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febrero 2019

Housebuilder Top Tip: Electronic Signatures - The Future is Now?

Housebuilder Top Tip: Electronic Signatures - The Future is Now?

A familiar headache for housebuilders is a delayed exchange owing to the unavailability of signatories.  Could the real estate industry be close to un ...

Real Estate - Tip of the Week - The cost of noise pollution

Real Estate - Tip of the Week - The cost of noise pollution

A recent case considered whether a landlord can be liable to one tenant for noise nuisance caused by another of its tenants.

Foreseeability is key in claims for occupational stress

Foreseeability is key in claims for occupational stress

The judgment last year of the High Court in Piepenbrock v London School of Economics and Political Science ('LSE'), confirms the importance of foresee ...

A Return to the Status Quo: The Appeal in Cameron is Allowed

A Return to the Status Quo: The Appeal in Cameron is Allowed

The Supreme Court has today handed down its judgment in the case  of Cameron (Respondent ) v Liverpool Victoria Insurance Co Ltd (Appellant) [2019] UK ...

'What does a good Spinal Service look like?' Find out with the latest GIRFT Report

'What does a good Spinal Service look like?' Find out with the latest GIRFT Report

The GIRFT programme led by Professor Tim Briggs is designed to improve healthcare practices, techniques and processes for the benefit of patients. The ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Is an absolute prohibition always  good for the landlord?

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Is an absolute prohibition always good for the landlord?

The issue in this case is that, where leases contain a mutuality covenant and an enforcement covenant, the landlord would put itself in breach of its ...

Love and the law - proof, love and immigration

Love and the law - proof, love and immigration

Shahjahan Ali, partner and head of  immigration at DAC Beachcroft, looks at how supporting statements are used in applications for a UK partner visa, ...

Defendants are not obliged to make reasonable enquiries of third parties before making "non-admissions" in the Defence

Defendants are not obliged to make reasonable enquiries of third parties before making "non-admissions" in the Defence

The recent Court of Appeal decision in SPI North Limited v (1) Swiss Post International (UK) Limited (2) Asendia UK Limited [2019] EWCA Civ 7 is a hel ...

Charity Commission makes use of new regulatory powers

Charity Commission makes use of new regulatory powers

As charities will be aware, the Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Act 2016 made numerous amendments to the Charities Act 2011 (the “Act”) b ...

Claimant retains burden of proving negligence: trial judge’s decision a step too far

Claimant retains burden of proving negligence: trial judge’s decision a step too far

Where the Claimant alleges that an accident occurred due to a negligent failure to inspect or maintain equipment, does the fact that the Defendant hol ...