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Commercial Hub Practice Direction

Commercial Hub Practice Direction

At the start of this year a new Practice Direction (PD) was issued in the Queen’s Bench Division Commercial Hub. This came into effect on 1st February ...

New Presidential Guidance from Office of Industrial Tribunal and Fair Employment Tribunal (OITFET)

New Presidential Guidance from Office of Industrial Tribunal and Fair Employment Tribunal (OITFET)

On 6 May the President of OITFET issued new guidance surrounding the conduct of hearings  whether remote, hybrid or in person following relaxation of ...

Shauna McFarland v Morelli Ice Cream Limited & Remo Di Vito (5722/18IT)

Shauna McFarland v Morelli Ice Cream Limited & Remo Di Vito (5722/18IT)

The Industrial Tribunal in NI found that former Morelli’s Ice Cream Ltd. employee, Shauna McFarland, had been victim of sexual harassment in the workp ...

Greater Glasgow Health Board v Multiplex and Others (2021)

Greater Glasgow Health Board v Multiplex and Others (2021)

This case is a litigation coming out of the alleged defects in the construction of the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow. The pursuer’s c ...

Prescription (Scotland) Act 2018

Prescription (Scotland) Act 2018

The Prescription and Limitation (Scotland) Act 1973 provides that obligations to pay damages arising from breach of contract and/or breach of delictua ...

From Potential Fraud to Actual Discontinuance - Roberts v Collicott

From Potential Fraud to Actual Discontinuance - Roberts v Collicott

Jennifer Brown and Emma Guest of DAC Beachcroft’s Complex Injury Team, working with Georgia Court from our Counter-Fraud team, were instructed by Davi ...

Removing the “Gray” area of causation arguments in the OIC Portal

Removing the “Gray” area of causation arguments in the OIC Portal

DAC Beachcroft in its case of Nicola Gray v Sean Holmes (DJ Hennessy, Birkenhead County Court, 31 August 2022) has redressed the balance between claim ...

Failure to Disclose Results in Dismissal

Failure to Disclose Results in Dismissal

Muhammad Khalid v Gerard Davis and Louth County Council 2022 IEHC 519 Hyland J in the High Court recently heard an appeal from the Circuit Court invol ...

The Office for Environmental Protection publishes its Strategy and Enforcement Policy

The Office for Environmental Protection publishes its Strategy and Enforcement Policy

The Office for Environmental Protection (“OEP”) has recently published its first Strategy and Enforcement Policy.  In her foreword, the OEP’s chair, D ...

The Court of Appeal casts light and some shade on the use of the RTA Protocol

The Court of Appeal casts light and some shade on the use of the RTA Protocol

On 16 September 2022 the Court of Appeal handed down its decision in the joined appeals of London Borough of Islington v Bourous and Davis v Yousaf [2 ...