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Time to weed out knotweed - is Europe leading the way?

European Union, Japan, United Kingdom - September 13 2019 Are we overly cautious when dealing with Japanese knotweed? Are other countries more proportionate in their approach? And do we need a new risk…

Sanjay Dave

Exploring the "investment" function; and is any advantage necessarily unfair?

European Union - October 25 2011 The Court of Justice of the European Union held that the use of a sign identical to a third party's trademark as a keyword for identical goods and services within an internet referencing service infringed the trademark if it had an adverse effect on one of its functions.

Alexander Leister

Is a landlord responsible for a tenant’s nuisance?

United Kingdom - November 12 2014 The Coventry v Lawrence litigation attracted a lot of attention earlier this year on the subject of when an injunction would be granted to restrain a…

Jane Dockeray

What’s happening with the Retail Prices Index and why?

United Kingdom - November 27 2020 Alongside Wednesday’s Spending Review, the government and the UK Statistics Authority (UKSA) have published their response to the recent consultation…

Jane Dockeray, Chrisopher Somorjay

Supreme Court ruling in restrictive covenant case: ignore covenants at your own risk

United Kingdom - November 6 2020 The Supreme Court has handed down judgment today in an eagerly awaited case on restrictive covenants and affordable housing. It is the first time that…

Paul Tonkin