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Enforcing contact orders - sledgehammer to crack a nut?
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 16 2018

When parents have to go to court to sort out arrangements for their children, it is usually because all other options have failed. Such disputes can


Amendments to the inheritance tax position of settlements after the settlor becomes deemed domiciled
  • Macfarlanes LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 16 2018

The government has announced that it intends to legislate to counter the effect of the recent case of Barclays Wealth Trustees (Jersey) Limited &


Whistleblowing: Individual workers can be liable for a whistleblowing dismissal
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • United Kingdom
  • November 15 2018

The Court of Appeal has upheld the EAT’s decision that an employee may bring a claim against a co-worker on the grounds that the employee has suffered


Supreme Court defines plausibility in the context of sufficiency
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • November 15 2018

A majority postulates a new "outward presentation test" to deal with the infringement of second medical use patents. For the first time the Supreme


Vicarious Liability: Employer vicariously liable for Managing Director's assault
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • United Kingdom
  • November 15 2018

An employer was vicariously liable for its managing director's assault on an employee when drinking in a hotel bar after the company's Christmas party


Supreme Court denies RPI to CPI switch for Barnardo’s
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 15 2018

In a judgment issued on 7 November 2018, the Supreme Court unanimously denied Barnardo’s permission to switch from the Retail Prices Index (RPI) to


Data Protection: Employer vicariously liable for a rogue employee's internet disclosure of 100,00 employees' personal information
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • United Kingdom
  • November 15 2018

The Court of Appeal has upheld a High Court decision that Morrisons was vicariously liable in damages for a data protection breach by a rogue employee


Disability Discrimination: Despite a failure to issue job descriptions reflecting a disabled employee's adjusted duties, there was no discrimination
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • United Kingdom
  • November 15 2018

Although an employer had not issued job descriptions showing adjustments made to a disabled employee’s duties, the tribunal had correctly looked at


Employment Tribunals: Claims of unlawful deductions from wages
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • United Kingdom
  • November 15 2018

The Court of Appeal has held that employment tribunals have jurisdiction to resolve disputes about the construction of the employment contract when


Coulson’s legacy on payment processes lives on
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 14 2018

Recently, there has been a series of cases focused on failures of the payment process in construction contracts resulting in the so-called ‘smash and