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Making a Murderer; the admissibility of Brendan Dassey’s confession in UK law
  • Corker Binning
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • September 12 2016

On 12 August 2016, the US District Court of the Eastern District of Wisconsin gave its decision in the case of Brendan Dassey v Michael A Dittmann

Winner's costs disallowed for unreasonable behaviour
  • Ashfords LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 12 2016

In Cooper and another v Thameside Construction Company Ltd 2016 EWHC 1694, the High Court disallowed a successful party from being awarded all of

No implied obligation of good faith in exercising contractual right of termination
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 12 2016

The High Court has again considered the circumstances in which a duty of good faith will be implied into a contract, rejecting an argument that a

Non-variable variation - never say never?
  • Hogan Lovells
  • South Africa, United Kingdom
  • September 9 2016

In most jurisdictions non-variation clauses are commonplace in commercial contracts. They provide that any amendments parties wish to make must be

Freedom of Contract?An Agreed Damages Clause May Not Actually Be Agreed
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • September 6 2016

The celebrated “freedom of contract” is not absolute. The right of contracting parties to obligate themselves to one another has always been subject

Can it be fair to hold a disciplinary hearing in an employee’s absence?
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 14 2016

Most employers are hesitant to dismiss an employee in their absence or to decline to reschedule a disciplinary meeting in the face of a legitimate

Network interference - a legal guide to the commercial risks and rewards of the social media phenomenon
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, Global, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 22 2014

Social media is a revolution in the way in which corporations communicate with consumers. This White Paper will help you to maximise the huge

Changing places: why Milan should host a UPC central division court
  • Bugnion SpA
  • European Union, Italy, United Kingdom
  • September 14 2016

The UK referendum result means that London is unlikely to play host to a UPC central division court. The decision of UK voters on June 23 to leave the

Implication and interpretation - does my contract mean what I think it means?
  • Ashfords LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 14 2016

Parties to a contract aim to achieve certainty as to the bargain they have reached. However, when unanticipated events unfold it is not uncommon for

To be clear: the importance of clarity in contractual notices
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 8 2016

Jawaby Property Investment Limited v The Interiors Group Limited is the latest in the past year’s run of “smash and grab” claims by contractors