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We are pleased to have boosted our Israel office with the appointment of Ilana Bar, one of the country’s most respected corporate insurance and institutional entities lawyers.
Case review 18/10/2021
This High Court decision provides guidance to parties wishing to make an application for pre-action disclosure. Deputy Master Brightwell was clear that a request for documentation needs to be clear and focused.
Case review 14/10/2021
In a judgment handed down on 9 August 2021, the Privy Council further refined the principle of “reflective loss” following the landmark Supreme Court decision in Sevilleja v Marex Finance .
Following the publication of The Legal 500 UK 2022, we are proud to announce that the firm has once again achieved impressive rankings and recognition within the latest guide to leading law firms and lawyers.
We are pleased to announce the appointment of a new partner as we look to strengthen our presence in Bristol.
On August 18, 2021, the Eastern District of Wisconsin concluded in Joy Global Inc. v. Columbia Casualty Co., 2021 WL 3667077 (E.D. Wis. Aug. 18, 2021), that the “Bump-Up” carve-out from the definition of “Loss” in a Directors and Officers’ (“D&O”) policy precluded indemnity coverage for several shareholder lawsuits arising out of an acquisition transaction.
In this briefing, we consider the latest court decisions relating to aggregation of dishonesty claims, unregulated introducers, breach of confidentiality and misuse of private information, undertakings, director’s fiduciary duties, the rule against reflective loss and limitation.
The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (also known as COP26) is taking place in Glasgow between 31 October and 12 November 2021. With the summit approaching, we have recently seen a plethora of proposed governmental policy supporting the UK’s commitment to transition to a net zero economy.
It will not come as a shock to most that climate change and climate action is at the forefront of the national agenda. The recently published Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report provided a stark warning as to the possible consequences of climate change, should action not be taken without delay.
Case review 13/08/2021
High Court judgment considers breach of confidence and misuse of private information in data breach claim
Judgment has been handed down in the case of Warren v DSG Retail Ltd, striking out the claimant’s claim for breach of confidence, misuse of private information and negligence.