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UK Supreme Court to consider whether recoverable success fees ATE premiums breach Article 6 rights

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • August 29 2014

In a judgment handed down last Wednesday, 23 July, the Supreme Court said it was open to the Court to reconsider whether a claimant's right to

Banking litigation update

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 21 2014

In this update we summarise some of the more important cases and developments affecting UK financial institutions over the first half of 2014

Court of Appeal finds foreign subsidiary not domiciled in England under Brussels Regulation

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 18 2014

The Court of Appeal has held that the South African subsidiary of an English parent did not have its central administration in England and was

Companies awarded damages for human rights breach

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • August 14 2014

The Human Rights Act allows the courts to award damages when necessary, following a breach of any of the rights protected by that Act

Court of Appeal considers when a person may be a de facto or shadow director

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • August 11 2014

In a recent decision, the Court of Appeal upheld a finding that a director of a holding company had not become a de facto or shadow director of its

Court of Appeal finds parent company had no duty of care to its subsidiary’s employee

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

The Court of Appeal has reversed a first instance decision that a parent company had assumed a duty of care to an employee of its subsidiary company

Victoria's Secret no longer in the pink: Thomas Pink wins in trade mark fight

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

On 31 July 2014, the High Court of Justice handed down its judgment in Thomas Pink Ltd v Victoria's Secret UK Ltd 2014 EWHC 2631 (Ch

Court of Appeal finds waiver where privileged document provided for inspection and mistake not obvious

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 1 2014

The Court of Appeal has granted claimants permission to use privileged documents which had been disclosed inadvertently by the defendant (the SFO) in

Conflict of laws in product liability cases and the territorial application of the Consumer Protection Act 1987

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 31 2014

The English High Court handed down judgment in a case concerning the applicable law in relation to product liability claims and the territorial scope

High Court implies duty of good faith into “relational” contract

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 31 2014

In a recent case, the High Court has implied a duty of good faith into a long-term agreement between two commercial parties: Bristol Groundschool