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Employment tribunal fees - what took them so long?
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • September 21 2017

In this blog, Richard Fox examines the practical and political issues arising from the Supreme Court’s momentous decision in R (on the application of


Unison succeeds in its Supreme Court challenge against unlawful employment tribunal fees regime
  • Taylor Wessing
  • United Kingdom
  • September 20 2017

In July 2017, the UK’s highest court confirmed that the fees previously charged to employees wishing to bring tribunal claims in relation to treatment


Supreme Court “improves” upon the ImproverProtocol Questions in Actavis v Eli Lilly.
  • Bristows LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • September 20 2017

In this important case from July of this year, the Supreme Court reintroduced a true form of the doctrine of equivalents into UK patent law, allowing


Bradbury v BBC: the employer can decide the extent to which pay rises are pensionable
  • Bond Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 20 2017

The Court of Appeal has held that the BBC was entitled to cap at 1 the part of a 2 pay increase that would be categorised as "pensionable salary"


A Seismic Shift in UK Patent Infringement Law - Actavis v. Eli Lilly
  • Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox PLLC
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • September 19 2017

In a decision that appears to have introduced a doctrine of equivalents for the first time, the UK Supreme Court has shifted the laws on patent


Developments: Cases
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • United Kingdom
  • September 19 2017

The case involved failed holiday developments in Turkey and Morocco in which the solicitors acted as trustees. The insurers sought a declaration


Tribunal fees unlawful
  • Bristows LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 18 2017

The Supreme Court has quashed the Fees Order which introduced fees to the employment tribunal service in 2013 (R (on the application of UNISON) -v-


Is The Commercial Context Relevant When Interpreting Contracts?
  • LK Shields
  • United Kingdom
  • September 15 2017

When asked to interpret a contract, a Court’s first step will be to consider the natural and ordinary meaning of words (textualism), but if the


What is the “Staircase Tax”?
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • September 15 2017

There has been a lot of comment in recent weeks about the so-called “staircase tax” and its impact on small businesses, especially focussing on its


Hardened practitioners miss a trick by not attending ET users meetings
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • September 15 2017

It has long been a mystery to me as to why so few practitioners choose to attend ET users meetings. Particularly senior ones. The Employment Lawyers