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UK flooding: the aftermath
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • January 26 2016

As the flood waters subside and residents, businesses, insurers and public bodies survey the damage and pick up the pieces, thoughts will turn to

That sinking feeling
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 10 2015

There has been a dramatic upturn in the UK in the number of sinkholes. Just a few weeks ago, a 20ft sinkhole opened up in a residential street in

Flood Re update
  • Bond Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 30 2015

The regulations approving Flood Re, the reinsurance scheme devised to ensure access to affordable flood insurance for homeowners, have been approved

The future of flood re
  • Bond Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 17 2015

The UK is at an increasing risk of flooding, said to be the greatest impact of climate change on the UK. The Department for Environment, Food and

Publication of Flood Re consultation response delayed by defra
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 12 2014

DEFRA has delayed publication of its response to the consultation on the Flood Re regulations. Defra says that the delay is due to the "complex and

Flood Re new government proposals
  • Pitmans LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 27 2014

Flooding is an increasingly serious risk for many properties for a variety of reasons including climate change, inadequate flood defences and the

Trees pose the greatest danger is anyone liable?
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • October 30 2013

Following what has been billed as the worst UK Storm since January 1990, it will no doubt take some time for the full toll to be taken. However, what

Preview 2013 (UK law)
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 15 2013

2013 will herald some significant changes to the UK legal arena, notably in the corporate area in relation to executive remuneration and narrative

The problem with Japanese Knotweed
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 25 2012

Japanese Knotweed was introduced to the United Kingdom from Japan in 1825 as an ornamental plant

General counsel update: 31 May 2012
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Argentina, China, European Union, Hong Kong, Singapore, Spain, United Kingdom
  • May 31 2012

This is the twenty-ninth in our series of General Counsel Updates which aim to summarise major developments in key areas