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May 2021

Construction site boss imprisoned for failing to report a serious accident

Construction site boss imprisoned for failing to report a serious accident

A builder who failed to submit a RIDDOR report to the Health and Safety Executive following a serious construction site incident has received a 24-wee ...

Dealing with insolvent Credit Hire Organisations: A practical guide

Dealing with insolvent Credit Hire Organisations: A practical guide

This article deals with the effect on claims, both pre-litigation and post, which are driven by Credit Hire Organisations (CHOs) who are insolvent or ...

Housebuilder Top Tip of the Month - Time for a Spring Clean

Housebuilder Top Tip of the Month - Time for a Spring Clean

With Real Estate being firstly about bricks and mortar, you’d be forgiven for thinking that data protection wasn’t really a huge concern for the secto ...

Bumpy landings and air carrier liability under the Montreal Convention 1999

Bumpy landings and air carrier liability under the Montreal Convention 1999

Does a hard landing, albeit still made within the normal operating range of an aircraft and which results in an injury to a passenger, constitute an ‘ ...

Responding to a ransomware attack - advice for universities and colleges

Responding to a ransomware attack - advice for universities and colleges

This article was first published in University Business. In March, the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) reported that “an increased number of ran ...

Does a court seised of limitation proceedings under the Limitation Convention have jurisdiction to discharge a P&I Club Letter of Undertaking?

Does a court seised of limitation proceedings under the Limitation Convention have jurisdiction to discharge a P&I Club Letter of Undertaking?

Enemalta Plc v The Standard Club Asia Ltd1 On 23 December 2019 the island of Malta suffered a nationwide power outage, following damage to an underwat ...

EPCs and Lease Renewals: Inconsistent Regulations

EPCs and Lease Renewals: Inconsistent Regulations

The EPC and MEES Regulations both seek to address issues relating to energy performance. However, the implementation of both sets of regulations often ...

HSE’s Talking Toolkit: Preventing Work-related Stress in Construction

HSE’s Talking Toolkit: Preventing Work-related Stress in Construction

In the construction industry, workplace stress (which includes stress, depression and anxiety) is the second biggest cause of work-related ill health ...

Guide to UK partner visas

Guide to UK partner visas

The partner visa route is open to a spouse, civil partner or unmarried partner who wants to live with their partner in the UK. To be eligible for perm ...

Aviation Claims in Indonesia Part II - Indonesia and the Montreal Convention 1999 - the journey has just begun

Aviation Claims in Indonesia Part II - Indonesia and the Montreal Convention 1999 - the journey has just begun

In this Part II of our focus on aviation claims handling in Indonesia, Hermanto Moeljo reflects on Indonesia’s adherence to international civil aviati ...