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Herding cattle along the public highway

United Kingdom - August 17 2010 Herding cattle along the public highway may be a regular part of your farming day or may only happen on an ad hoc basis

Directors competing in breach of fiduciary duty

United Kingdom - April 30 2008 In the absence of express clauses in a contract of employment or service agreement, it can be very difficult to prevent an employee from leaving and competing with their former employer

Trust expenses: capital or income?

United Kingdom - January 5 2012 In these straitened economic times, many trustees are worried about preserving their trust funds, and are concerned to reduce their liabilities

Defamation and qualified privilege: how far can a lawyer go?

United Kingdom - March 16 2011 Lawyers act as agents for their clients like many other professionals

MF1 contracts their advantages and limitations

United Kingdom - May 6 2014 It was first published back in 1988 and we are currently on a fifth version, which came out in 2010 to take account of changes to the Construction Act

New construction Regulations in force from 6 April

United Kingdom - March 24 2015 On 6 April 2015, the new CDM Regulations 2015 (the "Regulations") will come into force. The Regulations set out the legal duties for the safe

RPA abandons online-only BPS claims system for 2015

United Kingdom - March 24 2015 The Rural Payments Agency (RPA) announced last week that they are going to re-launch the process for farmers to claim EU subsidy payments, reverting

A bind need not binding when bound (by agreement)

United Kingdom - March 24 2015 Although a couple of months old, the case of Leslie v Farrar Construction Limited 2015 EWHC 58 (TCC) is of note as a stark example of how an

Aspen Insurance UK Limited v Adana Construction Limited

United Kingdom - March 23 2015 Contractors' combined liability insurance policies typically provide both public liability and product liability cover. In Aspen v Adana (2015), the

Do we really have to? Afraid so!

United Kingdom - March 23 2015 Recently we have had several queries from clients and users of our procurement portal around the requirement at regulation 112 to publish contract