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InStep Winter 2015 - Higher Education
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 22 2016

Welcome to the first issue of Instep for the 2015-16 academic year. As the new Conservative government gets into its stride after the general election


InStep Winter 2015 - Further Education and Academies
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 22 2016

Welcome to the first issue of Instep for the 2015-16 academic year. As the new Conservative government gets into its stride after the General


AXA General Insurance Limited and others v The Lord Advocate and others
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 14 2011

The Supreme Court recently released its judgment in the case of AXA General Insurance Limited and others v The Lord Advocate and others


Financial institutions e-briefing: insurance update: 911 attack on the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center: 1 attack or 2?
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 28 2013

The issue of whether the terrorist attack on the Twin Towers on 11 September 2001 was one attack or two was considered by an English Court for the


Ahead of the pace: police law update - summer 2015
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 16 2015

In recent months many forces have been faced with the prospect of civil claims relating to historic child sexual exploitation allegations, some of


Riotous assembly?
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 19 2013

Under the Riot (Damages) Act 1886 (the “1886 Act”), the police are strictly liable to compensate persons who have sustained loss and damage to


Local authority's participation in mutual insurer questioned
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 8 2008

The English High Court recently considered whether a local authority in London, the London Borough of Brent (Brent), was empowered to set up, with other London authorities, a mutual insurance company, the London Authorities Mutual Limited (LAML


Government confirms ECJ gender ruling will apply only to new contracts entered into after 21 December 2012
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • August 16 2011

On 1 March 2011 the European Court of Justice issued its judgment in the Test-Achats case, ruling that gender based pricing in contracts of insurance is a contravention of EU law and that from 21 December 2012 insurers will be obliged to apply unisex premiums and benefits


Court considers meaning of "damages"
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 2 2008

In Bedfordshire Police Authority (BPA) v. David Constable (sued on his own behalf and on behalf of all other members of Syndicate 386 at Lloyd's) (the Syndicate) 2008 EWHC 1375, BPA sought a declaration that the Syndicate be liable to indemnify it in respect of BPA's potential liability under the Riot (Damages) Act 1886


Surveillance and human rights
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 4 2009

Most readers will know of at least one instance where surveillance has been of crucial importance when defending either a fraudulent or grossly exaggerated insurance claim