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August 2020

Outdoor Playgrounds and COVID-19

Outdoor Playgrounds and COVID-19

The owners/occupiers of outdoor playgrounds could potentially face a liability in respect of COVID-19 claims if they were found to be in breach of the ...

Lessons from the tribunals

Lessons from the tribunals

What practical advice do the recent flurry of telecoms cases provide on dealing with agreement under the Electronic Communications Code? Members of DA ...

The Platform to Business Regulation (the “P2B Regulation”) – why worry?

The Platform to Business Regulation (the “P2B Regulation”) – why worry?

Is the new P2B Regulation a call to action for online platforms? The EU Platform to Business (“P2B”) Regulation aims to promote fairness and transpare ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week: E-Signatures now accepted by the Land Registry

Real Estate Tip of the Week: E-Signatures now accepted by the Land Registry

HM Land Registry (HMLR) will until further notice accept for registration transfers and certain other deeds that have been electronically signed provi ...

Fundamental Dishonesty: Appeal Decision Pays Off

Fundamental Dishonesty: Appeal Decision Pays Off

For insurers the decision of Mr Justice Spencer on appeal in the case of Pegg v Webb & Anor [2020] EWHC 2095 (QB) can be taken as a welcome vote o ...

COVID-19: Home Office guidance – a changing picture

COVID-19: Home Office guidance – a changing picture

Now that travel restrictions are being eased globally, the Home Office guidance, which was introduced to help people manage practical difficulties pre ...

Claimant Overjoyed at Unexpected Recovery or £35k Recovered Following Motorhome Collision

Claimant Overjoyed at Unexpected Recovery or £35k Recovered Following Motorhome Collision

In the case of Stephen Hampton v SegurCaixa Adeslas, our DAC Beachcroft Motor Recovery department successfully represented the claimant and managed to ...

Value Judgment

Value Judgment

Stephen Hocking, public law partner at international law firm DAC Beachcroft, and an adviser to UK universities, discusses the pressures on educators ...

Black Lives Matter – the new #MeToo?

Black Lives Matter – the new #MeToo?

#MeToo is still very much a live and relevant issue for all regulated firms and solicitors alike, and the SRA has taken a keen interest in such matter ...

Our success in the Court of Appeal

Our success in the Court of Appeal

We are really pleased to have won in the Court of Appeal in Holt v Holley & Steer [2020] EWCA Civ 851.  The case provides new guidance on the asse ...