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Suspended sentence for former employee who lied in court

Suspended sentence for former employee who lied in court

Paravash Kiani a former travel agent who claimed she had been injured by a colleague who ‘stabbed’ her hand with a pen at work, has been sentenced to ...

School successfully claims full refund following cancelled package trip to USA

School successfully claims full refund following cancelled package trip to USA

In this article our experts consider one of the first cases to determine whether a school is entitled to a full refund where they cancel their school ...

Building Safety Act

Building Safety Act

The Building Safety Act finally received Royal Assent on 28th April 2022 following a robust debate in Parliament. The Act is ambitious in its scope an ...

Avoid being sanctioned for breaching sanctions – navigating the new rules

Avoid being sanctioned for breaching sanctions – navigating the new rules

The world has witnessed the deplorable humanitarian consequences which have resulted from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, but there are commercial conse ...

No Get Around Clause For Credit Hire Companies!

No Get Around Clause For Credit Hire Companies!

DAC Beachcroft successfully defend appeal as the Court of Appeal makes finding that demand made under a contractual term is not recoverable.

Fraud Future Series: Exaggeration & Cost Layering

Fraud Future Series: Exaggeration & Cost Layering

Welcome to the second instalment of the DACB Fraud Future Series, where we continue our appraisal of predictions made prior to the Whiplash Reforms, u ...

“On a road or other public place” – the future of UK motor insurance

“On a road or other public place” – the future of UK motor insurance

The House of Lords has today passed the Motor Vehicles (Compulsory Insurance) Bill into law. Royal Assent is expected this week and the new Act will c ...

Rules on the safe use of automated vehicles: government consultation response

Rules on the safe use of automated vehicles: government consultation response

In April 2021, the Department for Transport (DfT) published its consultation on proposed amendments to the Highway Code intended to support the safe i ...

PI Damages guideline rises: 16th Edition of the JC Guidelines published

PI Damages guideline rises: 16th Edition of the JC Guidelines published

The Judicial College (formerly the Judicial Studies Board) has published the latest edition of its guideline damages for personal injury claims, more ...

Settlement of claims and complaints – how far can you go?

Settlement of claims and complaints – how far can you go?

Claimants bringing professional negligence claims can sometimes also threaten, or bring, a regulatory complaint in respect of the same issues which fo ...