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Test for existence of assets for Worldwide Freezing Order clarified by Court of Appeal - Ras al Khaimah & 5 ors v Bestfort
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • July 20 2017

In an appeal against an order refusing a worldwide freezing order on the basis that the applicant could not show assets somewhere in the world, Lord


The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill is introduced into Parliament
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 20 2017

The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill, also known in the media as the Great Repeal Bill, was introduced into the House of Commons on 13th July 2017


Interpreting exclusion clauses: Long-standing guidelines sidelined by senior judges
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • July 18 2017

A Consortium, comprising Persimmon Homes and others, engaged consultants Ove Arup to provide various engineering and other services in connection with


Actavis v Eli Lilly - Summary of Supreme Court Decision of 12 July 2017
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • July 12 2017

The United Kingdom Supreme Court (UKSC) today handed down its judgment in the case of Actavis UK Limited and others v Eli Lilly and Company (2017


Patents: Jurisdiction to construe US patent
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • July 5 2017

The High Court has held that it had jurisdiction to construe the claims of a US Patent in a dispute involving a patent licence with an English law and


Trade marks: Invalidity of shape mark
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • July 4 2017

The Court of Appeal has confirmed the invalidity of a three-dimensional chocolate bar trade mark


Advocate General puts another holiday cat amongst gig economy pigeons
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • June 27 2017

A recent Opinion from the Advocate General of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) points towards greater protection for workers who have


Overseas employees may bring UK employment tribunal claims
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • June 26 2017

The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that an objective test must be applied when determining whether an employee has a strong connection to the UK


Equal pay for parents after compulsory maternity leave
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • June 26 2017

The Employment Tribunal has held that a male employee whose employer refused to pay him full pay during his additional Paternity Leave was directly


Ambulance workers entitled to holiday pay for shift overruns
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • June 26 2017

In the latest of a run of cases on employees' pay during annual leave, the Employment Tribunal has ruled that ambulance workers’ compulsory overtime