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Annual Insurance Review 2016
  • RPC
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 9 2017

Last year we identified the standout insurance law event of 2015 as the impending introduction of the Insurance Act 2015. Little did we anticipate the


Life Sciences, December 2016
  • RPC
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • December 16 2016

Wilkes v DePuy handed down by Hickinbottom J on 6 December 2016, is a product liability judgment for medical devices in this highly regulated area. It


High Court criticises HMRC conduct and finds that it breached taxpayer's legitimate expectation
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • July 20 2016

The High Court, in the recent case of R (Biffa Waste Management Services Ltd) v the Commissioners for HMRC 2016 EWHC 1444 (Admin), has provided


University of Huddersfield - Court of Appeal confirms that VAT lease and leaseback scheme was abusive
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • June 29 2016

In University of Huddersfield Higher Education Corporation v HMRC, the Court of Appeal has dismissed the taxpayer's appeal against the UT's decision


TUPE: are subsequent events relevant to whether a task was intended to be of “shortterm duration”?
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • February 9 2016

The Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) has held that when considering whether a transferor “intends” that services will be carried out by a transferee


Twitter found to be unsuitable means of communicating FOIA request
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 27 2015

The First Tier Tribunal (Information Rights) (the Tribunal) has held that a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 made via Twitter is not


Woodland v Maxwell
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • September 25 2015

This is the liability decision following on from the 2013 decision of the Supreme Court which held that Essex County Council would be liable for any


Upper Tribunal holds VAT incurred by University on fund management fees to be recoverable
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • September 4 2015

On 9 June 2015, the Upper Tribunal (in HMRC v University of Cambridge) held that VAT on fees paid by Cambridge University to the investment managers


The 91 year-old activist and the angry neighbour: the Supreme Court considers the limits on police retaining personal data
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • March 9 2015

In a decision handed down last week, the Supreme Court has decided that the police were entitled to retain personal data regarding a 91 year-old


Highways Act: McCabe v Cheshire West and Chester Council 2014
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 11 2014

The court dismissed the claimant's claim for damages for injuries incurred as a result of him falling down a flight of steps on a public footpath