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Contractual entitlement to “reasonable access” to documents was not subject to requirement to justify request for access

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • February 16 2015

The High Court has granted a seller's application to inspect certain documents of its former subsidiaries pursuant to a contractual term requiring

Amendments to a redevelopment project in Winchester are ruled unlawful under the EU procurement rules

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 16 2015

On 11 February, pursuant to an application for judicial review by a local resident, the High Court ruled that a redevelopment project in Winchester

Council which agreed to vary a development agreement in order to assist viability is subject to a successful judicial review

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 16 2015

On 11 February, pursuant to an application for judicial review by a local resident, the High Court ruled that a redevelopment project in Winchester

English court sets aside London-seated tribunal’s award where arbitration was “to be held in Hong Kong”

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom
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  • February 16 2015

The English Commercial Court has set aside an award under section 67 of the Arbitration Act 1996 (the "English Act"), and declared that the tribunal

Insurance Act receives royal assent

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 12 2015

The Insurance Act has today received royal assent, paving the way for the most significant change to English insurance contract law in over 100 years

Fraudiniquity exception applied to displace privilege where evidence of transaction defrauding creditors

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 11 2015

In a recent decision, the High Court held that legal advice taken in relation to certain transactions was not protected by privilege, as there was

UK: unfair dismissal: caution needed when relying on composite reasons for dismissal

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 10 2015

Where an employer relies on more than one incident cumulatively to justify dismissal, the tribunal must assess whether dismissal was within the range

UK: unfair dismissal: ‘virtual’ employee teleworking from overseas for UK business can bring claim here

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 10 2015

Employers should bear in mind the scope for employees working abroad to bring claims here, even where it has been the employee's choice to relocate

Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures: changes may be needed to reflect revised ACAS Code

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 10 2015

In December 2013 Acas consulted on changes to its Code of Practice on Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures to reflect the EAT ruling inToal v GB Oils

UK: jurisdiction: scope for suing non-EU employers in UK extended by recast Brussels Regulation

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 10 2015

The recast Brussels Regulation introduced significant changes to the EU rules on jurisdiction and the enforcement of judgments for proceedings from