Archive for March 2018

Legal developments in construction law

We are delighted to share our latest Construction Legal Update.

Key topics in this update include:

1. Adjudication award: court orders partial stay after SPV abandons its project
2. Court throws lifeline to adjudication smash and grab victims
3. How to spot a pay less notice
4. Government updates power of trade bodies to challenge late payment terms
5. New consultations on NPPF overhaul and developer contributions
6. Considerate Constructors Scheme goes Ultra
7. Government consults on housing complaints system
8. The GDPR comes into force on 25 May 2018 – are you ready?

The update can be accessed here.

UK Employment Law

Episode 131The View from Mayer Brown

Nick’s review of three cases starts with a case which clarifies an area of the law on disability discrimination, looks at one which confirms the limits of employment protection for pregnant employees, under European law, and a case in the Supreme Court which may pave the way for a challenge to the way Tribunals evaluate whether a dismissal is fair or unfair. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

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UK Employment Law

Episode 130The View from Mayer Brown

Nick’s review of three recent cases starts with a case on springboard injunctions from 2015. The second case considers limitations on a discretionary power given to an employer. The final case deals with the point at which collective redundancy consultation has to start. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

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