Articles - DAC Beachcroft

Articles

abril 2021

Employment Matters - May 2021

Employment Matters - May 2021

As well as reading about the key developments in employment law this month, do read our recent immigration alert (available here). Case law developmen ...

An avenue closed: vicarious liability and non-delegable duties in abuse cases

An avenue closed: vicarious liability and non-delegable duties in abuse cases

When representing claimants or defendants in child abuse claims, is it impossible to feel anything other than the greatest sympathy for the victims? W ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Keeping your options (to renew) open

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Keeping your options (to renew) open

To reduce liability to pay stamp duty land tax (SDLT), tenants may seek the inclusion of an option to renew the lease instead of a break option. The o ...

New Personal Injuries Guidelines in Republic of Ireland

New Personal Injuries Guidelines in Republic of Ireland

New Judicial Guidelines for personal injuries awards in the Republic of Ireland will apply from 24th April. The Guidelines will dramatically reduce th ...

£30,000 fabricated claim dismissed with a finding of fundamental dishonesty and £10,000 recovered in costs

£30,000 fabricated claim dismissed with a finding of fundamental dishonesty and £10,000 recovered in costs

Shah v Aviva Insurance Judgment was handed down on 19 April 2021 by Recorder Stephens sitting at Warwick County Court. The Claimant’s claim was for pe ...

What does software have to do with it?

What does software have to do with it?

Technology is now truly sector-agnostic – its use is pervasive across the business world, and the real estate sector has not been left untouched. It’s ...

Whose line is it anyway?

Whose line is it anyway?

Before making use of a work protected by copyright, consent from the rights holder(s) is usually needed. Where a copyright exception applies, an organ ...

The End is Nigh for Commercial Property Moratoriums…or is it?

The End is Nigh for Commercial Property Moratoriums…or is it?

The Government has announced both a revision to the Covid Code of Practice (to include an Annex setting out an information exchange on offers to settl ...

Live webinar: Opportunities and Challenges arising from Biodiversity Net Gain

Live webinar: Opportunities and Challenges arising from Biodiversity Net Gain

In this webinar, our panel of expert speakers will explain what biodiversity net gain is, how biodiversity net gain works in practice, how you can ach ...

Work visa for international students - the Graduate visa

Work visa for international students - the Graduate visa

After a long hiatus, the UK is re-introducing a route for international students to work in the UK following the completion of their studies. Previous ...