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Is it a case of a road too far for damages?
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 4 2013

John Grimes Partnership Ltd v Gubbins 2013 EWCA Civ 37 involved a dispute about a property development. Mr Gubbins engaged the John Grimes


Should mediation be mandatory?
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 1 2013

In Scotland, there has for a long time been a debate about whether mediation should be encouraged more by the courts, and further, whether mediation


Equal rights to survivor’s benefits for civil partners?
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 6 2013

In the recent case of Walker v Innospec Limited and others (ET 24113162011) the Employment Tribunal held that a pension scheme's failure to provide


Another warning for the unwary ‘tweeter’
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 7 2013

Social media allows an individual to publish a defamatory statement to a wide audience from the seemingly safe location of their own home. However a


ABI report on board effectiveness 2012
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 11 2013

The ABI has just published its 2012 report on board effectiveness. This report aims to provide an update on the current status of corporate reporting


R22 on the way out - who will bear the cost?
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 26 2012

From 1 January 2015, it will be illegal to use any HCFCs to service refrigeration and air conditioning equipment, given the effect on the ozone layer


Development or not development?
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 26 2012

On 27 July 2012, the High Court handed down its judgment in R (Valley Action Group Ltd) v Bath and North East Somerset Council and another (2012) regarding whether a local authority was wrong when considering what constituted “development” under the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 and if the application did constitute development, whether it required an environmental impact assessment


Pensions highlights 2014
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 13 2014

The industry focus on automatic enrolment will continue throughout 2014 with medium sized employers having to comply from April this year. Employers


Disputed tax bills, consent matters and indemnity claims: lessons from Tullow v Heritage
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • Uganda, United Kingdom
  • January 9 2014

In June 2013 the High Court ruled that Heritage Oil and Gas Limited (“Heritage”) was liable to pay to Tullow Uganda Limited (“Tullow”) $313m in


Ensuring you’re insured!
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 26 2012

Insurance is one of the essential aspects of commercial property that no landlord, tenant, owner or occupier can afford to be without, and every contract or lease will need to provide for the subject-matter of that document to be protected to some extent