct your opponent’s mistake

Service of Proceedings: Is there a duty to correct your opponent’s mistake

In Woodward & another v Phoenix Healthcare Distribution Ltd1 the Court of Appeal applied the Supreme Court’s decision in Barton2 and found that th ...

Notification of circumstances – clarification from the Court of Appeal Euro Pools Plc v Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Plc [2019] EWCA Civ 808

Notification of circumstances – clarification from the Court of Appeal Euro Pools Plc v Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Plc [2019] EWCA Civ 808

The Court of Appeal has examined a notification of circumstances which “might reasonably be expected to produce a Claim” in its recent decision in Eur ...

Date of Knowledge Clarification - UK Insurance Ltd v (1) Carillion Specialist Services Ltd (2) Construction Auditing Services Ltd [2019] EWHC 1588 (TCC)

Date of Knowledge Clarification - UK Insurance Ltd v (1) Carillion Specialist Services Ltd (2) Construction Auditing Services Ltd [2019] EWHC 1588 (TCC)

UK Insurance Ltd v (1) Carillion Specialist Services Ltd (2) Construction Auditing Services Ltd [2019] EWHC 1588 (TCC)

NHS Pension Scheme: hope in sight for workforce issues?

NHS Pension Scheme: hope in sight for workforce issues?

The government has just announced new proposals to help senior clinicians take on additional work without breaching the annual allowance tax threshold ...

Access to Court Documents – Supreme Court confirms principles, raises issues

Access to Court Documents – Supreme Court confirms principles, raises issues

The Supreme Court has confirmed the principles governing whether a non-party can obtain documents from the court file – and to what documents a non-pa ...