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Tort of inducement to breach of contract requires actual knowledge and an intention to interfere
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 23 2007

The House of Lords (HL) has delivered a significant decision on the scope of economic torts and, in particular, the distinction between the tort of procuring a breach of contract and the tort of unlawful interference


UK: Gig economy- Taylor Review released
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • July 12 2017

The Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices "Good Work" was published yesterday. It considers how technology platforms have impacted working


Taylor Review recognises benefits of gig economy but calls for additional employment law rights for “dependent contractors” and tax reform
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 11 2017

The Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices “Good Work” was published this morning. It considers how technology platforms have impacted working


General Counsel Update - June 2017
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Global, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • June 29 2017

Formal Brexit negotiations started on 19 June 2017. Whereas the EU indicated that it is ready and keen to go, the UK election has thrown a spanner in


Employees can claim constructive dismissal even if employer upholds grievance
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 8 2010

An employer who has committed a fundamental breach of an employee's contract cannot prevent the employee claiming constructive dismissal by upholding the employee's grievance about that breach


Myanmar investment guide - April 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, Global, United Kingdom
  • June 28 2016

After gaining its independence from the British in 1948, Myanmar1 entered a period of armed conflict and political instability. Following a


Court of Appeal decision reiterates need for care when settling with one of a number of defendants
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 23 2017

The Court of Appeal has held that a claimant who settled a conspiracy claim against one defendant by recording the terms in a consent order, which


Calendar Of Key Issues - An Interactive Guide To The Legal Milestones Ahead - May 2017
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 4 2017

Country-by-country reporting regulations Emissions Reduction Plan Implementation of EU Damages Directive Installation of sub-meters under the Heat


General Counsel Update - February 2017
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Singapore, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Australia, China, European Union, Hong Kong, Indonesia
  • March 1 2017

When we began analysing in depth the possibility of Britain exiting the European Union, 18 months prior to the June


Age discrimination and pensions
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 7 2007

The pensions aspects of the Employment Equality (Age) Regulation s 2006 (SI 19961031) (the “Age Regulations”) came into force on 1 December 2006