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Schoolboy ordered to pay $105,000 damages for defamatory tweets - how to ensure that you or your staff aren’t next

  • Lander & Rogers
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  • Australia, United Kingdom
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  • March 7 2014

Recent judgments of Australian and UK courts have shown that anyone from school leavers to media veterans can fall foul of defamation laws if they are

Entire agreement, non-reliance clauses & contractual estoppel - what do they prevent and how?

  • Radcliffe Chambers
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 26 2014

In a series of decisions over recent years the English courts have adopted an uncompromising position in favour of the enforcement of entire

Forty Two International Pty Limited v Barnes 2014 FCA 85

  • Griffith Hack
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  • Australia, United Kingdom
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  • March 5 2014

On 18 February 2014 judgment was handed down in Forty Two International Pty Limited v Barnes 2014 FCA 85. The judgment is relevant for the way it

Past its shelfer life

  • Dentons
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 28 2014

Rights of Light has accelerated to the top of a developer's agenda in recent years due to the Court of Appeal decision in Regan v. Paul and the High

Supreme Court considers liability for pre-contractual misrepresentations

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 4 2014

The Supreme Court recently considered whether a party could be liable for a negligent pre-contractual misrepresentation in circumstances where the party to which the representation was originally made was not the ultimate contracting party

Commercial Court seeks to discourage tactical use of Mitchell

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

In a recent decision the Commercial Court penalised the defendants in costs for seeking to rely on Mitchell to turn to their tactical advantage the

Does an occupier owe a duty of care to employees of a contractor carrying out tree felling?

  • Bond Dickinson LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 4 2014

A recent High Court case clarifies what duty of care is owed by an occupier to its contractor's employees working on his premises or land. So far as

Employment law changes are afoot

  • Kingsley Napley
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 7 2014

A number of important changes to UK employment law came into force on Sunday 6th April. Below are our comments in relation to those which we think

What's trivial?

  • 1 Chancery Lane
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 4 2014

There are an increasing number of reported cases about breaches that can be characterised as "trivial" and thus meriting relief from sanctions

The importance of being earnest (about independent legal advice and record keeping)

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 6 2014

The recent case of Cooper v Bank of Scotland plc has once again highlighted the problems arising where a lender takes security over a matrimonial