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Wright Hassall LLP | United Kingdom | 9 Oct 2019

Campaign for ‘no-fault’ divorce wins the day

Amidst the clamour of Brexit, the small voice of calm has just emerged in the shape of much-needed reform of our divorce laws. In September 2018 I…
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Wright Hassall LLP | United Kingdom | 4 Oct 2019

Can the Court require you to use alternative dispute resolution?

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) is a very important way of trying to achieve settlement of disputes. Parties in dispute can step away from the…
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Wright Hassall LLP | United Kingdom | 30 Sep 2019

Insolvency and farming: how to get it right when the the farmer gets it wrong

Agriculture may be the (second?) oldest profession, but it is one that remains ever relevant to modern day life. Farmers are not only producing food…
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Wright Hassall LLP | United Kingdom | 30 Sep 2019

Void payments under Section 127 Insolvency Act 1986 and change of position defence

In a winding up by the court, any disposition of the company’s property, and any transfer of shares, or alteration in the status of the company’s…
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Wright Hassall LLP | European Union, United Kingdom | 24 Sep 2019

The UK Supreme Court’s decision on the prorogation cases

Today’s unanimous judgment from the 11 Supreme Court justices in the combined Miller/Cherry appeals has rightly hit the headlines. In upholding the…
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Wright Hassall LLP | United Kingdom | 12 Sep 2019

Distinguishing between “subject to a written contract” and “subject to contract”

In case some readers think the answer to the above question is a matter of dry academic law with no practical relevance, some £10 million turned, at…
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Wright Hassall LLP | United Kingdom | 12 Sep 2019

The relevance of the “primary activity” of a site to Adjudication

Most commercial construction contracts are subject to adjudication, even if the contract is silent on that issue. But there are exceptions. One such…
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Wright Hassall LLP | United Kingdom | 12 Sep 2019

Adjudication and company voluntary arrangements

What happens when a party obtains an adjudicator's decision in its favour but it is in a company voluntary arrangement (a "CVA")? Will the courts…
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Wright Hassall LLP | United Kingdom | 12 Sep 2019

Retaining walls, pure economic loss, and the NHBC Buildmark Warranty

Wooden retaining walls, of various types, are a relatively familiar feature. They came under the spotlight when Mr and Mrs Thomas brought court…
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Wright Hassall LLP | United Kingdom | 11 Sep 2019

Data breach resulting in the theft of personal data

A record £183m fine is to be levied by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) against British Airways for a data breach resulting in the theft…
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