Archive for June 2017

Legal developments in construction law

We are delighted to share our latest Construction Legal Update.

Key topics in this update include:

1. Hotel developer’s failure to make a reservation dooms challenge to adjudicator’s decision
2. Does a death or personal injury exclusion bring down the rest of the clause?
3. Subcontractors run out winners in Supreme Court 3-2 insurance decider
4. High Court specialist courts in rebranding exercise
5. JCT 2016 – the final chapter

The update can be accessed here.

UK Pensions Law

Episode 35The View from Mayer Brown

Richard Goldstein looks at the recent British Airways case in which the High Court held that the trustees of the Airways Pension Scheme validly exercised the Scheme’s amendment power to introduce a trustee power to pay discretionary pension increases, and that the trustees’ subsequent exercise of that power was valid.

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UK Employment Law

Episode 118The View from Mayer Brown

Nick looks at a recent case on territorial jurisdiction and the ability of tribunals to hear claims from employees based and working outside Britain. He also considers a case where a disabled employees absence from work was followed by redundancy, and whether this amounted to a discriminatory dismissal. Finally we have a significant Tribunal case on a direct discrimination claim for a failure to pay enhanced shared parental leave pay. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

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