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  1. Legal news
    24 March 2021
    Meeting the challenges posed by Brexit for cross-border disputes

    On 1 January 2021 the European Union regime that previously facilitated litigation for disputes crossing the border between the EU and United Kingdom fell away, to be replaced with a regime founded on the Hague ...

  2. Legal news
    05 July 2019
    The Courts are approaching the new Disclosure Pilot Scheme with Pragmatism: A Review of Recent Case Law

    Recent case law demonstrates applications relating to disclosure made after 1 January 2019 will be dealt with in accordance with the new Disclosure Pilot Scheme ("DPS").

  3. Legal news
    16 September 2019
    Explaining international arbitration

    Head of French Arbitration, Jalal El Ahdab, has created a video explaining the basics of international arbitration in simplified terms, or "to my grandma".

  4. Legal news
    09 July 2020
    UK: Coronavirus and Business Interruption (BI) Insurance: do you have coverage?

    The COVID-19 pandemic has caused substantial and widespread disruption to businesses across the UK, preventing many from operating in their entirety. Consequently, business owners may look to recover some of their ...

  5. Legal news
    27 May 2020
    A salutary reminder of the importance of following internal policies when negotiating purchase agreements by email

    As the shift to home working looks like it is here to stay, at least for the next few months, it is more important than ever that employees follow internal policies when negotiating new contracts. In Athena Brands Ltd v ...

  6. Legal news
    25 April 2018
    Hot Topics: Software Licensing Disputes

    Software licensing disputes are on the increase, a trend driven by customers implementing new technologies without examining how this affects pre-existing agreements.

  7. Legal news
    16 March 2021
    Business Interruption claim struck out as COVID-19 did not fall within the ‘Infectious Disease’ clause in a hotel’s insurance policy

    The Newcastle Circuit Commercial Court recently considered a business interruption (BI) insurance issue that was not addressed by the Supreme Court in the FCA test case on BI policies. This is the first decision ...

  8. Legal news
    17 September 2019
    Solving Consumer Disputes after a 'no deal' Brexit – Changes to your T&C's

    As part of the Government's efforts to help businesses prepare for the possibility of the UK exiting the European Union without a deal on 31st October 2019 it has recently published a paper entitled Consumer rights and ...

  9. Legal news
    01 October 2020
    ‘Light-touch’ changes have been made to the new The LCIA Rules 2020 in force from 1 October 2020

    The LCIA has published a new set of LCIA Arbitration Rules, which are due to take effect on 1 October 2020. In this article we provide a brief overview of some of the key changes to the current framework and explain ...

  10. Legal news
    16 December 2020
    Increased clarity is expected to influence private enforcement actions in 2021

    Follow-on damages claims are now an almost inevitable consequence of infringement decisions by the European Commission and national competition authorities, and preparing for possible claims is an ever more important ...