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Kennedys Law LLP | United Kingdom | 28 Jun 2013

Contractor not liable for fire damage

Court of Appeal confirms contractor not liable for damage caused by hot works as resulting fire not reasonably foreseeable. The Claimant sued the

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Kennedys Law LLP | United Kingdom | 22 Feb 2013

The heat is on!

Breach of contract and measure of loss for machinery damage. Mueller’s copper factory was being re-roofed by the Defendant when it was severely

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Kennedys Law LLP | United Kingdom | 27 Jun 2012

Product safety - adviser liable to retailers

Adviser liable for breach of duty of care in contract and tort where employee failed to seek expert advice on safety of anti-mould chemical used on leather furniture.

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Kennedys Law LLP | United Kingdom | 30 Mar 2012

Professional indeminity - scope of duty

Court confirms retainer determines law firm’s responsibilities: it does not assume responsibility for all previous advice of predecessor firms - Shepherd Construction Ltd v Pinsent Masons LLP 19.01.12.

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Kennedys Law LLP | United Kingdom | 27 Oct 2011

Follow the leader - what does it mean?

The Commercial Court clarifies the meaning of the follow the leader clause.

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Kennedys Law LLP | United Kingdom | 30 Sep 2011

Solvent exposure - claimant successful on causation

The Court of Appeal upholds decision that exposure at work caused a neurological condition.

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Kennedys Law LLP | United Kingdom | 27 Jul 2011

“Ex gratia” termination payments: getting the label right

The EAT recently handed down its decision in the case of Publicis Consultants v O’Farrell, in which the employer (“Publicis”) was found to be in breach of contract in respect of a failure to pay notice pay to a departing employee, even though it had in fact made payment of an equivalent sum of money to the employee

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Kennedys Law LLP | United Kingdom | 13 May 2011

Kmiecic v Isaacs 22.2.11

In June 2006, Mr Kmiecic was working as a casual labourer for Mr Sniegula.

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Kennedys Law LLP | United Kingdom | 31 Mar 2011

Strike injunctions

The Court of Appeal has lifted the interim injunctions previously awarded by the High Court in favour of Serco and London Midland against the RMT and ASLEF which had prevented the unions from calling their members out on strike as planned.

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Kennedys Law LLP | United Kingdom | 11 Mar 2011

Everett and another v Comojo (UK) Ltd TA The Metropolitan and others 18.01.11

Nightclubs owe visitors a duty of care in respect of the actions of third parties on their premises; in this case there had been no breach of this duty.

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