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UK: constructive dismissal claim not prevented by employee’s prior repudiatory breach

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 12 2014

The EAT has ruled that an employee who has committed a prior repudiatory breach can still bring a constructive unfair dismissal claim, in this case

UK: termination employees can be held to notice period and need not be paid if they refuse to work

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 12 2014

The Court of Appeal has upheld a High Court ruling that, if an employee leaves without giving contractual notice (save in constructive dismissal

UK: new publications employment status review, industrial disputes report, and guidance on BYOD, tax-free childcare and surveillance

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 12 2014

BIS has launched an employment review intended to "help clarify and potentially strengthen the employment status of up to a million British workers"

Mitchell decision considers court’s approach to admitting evidence of “similar facts”

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 11 2014

Parties to litigation sometimes wish to rely on evidence of similar but unconnected past incidents, arguing that what happened then is a good

Patent and pharma update

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 11 2014

Welcome to our new bi-monthly patent and pharma update in which we aim to alert you to significant recent developments in patent law and practice

Government rules out “hybrid” Damages-Based Agreements (DBAs)

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 10 2014

The Ministry of Justice has asked the Civil Justice Council (CJC) to review the regulations governing DBAs to consider possible improvements, but has

Round-up of UK employment law developments in October 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 7 2014

“Non-guaranteed” compulsory overtime pay (“non-guaranteed” in that the employer is not obliged to offer overtime, but it is compulsory for the worker

Court of Appeal sends Interflora back to the High Court (again) for retrial with Marks and Spencer

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 6 2014

The Court of Appeal has allowed Marks and Spencer's appeal in part and remitted the case to the High Court for a retrial of the infringement claims

Claim forfeited due to reliance on fraudulent device

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 5 2014

In Versloot Dredging BV v HDI Gerling Industrie Versicherung AG (the DC Merwestone) 2014 EWCA Civ 1349, the Court of Appeal considered the special

Lorand Shipping v Davof Trading (Africa) B.V. (MV “Ocean Glory”): when a “creative solution” on the part of the tribunal becomes a serious irregularity leading to substantial injustice

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 4 2014

In a rare example of a successful application under section 68 of the English Arbitration Act 1996 (the &8220;Act&8221;), the English Commercial