November 28, 2017

An employee who was told that he was being dismissed resigned and brought a breach of contract claim. The employer had misled the employee as to the real reason for his dismissal when it told him he was being dismissed due to a reorganisation of legal services rather t...

November 27, 2017

The Law Society will seek permission to intervene in a landmark dispute between the Serious Fraud Office and mining company the Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation which could reset the parameters of legal professional privilege.

The case, which is due to be heard by...

November 21, 2017

Arbitrations are often favoured by companies as an alternative to the Courts in order to resolve disputes. The main reason for this preference is that arbitrations subject to English law are confidential in nature. This protects the commercial parties from any negative...

November 20, 2017

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (“EAT”) has dismissed an appeal against a lower tribunal's decision that Uber drivers were workers for the purposes of the Employment Rights Act 1996, the National Minimum Wage Act 1998 and the Working Time Regulations 1998 (WTR 1998). Th...

November 13, 2017

Fears over privacy and the application of GDPR, concern over lax rules for spies, and the omission of regulation on fake news were just some of the issues raised at the second reading of the UK Data Protection House Bill in the House of Lords. The bill is intended to o...

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