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Watch out! Internal settlement negotiations may not always remain "internal"
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • December 19 2018

Clients who believe that their internal "confidential" discussions to settle a case will always remain within their company's four walls are in for a

Updating Evidence Laws for the Digital Space: Overseas Protection Orders
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • November 15 2018

In a bid to keep English law up to date with technological advances, the Crime (Overseas Production Orders) Bill 2018 has passed the committee stage

Court of Appeal considers date of knowledge to set time running for limitation in negligence actions
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 8 2018

The Court of Appeal has held that a negligence claim against a broker of forward freight agreements was time-barred. The limitation period could not

(Re)insurance Weekly Update 6- 2018
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 20 2018

A summary of recent developments in insurance, reinsurance and litigation law. JMX v Norfolk and Norwich Hospitals: Judge considers whether Part 36

Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) issues warning notice over holiday sickness claims
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 19 2017

The SRA has responded to the huge increase in holiday sickness claims by issuing a warning notice on 6 September 2017. The notice raised concern that

The Enterprise Bill and damages for late payment of insurance claims
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 27 2015

This week saw lively exchanges in the House of Lords over proposed amendments to the damages for late payment of claims provisions at clauses 20 and

IBA report discussed at House of Lords event
  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • Global
  • December 2 2014

On 1 December 2014, the International Bar Association (IBA) hosted a discussion in the House of Lords, London, on a report published by the IBA's

A stricter test of foreseeability
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 17 2013

In Caparo Industries v Dickman (1990) the House of Lords set out a three stage test for the duty of care in negligence looking at, firstly, the

House of Lords Select Committee on the Mental Capacity Act 2005
  • Thirty Nine Essex Street
  • United Kingdom
  • June 3 2013

Following the recommendation in the report of the Lords' Liaison committee that an ad hoc post-legislative scrutiny committee be appointed to

Tax advice given by accountants not protected by privilege
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada
  • January 24 2013

Legal advice privilege applies only to lawyers and does not extend to tax advice provided by accountants, the United Kingdom Supreme Court (formerly