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Johnson v Eastlight: Another important judgment on de minimis threshold in data protection compensation claims - and other important takeaways

United Kingdom - November 17 2021 The High Court in Emma Louise Johnson v Eastlight Community Homes Ltd1 declined to strike-out a claim for damages for distress following an isolated…

David Cook, Benjamin Fellows

High Court criticises claimant law firm for seeking to load a compensation claim for a data breach with multiple heads of claim that are not appropriate

United Kingdom - August 2 2021 As the data protection compensation claim landscape develops in the UK, the High Court in the case of Warren -v- DGS Retail Limited [2021] EWHC 2168…

David Cook

Global Corporate Disputes Trend Report 2021

Global - March 16 2021 Following the huge success of the M&A Trends Report, published annually by DLA Piper's Corporate group, we have prepared a complementary report which…

Jeremy Andrews, James Carter, Kevin Chan, Caoimhe Clarkin, Jean-Pierre Douglas-Henry, Jonathon Ellis, David Foulds, John Goulios, Armin Hendrich, Marnix Holtzer, Ronald N. Brown III, John J. Clarke, Jr., Krzysztof Kycia, Marine Lallemand, Stefano Modenesi, Yaroslav Moshennikov, Borja de Obeso, Henry Quinlan, Matteo Ronchi, Mirjam Rüve, Sebastian Schneider, Kirsty Simpson, Matthew Spain, Joris De Vos

How do you obtain permission to bring a derivative action?

United Kingdom - February 21 2020 One of the basic rules of company law is that if a wrong has been committed against a company, the proper claimant ought to be the…

Leontia McArdle

Court clarifies when confidentiality and privilege can be lost over a document referred to in open court

United Kingdom - January 3 2020 In SL Claimants v Tesco plc [2019] EWHC 3315 (Ch), the High Court has held that a solicitor’s attendance note did not lose privilege despite the note…

Harry Thompson