UK Employment Law

Episode 144The View from Mayer Brown

Nick is joined by Omar El-Khattabi, who works in our Corporate practice and is a member of our Middle East Practice. He discusses some of the legal issues which he has come across for employers taking on staff in Saudi Arabia and UAE. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

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Legal developments in construction law

We are delighted to share our latest Construction Legal Update.

Key topics in this update include:

  1. Liquidated damages notices: is a seven second warning enough?
  2. Court provides reminder of an architect’s inspection duties and of the importance of evidence to support a claim
  3. Adjudication enforcement: Court of Appeal confirms extra ground for stay
  4. Government bans combustible materials on high-rise buildings
  5. 2019 start for new government initiatives on social value in procurement, outsourcing and prompt payment
  6. RIBA Professional Services Contracts 2018

The update can be accessed here.

UK Employment Law

Episode 143The View from Mayer Brown

Nick looks at the subject of non-disclosure clauses in contracts of employment and settlement agreement. Are they enforceable and should they still be included by employers after the concerns expressed about their misuse? To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

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UK Employment Law

Episode 142The View from Mayer Brown

Nick looks at three recent cases in the Court of Appeal. The Osipov case will radically change the way whistleblowing cases are run. The Morrisons case on data protection is equally groundbreaking. Finally we have a useful case summarising and developing the law on when an employee working outside Great Britain can bring a tribunal claim in an English tribunal. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

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Legal developments in construction law

We are delighted to share our latest Construction Legal Update.

Key topics in this update include:

  1. A pre-contract representation is not just for …
  2. Adjudication: Court of Appeal rules on pay and go lifeline for smash and grab victims
  3. So what is a concession contract?
  4. Government presses on with its battle against late payment
  5. Budget: Goodbye PF1 & 2; HMRC to become preferred insolvency creditors
  6. Minister threatens private landlords with intervention on Grenfell-style cladding
  7. Letwin final report published
  8. Retention Bill second reading postponed once again

The update can be accessed here.