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Rowing coach faces sexual offences trial in February 2018
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • August 16 2017

Matthew James Swaffield Hackett, 54, faces five charges of alleged sexual activity with a 17-year-old girl. Hackett is reported to have worked at


Could ministers now be forced to disclose the content of their ministerial diaries?
  • Ashfords LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 16 2017

On 24 May 2017, the Court of Appeal agreed that former Conservative health secretary Andrew Lansley's Ministerial Diary should be disclosed under the


Lessons in overage
  • Irwin Mitchell LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 16 2017

Overage is a high-risk area. The recent high court case of Minerva (Wandsworth) Ltd v Greenland Ram (London) Limited 2017 EWHC 1457 (Ch) highlights


The long arm of Brexit
  • Macfarlanes LLP
  • European Union, OECD, United Kingdom
  • August 16 2017

The effect of Brexit on corporate groups will extend well beyond the sphere of customs duties and VAT. Groups will need to consider the potential


High Court decision illustrates the need to be sure of your ground before terminating for repudiatory breach
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 16 2017

In a recent decision, the High Court found that a claimant's letter purporting to terminate a contract for the defendant's repudiatory breach could


Inheritance claim failed because not working was a ‘lifestyle choice’
  • Wright Hassall LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 16 2017

It has been five months now since the judgement was handed down by the Supreme Court in the infamous case of Ilott v Mitson, in which we were


Standard For Acquired Distinctiveness For Three-Dimensional Shapes Clarified
  • Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu PC
  • United Kingdom
  • August 16 2017

The UK Court of Appeal recently dismissed Societé des produits Nestlé SA’s (Nestlé) appeal of a High Court decision that its three-dimensional


Early settlement offers and costs consequences
  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • August 16 2017

It is not uncommon for insurers to make offers to entice claimants into early settlement, especially in cases of substantial value, where the stress


Insurance: guidance on transitional provisions in Third Parties (Rights against Insurers) Act 2010
  • CMS
  • United Kingdom
  • August 16 2017

The High Court’s decision in Redman v Zurich Insurance PLC provides the first judicial indication as to the when the new Third Parties (Rights


A guide to the litigation process
  • Lewis Silkin
  • United Kingdom
  • August 16 2017

The civil justice rules, which had been developed over centuries, were discarded in 1999 and replaced by new rules of court procedure. These rules are