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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


Another successful challenge to jurisdiction of English court to hear claims against English domiciled parent companies in relation to acts of subsidiaries abroad
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Kenya, United Kingdom
  • March 8 2017

The High Court has struck out a claim against a UK incorporated parent company and set aside permission to serve a claim form out of the jurisdiction


General Counsel Update - February 2017
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, China, European Union, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
  • March 1 2017

When we began analysing in depth the possibility of Britain exiting the European Union, 18 months prior to the June


Brexit: Disputes
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 16 2017

As parties assess changes in the legal, economic and regulatory landscape caused by the UK exit, and the costs and other implications


Brexit: Contracts
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 16 2017

Given that the exit from the EU will not entail any change in the currency of the UK, there are fewer issues about existing contracts than would be


Brexit: Corporate
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 16 2017

Whilst the Companies Act 2006 and the raft of secondary legislation made under it have been heavily influenced by various European Directives


Court of Appeal confirms subsequent communications can be relevant to determining whether a contract has been concluded
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 6 2017

The Court of Appeal has held that the High Court was wrong to find that a contract had arguably been concluded during a telephone call following a


Successful challenge to English court jurisdiction over claims against UK domiciled parent company in relation to acts of subsidiary abroad
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Nigeria, United Kingdom
  • February 2 2017

Two companies in the Shell group (domiciled in the UK and Nigeria respectively) have successfully challenged the jurisdiction of the English court to


Terminating your contract: when can you call it quits?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 18 2017

Parties to commercial contracts may wish to exit their contractual arrangements for all sorts of reasons. In many cases, they will have included in


Court of Appeal finds party in repudiatory breach of contract due to repeated late payments
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 3 2017

The Court of Appeal has recently found that a shipowner was entitled to terminate for repudiatory breach where the hirer was in persistent breach of