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UK: 'socially justified' parking ticket or penalty?
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • July 2 2015

After a hundred years of relative stagnation, the law of liquidated damages is changing fast. An important new case on the topic is about to be


UK: dispute resolution essentials: CPR Part 36 - significant changes from 6 April 2015
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • June 30 2015

CPR Part 36 contains a set of procedural rules designed to encourage parties to settle their disputes. These provisions allow a party to a claim to


Interpreting business contracts: 'commercial common sense' under the spotlight
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • June 25 2015

A new Supreme Court decision has sounded a note of caution regarding the role of 'commercial common sense' in interpreting business contracts under


UK employment law update
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • June 11 2015

This case concerned a peripatetic employee who was Danish, lived in Switzerland, and travelled extensively under an employment contract governed by


Bridging the distance between mind games and sport
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • June 10 2015

The High Court recently gave the green light for a judicial review which could potentially classify the genteel card game of bridge as a sport


Competition law: access to facilities
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 28 2015

Two English High Court cases appear to signal a new approach in abuse of dominance cases involving a refusal to provide access to a facility


Starbucks (Hong Kong) Ltd and others v British Sky Broadcasting Group plc
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • May 14 2015

This case concerns the NOW trade mark for the claimants' internet television service in Hong Kong. The registered mark had been held to be


UK: evaluating tenders a cautionary tale
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • May 13 2015

A cautionary note has been sounded in the High Court following the failure by a contracting authority (in this case the Environment Agency) to record


BrandWrites - May 2015
  • Bird & Bird
  • Australia, Belgium, China, European Union, Finland, Germany, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Singapore, United Kingdom
  • May 7 2015

The Court of Appeal of England and Wales has found that the sale by the well-known retailer Topshop of a t-shirt bearing an image of the famous pop


UK: public interest test in whistleblowing (Chesterton Global Ltd v Nurmohamed EAT)
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • April 28 2015

This is the first Employment Appeal Tribunal case to consider the new public interest test in whistleblowing law. The case of Parkins v Sodexho