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Can estate agents be liable for breach of warranty of authority and negligence when instructed by a fraudster - an update?
  • Boyes Turner LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 13 2018

As we reported in our article earlier in the year, no said the High Court when it considered the question in the case of P&P Property Ltd V Owen White

Parental responsibilities in the corporate sphere: liability for subsidiaries
  • Taylor Wessing
  • Nigeria, United Kingdom
  • June 11 2018

The Court of Appeal has considered whether a UK domiciled parent company can be liable for the acts or omissions of a foreign subsidiary. Background

Radar - Other UK legislative developments
  • Taylor Wessing
  • United Kingdom
  • December 11 2017

Payment Practices Reporting Regulations In April 2017, new regulations came into force which introduced reporting obligations around payment practices

Commercial Property - Autumn 2017
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • October 31 2017

The mere presence of Japanese Knotweed (JKW) on your property could now give rise to a successful private nuisance claim by neighbouring property

Negligence liability: parent and subsidiary companies
  • Dentons
  • Nigeria, United Kingdom
  • July 20 2017

The High Court has considered the circumstances in which a parent company may be liable to third parties in negligence for the acts or omissions of

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

Further Guidance on the Requirement of Reasonableness under UCTA
  • Shoosmiths LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 21 2017

This article looks at the recent case of Goodlife Foods Limited v Hall Fire Protection Limited. The Technology and Construction Court recently found

England and Wales: Parent company liability for the acts of foreign subsidiaries
  • HFW
  • United Kingdom
  • March 31 2017

In AAA and others v Unilever Plc and another, the English High Court considered the circumstances in which a UK domiciled company may face liability

Professional advice can be taxing - don't sweat it
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 24 2017

When a professional provides negligent advice they may be liable for consequent loss. But is the professional liable for the distress caused by their

Brexit: A disputes perspective
  • HFW
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • September 29 2016

Much has been written about the issues the UK will face as a country following the vote to leave the EU. However, little guidance has been given to