Data Protection – A year’s worth of challenges and threats

18 March 2019

Leigh Callaway and Gerald Brent examine the major issues which have been cropping up continually over the past year.

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Frustrated by Brexit?

18 March 2019

Whatever your views on Brexit and whether the UK should leave or remain and on what terms, Brexit seems a source of frustration for many people.  The question that the court had to decide was: can a contract be frustrated because of Brexit? 

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It is not just named parties that can sue under a contract…

18 March 2019

In Filatona Trading Ltd and another v Navigator Equities Ltd and others the Court held that an LCIA arbitral tribunal did not exceed the scope of its powers in ordering relief that was not available to an English court.

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Supreme Court takes chance to clarify law on loss of chance

18 March 2019

In Perry v Raleys Solicitors the Supreme Court has provided important guidance on how “loss of chance” professional negligence cases should be approached.

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A Director’s Duty

18 March 2019

When a company is solvent, the primary duty imposed on directors is to promote the success of the company for the benefit of its shareholders. This duty is codified at section 172(1) of the Companies Act 2006. However, that position changes when a company is insolvent, or close to insolvency.

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Update on Litigation Privilege – Important lessons to be learnt

7 March 2019

In recent months we have seen a number of significant judgments regarding the scope of protection offered to litigants by legal privilege. In this article Leigh Callaway discusses the effect of those decisions and highlight some of the issues that parties should be aware of.

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