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Disease update Q4 2022

Disease update Q4 2022

Hello and welcome to the DACB Q4 2021 Disease Update. In this edition we will be covering the latest developments in disease litigation including COVI ...

Schrems II related enforcement on the rise: transfers to the U.S. via Google Analytics cookies found to breach EU GDPR

Schrems II related enforcement on the rise: transfers to the U.S. via Google Analytics cookies found to breach EU GDPR

Many organisations are currently busily preparing extensive remediation programmes to implement data transfer requirements arising out of the Schrems ...

‘It’s good, but it’s not right!’ Preserving rights of relief under the Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1940

‘It’s good, but it’s not right!’ Preserving rights of relief under the Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1940

The Court of Session recently issued a decision in the case of Loretto Housing Association Limited v Cruden Building and Renewals Limited and Ors. The ...

Brown v (1) South West Lakes Trust, (2) South West Water, (3) Cornwall Council

Brown v (1) South West Lakes Trust, (2) South West Water, (3) Cornwall Council

We successfully defended the claim against our client, South West Lakes Trust, before the Court of Appeal in the hearing of the claimant’s appeal agai ...

Seeking a contribution: Scotland v England and Wales

Seeking a contribution: Scotland v England and Wales

The legal system in Scotland compared to England and Wales provides many differences. For example, how do contribution claims operate north and south ...

1954 Act Lesson for Operators: with Reform on the Horizon what does the recent case of Pippingford teach us about the Code?

1954 Act Lesson for Operators: with Reform on the Horizon what does the recent case of Pippingford teach us about the Code?

The latest in a long line of decisions each contributing, in their turn, some much needed additional clarification for operators and site providers al ...

Motor Liability in 2021

Motor Liability in 2021

2021 has provided a bumper crop of motor liability cases and in this retrospective we bring together in one place a number of the most significant and ...

Strengthening the position for public authorities – Tindall v Chief Constable of Thames Valley Police [CoA January 2022]

Strengthening the position for public authorities – Tindall v Chief Constable of Thames Valley Police [CoA January 2022]

We have recently written on HXA v Surrey and YXA v Wolverhampton (link attached), which added to the line of cases confirming that no general duty is ...

The High Court re-confirms the test in negligence between sporting competitors

The High Court re-confirms the test in negligence between sporting competitors

“You don't have to be Einstein to see that horse racing is dangerous.” So said National Hunt jockey Tony McCoy (now Sir Anthony McCoy), and if anyone ...

COVID-19: New implementation guidance on the Mandatory Vaccination Regulations in the health and care sector

COVID-19: New implementation guidance on the Mandatory Vaccination Regulations in the health and care sector

NHS England have published further guidance on the implementation of the new Regulations mandating COVID-19 vaccination in the healthcare sector (date ...