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Group Litigation Orders and the pitfalls of making applications prematurely

United Kingdom - September 2 2020 A recent County Court decision to dismiss an application for a Group Litigation Order (GLO) made on behalf of 26 dental patients provides further…

Ben Brown.

Brokers PI: Mind the trap - Australian Federal Court reminds insurance brokers to do their homework

Australia - July 7 2020 On 19 February 2020 the Federal Court of Australia ruled in PC Case Gear Pty Ltd v Instrat Insurance Brokers Pty Ltd (in liq) that Instrat Insurance…

Ed Foss.

Supreme Court rules on jurisdiction in matters relating to insurance

European Union, United Kingdom - April 23 2020 A recent case in the Supreme Court has clarified the interpretation of the Brussels Regulation Recast (Regulation (EU) 1215/2012) (the Regulation) on…

Sophie Newman.

Supreme Court rules that costs of commercial surrogacy can be recoverable

United Kingdom - April 9 2020 Last week the Supreme Court made the landmark decision that awards for damages to cover the costs of foreign commercial surrogacy, using donor eggs…

Ben Brown, Chris Horsefield.

Supreme Court finds employers less likely to be vicariously liable for actions of independent contractors

United Kingdom - April 8 2020 In reversing the Court of Appeal's decision, the Supreme Court in Barclays Bank plc v Various Claimants has reinforced the ability of companies to use…

Ben Brown, Chris Horsefield.