18 February 2015

Agreement to buy shares was legally binding, despite failure to sign formal written document

Parties negotiating a contract should make it absolutely clear at all stages whether...

08 January 2014

Court gives guidance on tenants' liabilities to repair at end of lease of new property

Landlords and tenants of premises originally let as new will welcome judicial...

08 January 2014

New interim guidance published on waste electrical and electronic equipment regulations

Businesses involved in the sale, purchase and disposal of waste electrical and...

17 December 2013

Construction Law Update 2013

This law update reviews and highlights the legal developments that have taken place...

17 December 2013

New rules mean trade mark owners can oppose new trade mark applications more efficiently

Since October 2013 businesses that have registered trade marks have been able, in...

13 December 2013

Gross misconduct not always automatically grounds for dismissal

Employers should note that an employee's gross misconduct does not automatically...

12 December 2013

Serious Fraud Office brings first charges under Bribery Act

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has charged three British nationals with offences of...

12 December 2013

Employer can be liable for new employee's breach of confidence

An employer can be jointly liable for a new employee's unlawful use of his previous...

11 December 2013

Businesses cannot avoid liability by passing entire responsibility for waste management to third party contactors

A business failed in its argument that it discharged its duties under waste...

09 December 2013

Break clauses round-up

Landlords and tenants need to be careful following a spate of cases arising from the...

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