Legal developments in construction law

We are delighted to share our latest Construction Legal Update.

Key topics in this update include:

  1. Supreme Court rules bank owes no duty of care for gambler’s credit reference
  2. Court of Appeal confirms contract clause bars eot for concurrent delay
  3. Failure to obtain assignment of engineer’s report sinks duty of care claim
  4. New government consultation on amended Building Regs fire safety guidance
  5. Revised NPPF published
  6. Government plans new measures on insolvency and corporate governance

The update can be accessed here.

UK Employment Law

Episode 138The View from Mayer Brown

Nick’s review of cases looks at a key case involving the use of legal advice given to the employer but which was leaked to the claimant, a wasted costs order against a claimant’s legal representative and whether a group of claimants had waived their claim by delaying for more than two years before going to court. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

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UK Employment Law

Episode 137The View from Mayer Brown

Nick looks at three recent and important cases. The first one looks at whether voluntary overtime counts towards holiday pay, the second considers if a belief in the right to own work product created by the employee was a philosophical belief covered by the Equality Act, and the final case considers part time working for a long term disabled employee facing dismissal. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

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UK Pensions Law

Episode 46The View from Mayer Brown

Richard looks at the recent Court of Appeal decision in the BA v Airways Pension Scheme Trustee case and the Competition and Markets Authority’s provisional decision in its investigation into the investment consultancy and fiduciary management markets.

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UK Employment Law

Special EpisodeAnother View from Mayer Brown

Nick is joined by Jennifer McGrandle, to talk about the valuable work done by ELIPS (Employment Tribunal Litigant in Person Support Scheme) and what it means to be an ELIPS volunteer. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

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International Arbitration Update

Please find attached the seventh edition of Mayer Brown’s Global International Arbitration Update, a bi-annual publication that summarises key events in international arbitration from the preceding six months. The update, which covers both commercial and investor-State arbitration developments from around the globe, is divided into five sections:

  • Mayer Brown firm updates;
  • Legal updates from across the globe, including updates to the CIETAC, CAA, BCDR-AAA, DIAC and DIS Rules and updates from the ICC and LCIA;
  • Global case law developments;
  • Upcoming Mayer Brown Events; and
  • Key Mayer Brown Publications.

The update can be accessed here.

Legal Developments in Construction Law

We are delighted to share our latest Construction Legal Update.

Key topics in this update include:

  1. Airline claims plane leases are void for common mistake
  2. Tough exclusion clause passes Court of Appeal examination
  3. Court of Appeal blocks escape route for Misrepresentation Act exclusion clauses
  4. Government announces new requirements for public service contracts
  5. Government consults on banning combustible cladding
  6. Letwin house building study published
  7. Retention Bill second reading postponed again – to the autumn

The update can be accessed here.

 

UK Employment Law

Episode 136The view from Mayer Brown

Nick looks at three recent cases. In this episode he looks at a case on handling extensive sickness absence for a disabled employee, the relevance of PHI cover when awarding damages and a damages claim for negligently damaging an employee’s social media accounts. To follow Nick on Twitter, please go to Nicholas Robertson@NicholasRober11.

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