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May 2020

Interim rights under the ECC: Further Guidance from the Scottish Lands Tribunal

Interim rights under the ECC: Further Guidance from the Scottish Lands Tribunal

The Lands Tribunal for Scotland has recently published its third decision under the new Electronic Communications Code (ECC), relating to the grant of ...

Housebuilder Top Tip: CIL in a time of COVID

Housebuilder Top Tip: CIL in a time of COVID

In these challenging times, cash conservation is high on the agenda of most businesses.  With housebuilders the payment of a Community Infrastructure ...

NHSE guidance Annex D – guidance on the use of the MHA Code of Practice during the pandemic

NHSE guidance Annex D – guidance on the use of the MHA Code of Practice during the pandemic

This contains guidance in relation to ‘alternative procedures’ during the pandemic. It is important to note that this is the view of NHSE/NHSI/DHSC as ...

NHSE guidance on the application of the MHA during the Covid19 pandemic: Remote assessments and electronic documentation

NHSE guidance on the application of the MHA during the Covid19 pandemic: Remote assessments and electronic documentation

The guidance stresses that ‘high standards’ will be essential, bearing in mind the importance of the MHA assessment and that ‘great consideration will ...

M&A in the Post COVID-19 World

M&A in the Post COVID-19 World

In this article Clive Garston, consultant, gives his view on what he thinks will happen to M&A in a post COVID-19 world. The Coronavirus pandemic ...

Litigating during the pandemic

Litigating during the pandemic

This is the second in a series of risk management alerts for law firms. We have already provided property practitioners with our views on the risks re ...

Court of Appeal confirms Ivey test for Dishonesty is correct and clarifies the English Court’s approach to rules of precedent

Court of Appeal confirms Ivey test for Dishonesty is correct and clarifies the English Court’s approach to rules of precedent

An important decision for the determination of offences involving dishonesty and of note for international parties involved in litigation in England. ...

UK Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill

UK Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill

On 20 May 2020, the Government introduced the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill in Parliament. The Bill is a much awaited development following ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week: S2 – as relevant as ever!

Real Estate Tip of the Week: S2 – as relevant as ever!

While new law is, perhaps, taking the limelight in the current Covid related economic climate, one particular law is as relevant as ever as parties se ...

HO v ADELEKUN II – claimant denied licence to litigate without risk by Court of Appeal

HO v ADELEKUN II – claimant denied licence to litigate without risk by Court of Appeal

The pitfalls surrounding ‘Qualified One-Way Costs Shifting’ and costs off-setting were once again highlighted in the case of Ho v Adelekun. What are t ...