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Supreme Court construes aggregation provision in minimum terms and conditions of professional indemnity insurance
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 22 2017

The Supreme Court has today handed down its judgment in AIG Europe Limited v Woodman and others 2017 UKSC 18. The Supreme Court allowed the appeal


High Court orders ISPs to block their customers from receiving unauthorised streaming of Premier League football matches
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 21 2017

Following on from a number of decisions in which internet service providers (ISPs) were ordered to block their customers from accessing websites


Unified Patent Court Agreement (including signatories and ratification)
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • March 21 2017

The UPC is established via an international agreement: the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court (UPCA


Wills interpreted according to their ordinary and natural meaning despite this not reflecting testators’ intention
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 20 2017

The English High Court has recently held that, in a case concerning construction of Wills, the ordinary and natural meaning of survivorship clauses


Akers v Samba: Trusts over foreign assets
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 20 2017

The UK Supreme Court has held that the extinction of a company's beneficial interest under a trust on the transfer of an asset by the trustee to a


Forfeiture traps for developer landlords
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 20 2017

Sometimes developers will acquire sites containing problem tenants who may consistently be in arrears of rent or in breach of covenants under their


The Marathon decision - is it right that employees can unlawfully remove confidential documents and not pay damages?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 17 2017

The High Court has recently considered the approach to assessing "licence fee damages" in a claim against two former employees of Marathon Asset


High Court finds tweets caused “serious harm” for purposes of claim in defamation
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 16 2017

On 10 March 2017, the High Court held that two tweets written by Katie Hopkins (a well-known columnist for The Sun with 570,000 Twitter followers at


UK: Court of Appeal rules on subject access requests
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 16 2017

HR practitioners know only too well what an effective weapon a subject access request (SAR) can be in the hands of an aggrieved employee or


English High Court confirms that a claim for financial provision from an estate does not survive death of the applicant
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 16 2017

Under English law (and the law of many countries with similar legal systems), a dependent of a deceased person can - subject to various conditions