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Civil litigation funding and costs - reform is on the way
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • March 30 2011

The stated aim in the Government's response to Lord Justice Jackson's Civil Litigation Costs Review (brief details of which can be found here) is to ensure that meritorious claims will be resolved at more proportionate cost, while deterring unnecessary or avoidable claims from progressing to court.


Incorporate amended legislation
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • September 15 2009

In the case of William Hare Ltd v Shepherd Construction Ltd 2009 EWHC 1603 (TCC) (25 June 2009), the court declined to incorporate amendments made to an Act before the contract was signed which were not specifically referred to in the contract.


Carbon reduction commitment the basics
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • July 13 2009

The Carbon Reduction Commitment is a mandatory emissions trading scheme.


Climate Change Act
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • December 18 2008

Described by some commentators as a ground-breaking piece of legislation, the Climate Change Act hit the statute books on 26 November 2008 following extensive public consultation and parliamentary scrutiny.


Government response to Renewables Obligation consultation
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • January 14 2008

The Energy Bill contains (at clause 36) substantial changes to sections 32 to 32C of the Electricity Act 1989, which will enable the Government to bring forward its intended changes to the Renewables Obligation Orders.


Budget 2007: individuals
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • March 22 2007

The headline is of course the reduction in the basic rate of income tax to 20 from 2008-09.


Ian Curry
  • Gowling WLG

Derek Goodban
  • Gowling WLG

Ian Weatherall
  • Gowling WLG

Greg Standing
  • Gowling WLG