Articles - DAC Beachcroft

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abril 2020

Blackpool Borough Council: Joint Testing House or Single Joint Expert?

Blackpool Borough Council: Joint Testing House or Single Joint Expert?

In Blackpool Borough Council v Volkerfitzpatrick Limited [2020] the Court refused the Defendant’s application to strike out the evidence of two of the ...

Competition Regulators relax rules to facilitate COVID-19 measures

Competition Regulators relax rules to facilitate COVID-19 measures

As many in the pharma sector will be aware, cooperation between competitors is restricted by competition law. The European Commission has recently pub ...

Bounce Back Loan Scheme - Welcome news for start-ups and small businesses

Bounce Back Loan Scheme - Welcome news for start-ups and small businesses

Rishi Sunak has now announced a new scheme aimed at helping small and scaling businesses through the C-19 crisis. The microloan scheme, which will be ...

Key COVID-19 legal developments in the health sector: MHRA / COVID-19 updates and guidance

Key COVID-19 legal developments in the health sector: MHRA / COVID-19 updates and guidance

The Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) is continuing to update its guidance in response to the coronavirus pandemic and has ...

Key COVID-19 legal developments in the health sector: COVID-19 Deaths and Possible Exposure in the workplace - Chief Coroners Guidance no 37

Key COVID-19 legal developments in the health sector: COVID-19 Deaths and Possible Exposure in the workplace - Chief Coroners Guidance no 37

The Chief Coroner published new guidance on 28 April 2020 to assist Coroners exercise their judicial decisions with particular reference to COVID19 de ...

Subsidence: Another surge year and the Corona Virus

Subsidence: Another surge year and the Corona Virus

Tree root subsidence damage to properties occurs when moisture is extracted from shrinkable soils by trees.  Therefore it goes without saying that rel ...

The costs of commercial surrogacy: setting a principle or creating an exception?

The costs of commercial surrogacy: setting a principle or creating an exception?

Can a claimant recover damages sought in relation to a surrogacy service which, while being legal in the country in which it was intended that the ser ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Additional Restrictions Announced on Commercial Landlords’ Ability to Enforce Rent Arrears

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Additional Restrictions Announced on Commercial Landlords’ Ability to Enforce Rent Arrears

Against a background of large scale non-payment of rent by commercial tenants, the Government is acting again to restrict landlords’ ability to enforc ...

Temporary removal of D4 medical does not mean drivers are fit to drive!

Temporary removal of D4 medical does not mean drivers are fit to drive!

Who actually knows if a driver is fit to drive? On Friday 17th April 2020, the government announced the temporary removal of the routine D4 medical fo ...

Article 2 inquests: Admitted failings that are non-causative should not form part of the Coroner’s record of inquest

Article 2 inquests: Admitted failings that are non-causative should not form part of the Coroner’s record of inquest

The High Court has dismissed an application for judicial review of a Coroner’s decision not to include admitted failings in an Article 2 inquest concl ...