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Compare and Contrast Effectiveness of Risk Allocation Clauses in the UK
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • May 25 2017

No party really wants to subject itself to unknown liability. Contracts are intended to reflect appropriate risk allocation between the parties and


Was the court’s approach to this exclusion clause reasonable?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • April 27 2017

Every now and again, the English courts hand down a judgment which seems to fly in the face of established law. The recent High Court decision in


The Insurance Act 2015: What You Should Know
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • July 4 2016

The Insurance Act 2015 (the Act), which comes into force in England and Wales on 12 August 2016, is the most significant reform of English insurance


Substantial award of compensation for DPA breaches
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • September 22 2014

The Court of Appeal of Northern Ireland has awarded a claimant substantial compensation of £20,000 for negligence and breach of the seventh data


Are negligent race discrimination allegations protected by UK law?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • March 21 2013

An employer retaliating against the maker of a race discrimination complaint will be guilty of victimisation unless the complaint is untrue and made


Reasonable excuse: more about reliance on advisers
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • November 7 2012

There are so many reasonable excuse cases these days that you barely know where you are.


Reasonable excuse
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • October 1 2012

It has been pretty well established in recent years that where an error has arisen in connection with a taxpayer’s affairs but the taxpayer has relied on the advice of a professional adviser, this does not represent negligence on the part of the taxpayer.


Barr and others v Biffa Waste Services Ltd: permits and common law nuisance
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • December 20 2011

In April 2011, the case of Barr and others v Biffa Waste Services Ltd 2011 EWHC 1003 saw the Technology and Construction Court (TCC) hand down a decision which could impact on the number of private actions for nuisance brought against companies who are subject to detailed regulatory regimes and environmental permits.


Discovery assessments
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • November 7 2011

I am always on the look out for cases which involve discovery assessments because the opportunity for HMRC to raise assessments out of time is obviously very important indeed.


Liverpool dodge own-goal in reference response
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • October 5 2011

Ever agonised about just how far you should go when responding to a reference request?