Articles - DAC Beachcroft

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2020

HO v ADELEKUN II – claimant denied licence to litigate without risk by Court of Appeal

HO v ADELEKUN II – claimant denied licence to litigate without risk by Court of Appeal

The pitfalls surrounding ‘Qualified One-Way Costs Shifting’ and costs off-setting were once again highlighted in the case of Ho v Adelekun. What are t ...

Duval -v- 11-13 Randolph Crescent Ltd: Beware of Granting Consents in Residential Blocks

Duval -v- 11-13 Randolph Crescent Ltd: Beware of Granting Consents in Residential Blocks

The Supreme Court has handed down judgment in this recent case, which has made significant waves in the world of residential management.  The judgment ...

Temperature testing in the workplace

Temperature testing in the workplace

Many employers are implementing some form of testing regime for its employees as part of their ‘COVID-secure’ return to work plans. In our latest aler ...

What can we take from the Data Protection Commission’s first fine?

What can we take from the Data Protection Commission’s first fine?

The child and family agency, Tusla, has become the first organisation in Ireland to be fined by the Data Protection Commission (the “DPC”) for breache ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Covid-19 Lease Considerations

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Covid-19 Lease Considerations

As the UK’s lockdown continues, many landlords and tenants are actively engaged in negotiations around the variation of, or concessions relating to, t ...

“Cynical Conduct with Mischievous Intent”? Indemnity Costs Will Follow

“Cynical Conduct with Mischievous Intent”? Indemnity Costs Will Follow

This is the third written decision to arise out of the Tribunal reference; EE v Meyrick [2020] UKUT 0105 (LC) (“Meyrick”). It is perhaps the most powe ...

No Nit-picking! DAC Beachcroft Success at the High Court, gives Clarity to ‘Imperfect’ BHR Evidence

No Nit-picking! DAC Beachcroft Success at the High Court, gives Clarity to ‘Imperfect’ BHR Evidence

On 13th May 2020, DAC Beachcroft together with Steven Turner of Parklane Plowden, successfully defended an appeal held in the High Court on the matter ...

COVID-19: Implications for the Residential Housing Sector

COVID-19: Implications for the Residential Housing Sector

The first part of this article focuses on the changes made by the Act to protect tenants, and the second part explores the issues faced by landlords w ...

Working Safely during COVID-19: New Guidelines and HSE Enforcement

Working Safely during COVID-19: New Guidelines and HSE Enforcement

The government has this week published new ‘COVID-19 secure’ guidelines to help UK businesses to get back up and running whilst ensuring that workplac ...

How has your ‘Business Continuity Plan’ performed during COVID-19?

How has your ‘Business Continuity Plan’ performed during COVID-19?

How well has your Business Continuity Plan performed during this current crisis? We know COVID-19 is currently a one off incident but how many busines ...