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Justifying a contractual retirement age - the final say?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • January 18 2012

A Partner in a law firm who was compulsorily retired at age 65 under the terms of the firm's Partnership agreement will this week have his age discrimination complaint heard by the Supreme Court the highest level of appeal in the United Kingdom


Dealing with fishing expeditions
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • October 16 2012

Recently we’ve seen a number of disgruntled employees exercise their rights under the Data Protection Act to make Data Subject Access Requests of their employers


Timing is everything: Court of Appeal hands down decision on when claims under hire purchase agreements are time-barred
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • October 12 2012

On 10 October 2012, the Court of Appeal handed down an extempore judgment in BMW Financial Services (GB) Limited v Hart (2012) on an issue which will be of considerable interest to consumer and asset finance providers: when does the limitation period for bringing a claim for the unpaid balance expire?


“Kinda makes you feel all warm and tingly inside, don’t it?”
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • August 22 2012

So commented the heroine in the classic film-noir flick “Double Jeopardy”


The final countdown: PPI appeal withdrawn from Supreme Court
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • August 29 2012

In a welcome development for lenders and brokers, the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom has sealed a consent order withdrawing the borrowers’ appeal from the Court of Appeal’s decision in Harrison & Harrison v Black Horse Limited 2011 EWCA Civ 1128


“Dismissal for falling asleep at work not automatically unfair”
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • August 24 2012

The sort of heading to a case report which leads even the most tired and jaundiced of employment lawyers to prop open an eyelid long enough to take a look


High Court considers the assignment of consumer credit agreements
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • September 4 2012

On 22 August 2012 Mr Justice Hamblen (sitting in the High Court and on appeal) handed down judgment in Patricia Jones v Link Financial Limited 2012 EWHC 2402


Oxford University's publishing arm to pay nearly £1.9 million for corrupt East African operations
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • July 26 2012

David Green QC, the newly-installed director of the Serious Fraud Office ("SFO"), has taken action in the High Court against Oxford Publishing Limited ("OPL"), which ordered it to pay £1,895,435, in relation to the unlawful conduct of OPL's subsidiaries in Tanzania and Kenya


Pensions cases in context
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • July 26 2012

There have been a number of headline grabbing court cases involving pensions in recent months


Going maverick: employment judges lose their wingmen
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • July 31 2012

In April 2012 the UK Government introduced reforms allowing unfair dismissal claims to be heard by an Employment Judge sitting alone (rather than with the usual two wing members