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More trouble ahead: the construction industry expects further cost increases

Qatar - November 29 2022 The preceding May 2022 article highlighted the significant material price increases experienced by the construction sector in Qatar. This follow-up…

Service by email

United Kingdom - November 25 2022 The High Court has ruled that para 4.1 CPR PD6A re Service within the UK allows a party to supply only one email address (or fax number or other…

Abuse & Neglect blog - charity trustee responsibilities re bullying and harassment

United Kingdom - November 24 2022 The Charity Commission - an independent, non-ministerial Government Department that registers and regulates charities in England and Wales - has…

Abuse & Neglect blog - developments in Ireland following allegations relating to abuse at private schools

Ireland - November 21 2022 While the publication of IICSA’s report in October 2022 might be perceived by some, as having reached a conclusion in terms of assessing how…

Riley v Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust - Quantum Case Note

United Kingdom - November 17 2022 The Claimant was a 27 year old man at the date of trial. He lost control of his motorcycle and suffered a serious fracture injury to his right leg in…

Abuse & Neglect blog - IICSA recommendations for combatting online child abuse

United Kingdom - November 17 2022 The IICSA Final Report has highlighted the prevalence and seriousness of online child sexual abuse. Child sexual abuse has and still goes…

Peatland restoration in the United Kingdom

United Kingdom - November 16 2022 Peatlands are a type of wetland ecosystem. Protecting these unique ecosystems is crucial to combatting climate change. They act as a huge carbon…

Abuse & Neglect blog - thoughts on IICSA and limitation part 2

United Kingdom - November 16 2022 We have to allow for the fact that the recommendation is very much a first pass at what revised legislation might look like. In Scotland, for example…

Abuse & Neglect blog - thoughts on IICSA and limitation - part 1

United Kingdom - November 15 2022 It came as no surprise that in its final report IICSA recommended revision of the current limitation legislation in England and Wales. Analogous…

Merricks v Mastercard Class Action: Mastercard refused permission to appeal

United Kingdom - November 14 2022 Following the Competition Appeal Tribunal’s 6 July 2022 judgment in relation to the issue of pass on (namely, the precise method by which the pass-on…