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The Maersk Tangier - Court of Appeal dismisses carrier’s appeal
  • Quadrant Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • April 17 2018

The Maersk Tangier concerns the compulsory application of the Hague-Visby Rules where no bill of lading is issued, and application of the package

Tongue splitting, ear removal and branding - the limits of consent as a defence to extreme body modification
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • April 5 2018

Split ‘lizard’ tongues, tattooed eyeballs, genital beading and ear shaping are just a handful of unconventional body modification procedures people

Project monitors - duty, causation and contributory negligence
  • Simmons & Simmons LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 28 2018

In a decision which will be of interest to construction professionals and their insurers, the Court of Appeal has considered questions about the scope

Update: No cross-contract set-off between construction contracts in adjudication
  • White & Case LLP
  • Singapore, United Kingdom
  • March 27 2018

Singapore's highest court has found that set-off between different construction contracts is not possible in adjudication. Adjudication aims to ensure

Health and safety update March 2018
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • March 26 2018

In April 2013 the HSE served a prohibition notice on Chevron North Sea Ltd following an inspection of their offshore oil installation. The notice

Mediate or face cost consequences - is this still the court's approach?
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • United Kingdom
  • March 23 2018

Parties cannot be compelled to use an Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) procedure such as mediation to resolve their disputes. Yet, for around two

Validity of Amendment to Articles to Introduce Share Redemption
  • White & Case LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 23 2018

The UK Privy Council recently upheld the validity of a special resolution to amend a company's articles of association to introduce a compulsory

Revisiting Res Judicata
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • March 22 2018

When issuing proceedings to recover possession of property from a trespasser, a property owner will also often want to include a claim for mesne

Landmark legal case redefines personal injury law as three workers win damages against chemical company
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • March 21 2018

In a landmark judgment the Supreme Court, the highest court in the UK, has today ruled that three former employees of the chemicals company Johnson

Duelling first instance decisions create a rift in the law of litigation privilege
  • 4 New Square Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • March 20 2018

The Chancellor's decision in Bilta v RBS 2017 EWHC 3535 sits uneasily with that of Andrews J in SFO v ENRC 2017 EWHC 1017, on a point which is