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Bahrains liberal, forward-thinking attitude to international trade & commerce has made it the second biggest Islamic Finance market globally
The default payment provisions in the Construction Act have made so called 'smash and grab- adjudications common place.
For some the temptation to embellish their résumé is irresistible and recent data shows it is on the increase.
Businesses need to be aware of the pending introduction of two sets of regulations in the UK, whose entry into force is imminent.
The judgment ruled that HM Government was not permitted to trigger Article 50.
David Reissner considers the extent of the GPhC's legal powers to use covert surveillance in its investigations
Paul Henty and Rory Ashmore look at JustEat and Facebook as examples of overlooking merger control.
David Reissner has some strong words for NHS England and its handling of alleged breaches of service by pharmacists.
We round up the key changes to legislation expected in the year ahead that could affect owners and developers of commercial property.
Following last month’s issue of a £160,000 fine to a retailer for resale price maintenance in the sports poster and merchandise industry.
A review of The Mortgage Credit Directive (Directive 2014/17/EU) (the MCD), which came into effect on 21 March 2016.
R (on the application of QSRC Limited v National Health Service Commissioning Board
Our new report focuses on how Brexit and the end of freedom of movement risks pushing the social care sector past the ‘tipping point’.
Welcome to the latest edition of our Art Law Newsletter.
A look at the most recent RERA resolution details and its impact on managing joint properties in Bahrain.
Our Property Litigation expert provides an overview of a recent High Court appeal which denies mortgage borrower interest in property.
Simon analyses recent judicial scrutiny on when the “interests of justice” may permit a non-party access to arbitration documents.
An exciting new blockchain platform for the buying and selling of residential property is to be launched in the Kingdom of Bahrain
Future legal reform will inevitably disrupt existing augmented reality technology to some degree.
In the aftermath of Brexit, there may be an opportunity for the UK to repeal the Artists' Resale Right Directive.
Paul Arathoon looks at the key proposals from the recent discussion paper on the AIM Market Rules.
From April 2017 employers with a payroll of £3 million or more each year will have to pay an apprenticeship levy of 0.5% of their pay bill
Thinking of using this online portal to rent your apartment to visitors on short term lets? Think twice!
Georgina Redsell address recent case law in relation to vacant possession
The law regarding exhortations to children in broadcast adverts has been updated – bringing it in line with EU legislation.
Brief summaries of the latest legal updates affecting various real estate stakeholders in Bahrain.
Lauren Fraser and Katie Helmore discuss whether rights to use leisure facilities constitute an easement.
Adding storeys to an existing building will generally require planning permission and may require other consents.
Access on to land to facilitate telecoms work can be problematic. Is there a better way?
We took part in the inaugural Venture Capital in Africa summit hosted by the African Private Equity & Venture Capital Association in London.
Victoria Younghusband provides an update on the FCA's draft technical note and PMB no.23 feedback.
Welcome to the first edition of our new biannual art law newsletter.
International arbitration remains the preferred dispute resolution mechanism for cross-border disputes for major international corporations
Emma Humphreys and Oliver Radley-Gardner examine the detail of the new Electronic Communications Code.
The announcement in the 2016 Budget that all state and maintained schools will become Academies has caused significant debate.
Helen Hutton discusses where we are now and the likely impacts of the Government's air quality plan.
There is a considerable lack of clarity around the recovery of adjudication costs which has been exacerbated by a recent case.
New rules on the licensing of intellectual property are due to come into effect on 30 April 2014
All AIM companies must amend the Rule 26 section of their website to reflect key changes to AIM rules.
EU Commission sends Statement of Objections to airlines on Brussels – Lisbon
Landlord successfully opposes lease renewal with redevelopment works contrived for the purposes of ground (f).
The Committees of Advertising Practice have recently introduced two new guidance documents to promote responsible gambling advertising.
A number of price comparison websites in the general insurance sector are failing to meet consumers' expectations.
Welcome to the second edition of our biannual art law newsletter.
Please click here to read our guide to GDC investigations and fitness to practise hearings.
UK companies and LLPs will be required to investigate PSCs in them.
Vanessa Walters provides an update on Brexit and the effect on Financial Services firms.
Experts are now suggesting that AI will dominate industries and come even closer to consumers’ daily lives than first expected.
As a pharmacist, any complaint or concern which is raised by the General Pharmaceutical Council can be confusing and stressful.
Where threats are made in the UK to bring Intellectual Property infringement proceedings the UK courts can, and will, deal with them.
Delays to the legislation have led some to doubt that the Trademark Law would, ultimately, be adopted by all GCC states.
Homeowners need to be aware of an important recent decision about a particularly dangerous weed.
This article looks at a new pilot scheme for unopposed business lease renewals issued in County Court at Central London.
We highlight important lessons for landowners and others negotiating multi-stage contracts from a recent decision of the Court of Appeal.
Access to pirated content for consumers may become more difficult.
A recent decision confirms that there must be deliberate wrongdoing by a ‘discloser’ in order for an injunction to be granted
The ASA has recently published a blog highlighting the key changes in its approach to ensuring ad compliance over the last ten years.
Paul Stone dissects the case, AG Wahl’s Opinion and the wider impact of the case
Charities should have systems in place to check whether any of their trustees or senior managers will now be disqualified.
This article considers the pre-release version of the second edition of the FIDIC Yellow Book.
The European Securities and Markets Authority published its second advice to the EU Institutions following the first on 30 July 2015
Financial services companies may face more disputes with SMEs.
The Chancellor has announced that legislation will be introduced in the next Budget to clarify or modify certain aspects of the schemes.
The EAT looked at whether an employer was liable for age discrimination when payments to an employee ceased when she reached 60
Our property litigation expert, Emma Humphreys addresses case law in relation to restrictive covenants.
NHS contracts are valuable because they are hard to come by. Equally, if a new contract is granted, it can have devastating consequences.
International Arbitration is becoming an increasingly popular dispute resolution method in the GCC.
Considering ending the tenancy of your dental practice? there are a number of important issues to consider and planning ahead is crucial.
Pharmacy need to be aware of their duties in relation to the management of asbestos and fire safety legislation.
Our overview of market entry applications, answers the most common questions our clients ask when considering making an application.
"Not all negligent acts will be treated as manslaughter if a patient dies."
David Reissner has reservations about a new drive to uncover community pharmacy contractor fraud...
Regardless of how long it takes to invoke Article 50, a major concern is... What will happen to the right to employ European nationals.
The level of political discussion in the workplace is high at present, which is good, but if it becomes heated, it can cause tension.
Before the Brexit referendum in June 2016, some made dramatic predictions of “a bonfire of workers’ rights”.
The Law Commission published recommendations on 27 February 2014 in relation to the enforceability of marital agreements.
The result of the UK-EU referendum has generated significant uncertainty, felt particularly acutely in the financial services sector.
Essential tips to help avoid difficult AGMs - this year in a crisis management context.
In this article, Partner Tim Jenkins summarises some of the key considerations involved with the sale or purchase of a veterinary practice.
The sale or purchase of a veterinary practice is likely to be one of the largest financial transactions that a vet will make.
In the first of our ‘Building Up’ series, we look at some of the key challenges to delivering taller developments in the capital.
Essential tips to help avoid difficult AGMs.
The question of the employment status of beaters and pickers-up comes around as regularly as the Glorious Twelfth.
We consider what an important Supreme Court decision means for assessing damages in cases of rights to light and restrictive covenants.
Laura Bruin attended the Blockchain Conference London 2016, which featured a number of panel discussions.
An overview of the legal issues around using blockchain under English law.
Bahrain’s Information Affairs Minister has announced that the VAT regime is expected to be in force by the middle of 2018.
In a surprise decision from the EUIPO, the office has revoked McDonald’’s EU Trade Mark for BIG MAC on the grounds of non-use.
These are some of the key areas where our private individual clients are likely to be affected by the 2016 Budget.
Advertising Standards Authority throws out Heinz Beanz advert for the second time due to nutritional claims.
We discuss a number of tax measures announced in Budget 2016 that will affect corporate real estate.
The UK, and London in particular, is a preferred location for Bahrainis seeking to build or expand an international real estate portfolio.
SDLT on commercial premises has been changed to a "slice" system rather than a "slab" system.
Our IP expert, David Fyfield, discusses trade marks in relation to commercial property.
Bahrain's reputation for Financial and Investment Freedom has been enhanced by the introduction of the Bahrain Investment Market (“BIM").
Government responds to Taylor Review with 'Good Work plan', intended to increase rights of the 1.8 million working in the Gig Economy.
This article sets out the core priorities for luxury brands – and the sector as a whole – for the next 12 months.
We review the implications of Budget 2016 for the construction and infrastructure sectors.
Louise Clark answers questions on break clauses in commercial leases.
As a result of the global financial crisis, a number of Bahraini real estate projects were brought to a halt.
Despite the uncertainty surrounding Brexit, there are steps employers can take now in order to retain their existing workforce in the UK.
What is a "back-to-back" agreement?
Although Article 50 has yet to be triggered it now looks likely to take place by March 2017.
Finance Ministers of the GCC States attended a meeting in Jeddah on 16 June 2016 to discuss the introduction of a GCC-wide VAT regime.
Much ink has already been spilled on the subject of what Brexit is likely to mean for the UK economy and businesses in various sectors.
Visit us at the BDIA Dental Showcase at London ExCel on 6th-8th October
The UK voted to leave the European Union in a country-wide referendum on 23 June 2016.
The new Parental Bereavement Act 2018 means that from 2020 bereaved parents will be entitled to two weeks’ leave.
Read the latest edition of our 'Building Up' publication, focusing on adding additional storeys on existing buildings.
A major victory for owners of copyright in broadcasts following a 2017 order granted by the High Court
Today is a historical milestone: The UK has voted to leave the European Union in a country-wide referendum.
The Supreme Court has handed down a unanimous judgment in favour of the ratepayer, overturning the Court of Appeal decision.
What is Blockchain and what impact could it have on real estate?
An overview of a panel session on buy and build strategies at the TMT Finance M&A Forum held in London
Concerns have been expressed by employers in FS about their ability to retain talent and recruit talented workers from the EU.
Broadcasters were warned that they need to start having internal conversations about the scale of the cyber security threat they face.
CAP announces new rules and guidelines following review into harmful gender stereotypes in advertising.
We have recently completed a transaction where a loan between two individuals was secured against the borrower’s collection of luxury cars.
Whilst the future impact of EU law is by no means certain, the assumption that there is little to be done is dangerous.
Blockchain technology has opened the door to potentially significant changes once again - with implications across the board.
The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport published guidance in relation to broadcasting and VoD, in the event of 'no-deal' Brexit.
We take a look at Business rates, which are a tax on occupiers of non-residential property.
In a recent High Court decision, the owners of the Canary Wharf Estate were denied trade mark protection for the name CANARY WHARF.
Our seasonal round-up of Compliance related issues.
Regulator imposes £400,000 penalty for flouting of rules on unsolicited telemarketing
The Chancellor announced during his Budget speech that a change would be made to the qualifying conditions to claim entrepreneurs’ relief
The Autumn Budget included an important change to CGT entrepreneurs’ relief.
The Department for BEIS has published its response to the April 2018 Consultation on the reform of UKLP law.
Key aspects of the Trade Union Act 2016 come into force on 1 March.
Changes to the UK Trade Mark Act are coming on the 14 January 2019, to implement the 2015 Trade Marks Directive.
Navigating trade mark specifications following the High Court’s decision in Skykick.
We have recently developed a new training course covering all aspects of the IChemE suite of contracts.
The Ministry of Justice has today announced changes to divorce laws to “end the blame game”
The government has announced a number of key changes to legislation within the last few months
Over the past few years, the UK government has made significant changes to the taxation of companies holding UK residential property.
Learn about our approach to philanthropic giving.
You may be faced with a capital gains tax (CGT) liability even when selling your main home – if you bought it off plan.
Office to residential permitted development rights to be made permanent
The Court of Appeal has stepped in to provide clear guidance to landlords seeking to recover the cost of works from their tenants.
This point was considered recently by the High Court (Technology and Construction Court).
Ghassan El Daye discusses a landmark judgment in Qatar.
Read the first edition of our new regular TMT newsletter, Connect.
The CMA has recently issued its final report following its market study into price comparison websites
Welcome to April edition of our Compliance newsletter
Engaging in banter with customers and competitors on social media? Here are some things to think about
Rory Ashmore gives a Summer update on some recent intriguing developments in UK competition law.
How will charities cope when faced with a Charity Commission better equipped with regulatory powers by the Bill?
In the run up to the pre-Christmas peak shopping months, the CMA has launched a campaign against online price fixing.
The UK has led the way in corporate governance developments and the push for greater corporate transparency.
Revised Regulations will come into force on 6 April 2015. We take a look at some practical considerations.
A summary of the MWB Business Exchange Centres Ltd v Rock Advertising Ltd
Welcome to our winter edition of Construct.Law bringing you legal and commercial insight into issues facing the construction industry.
The long awaited proposals by the government to overhaul the National Planning Policy Framework have finally arrived.
In this article, we discuss the relationship between the prevention principle and concurrent delay in recent case law.
This article was first produced in partnership with the Financial Services practice module of Lexis PSL.
In this article, we discuss rent review provisions which are common place in commercial business tenancies.
Ofcom has published a statement and consultation document on the regulation of on-demand programme services.
CMA issues reminder about rules for recommending products and services on social media.
Peter Byrd considers the impact of the recent Supreme Court decision in the Cartier case, concerning blocking injunctions in the UK.
This article will focus on parties’ entitlement to terminate and the consequences that flow from terminating a contract early.
It is an established principle of contract law that a signature by a party is not a prerequisite to the existence of contractual relations
Employers should tread cautiously when raising potential performance issues with an employee on sick leave with work-related stress.
My landlord agrees to the sale of my pharmacy lease on the condition that I am the buyer's guarantor. Is this a requirement under my lease?
The suspended prison sentence passed on Northern Ireland pharmacist Martin White is deeply troubling for the pharmacy profession.
Premises owner liable for infringement of copyright after DJs play music on his premises
Important announcements by the FCA and the EBA clarifying guidance on outsourcing to the cloud and third party IT Services.
In August 2015 the Committees of Advertising Practice published new guidance for vloggers.
The Supreme Court has sought to clarify the so-called 'penalty rule' arising from a breach of commercial contract.
The development plan sets out the policies against which planning applications are assessed.
Jonathan Hyman and Nic Couchman explore how football is embracing blockchain technology and partnerships with cryptocurrencies.
Has the triggering of Article 50 impacted the number of cross-border mergers involving UK companies?
Regulators are turning their attention to increasing use of cloud outsourcing and cloud service providers.
We look at the recent case of Matier v Christchurch Gardens (Epsom) Limited.
Our Construction expert, Andrew Keeley addresses Carillion’s demise and high insolvency rates in the UK construction market.
The conventional UK oil and gas industry has had a boost with a significant decision in June, amidst fracking opposition.
The CMA has published its decision in Ping online sales ban case, confirming its strict approach to restrictions on online sales.
Have the banks curbed reckless risk taking enough? Convicted trader says “profits-first ask-questions later” culture is still alive and well
Culture within financial services is a hot topic at the moment with regulators encouraging good culture by imposing governance frameworks.
Tekcapital plc (Tekcapital), secondary placing of new shares on AIM, raised just under £2.5 million for the company.
Charles Russell Speechlys publish second edition of The Book of Commercial Awareness
Edited by Partner David Berry, the Commercial Law Handbook examines the structure of the most commonly encountered transactions
Pharmacy lawyer David Reissner explores the circumstances when pharmacists could face prosecution for manslaughter
Intermediate landlord's rights trumped?
The CMA has published a blog summarising the CMA’s work on enforcement since its establishment.
Check out our summer round-up of compliance related news.
A clear message has been issued to ensure that GPGR reporting is taken seriously and accurately reported by the deadline of 4 April 2018
The EAT decision in Awan v ICTS reminds us of the difficulties faced when seeking to dismiss an employee who's absent on sickness benefits.
Remedies in UK employment law are generally limited to actual financial losses.
To date, the Committee of Advertising Practice has undertaken two public consultations on the impact of the GDPR on the CAP Code.
Our team explores the recent case law involving a threatened procurement challenge in relation to HS2 Limited.
Do you live with your partner? Are you unmarried? We explain what happens if it all ends in tears.
The immediate threat of UK firms losing access to the EU market.
The FCA, Bank of England, Banking Standards Board and Government continue to focus changing financial services culture.
Read the notes from our recent case law update seminar.
Capital markets transactions 2015
The Department for Work and Pensions are consulting on changes to automatic enrolment for new employers set up after 1 April 2017.
What should you consider when co-owning a property?
We provide an overview of the Deregulation Act 2015 in relation to residential properties in England.
Monitor has published guidance on how it will interpret competition and procurement regulation within the public healthcare sector.
The Kingdom of Bahrain first considered imposing levies on companies dredging sand from its coastline a number of years ago.
Mark Bailey explores the US's new CLOUD Act and whether or not it is a step forward for Cloud providers.
Buying a site with planning permission? Take heed!
It's essential that any employer considers the wording of the contract and any underlying documents before contemplating employee dismissal.
We discuss the investment into and development of the UK's infrastructure projects.
Chris Putt uses the team's recent reverse takeover deal to highlight how warrants can address potential selling pressure issues.
Samuel Milne explores the actions buyers and sellers can take before a transaction to maximise their chances of avoiding potential delays.
The Direct Marketing Association has launched a new principles based code of practice which aims to put the consumer first.
A recent ruling of the DIFC Court of Appeal has raised the possibility that foreign judgments may be accepted as enforceable in the UAE.
This article sets out the most common methods of disposing of a Pharmacy lease before the end of a term.
Welcome to the December edition of our Dental Brief. This edition includes...
The Regulation will introduce more stringent privacy rules in respect of all electronic communications.
The phenomenal growth in the commercial application of drone technology has led to them becoming an essential business tool.
The High Court has made a number of important findings that have relevance to data subject access requests.
Our Historic Building event provided insights into the challenges & successes associated with the current & future use of heritage buildings
Before starting on any development project, a careful check of the ownership and any relevant covenants and rights is required.
A recent judgment re-iterates the importance of carefully drafting a deed of assignment when assigning claims.
Court of Appeal decides that wording only relates to how promptly notice should be given after becoming aware
Welcome to our April edition of our Dental Brief.
Senior Healthcare partner David Reissner picks apart Jeremy Hunt's language during Monday's parliamentary debate
The most common ways for pharmacies to vacate and dispose of the pharmacy lease before the end of the lease term.
I am sure that Bob Dylan, prescient as he is, did not have paragraph 49 of the NPPF in mind when he penned "Days of 49".
The sale or purchase of a dental practice is likely to be one of the largest financial transactions that a dentist will make.
This Article considers some of the issues that arise in connection with directors’ duties and shareholder disputes.
It provides the necessary detail to allow developers, brokers and sales agents to obtain the appropriate licenses.
The EAT come to a decision on the Really Easy Car Credit Ltd v Thompson case, regarding pregnancy discrimination.
The ICO has published updated guidance on the difference between data controllers and data processors under the DPA 1998.
The European Medicines Agency (“EMA”) has been taken to court by its UK landlord.
The importance of knowing your contract – where you are protected, where you may be exposed – is as high as ever.
"Buy land, they ain’t making any more of it" – So said the author Mark Twain.
Last month saw the first rights of light case reach the Court of Appeal since the decision of the Supreme Court in Coventry v Lawrence.
An overview of African Export – Import Bank v Shebah Exploration and Production Co Ltd
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia may be renowned for its vast reserves of black gold but it is by no means the only variety beneath its deserts.
A brief alert on what an LEI is.
What the two forthcoming Finance Acts will mean for non-doms and beneficiaries of non-resident trusts
Developers often ask us to draw up strategic partnership frameworks (SPFs) with registered providers (RPs).
Provisions that are more operational, such as governance, are often pushed to the back of the queue.
We explore some misleading commentary on the judgement that Google must remove links on search result pages relating to a Spanish citizen.
FTSE listed insurer, the Royal & Sun Alliance (“R&SA”) has been fined £150,000 by the ICO
What impact will section 87 of the Digital Economy Act 2017 have on the Competition Appeal Tribunal’s review of Ofcom decisions?
It is however potentially indirectly discriminatory unless the employer can objectively justify the dress code.
The rapidly changing face of modern business has highlighted the gaps in employment protection faced by many of those engaged in it.
The long running case of Pimlico Plumbers v Smith comes to a conclusion.
With an increased frequency of cases involving the secret covert recording of workplace conversations, the EAT provides helpful guidance.
When it comes to 2016, it’s not so much that there is less employment law, it’s more that it’s different… Here’s our top 10.
Are you a “Mumanager”?
The gender pay gap, how that widens after having children and general pregnancy related issues have all hit the press recently.
Helen Hutton explores environmental compliance
Landlords are frequently including ground rent reviews in their leases, what does this mean for buyers?
Recently we've seen two court decisions examine the option of requiring a party to perform its repair obligations during the lease.
Razzak Mirjan explores website blocking injunctions within the UK in the midst of the 2018 World Cup.
On 6th May 2015, the European Commission commenced a sector inquiry into the e-commerce sector in the EU.
Emma Humphreys reviews the recent decision in Page v Convoy Investments Ltd  EWCA
A look at the legal considerations when extending your home.
The latest edition of our ENeRgize newsletter.
We set out some of the highlights that will help you make decisions for your properties.
Our property litigation team provides a summary of recent case law in connection to entire agreement clauses.
Compliance deadline 5 December 2015: Should penalties for non-compliance be reduced in the first year?
We consider how ECM could be affected by the UK's impending departure from the EU
Helen Coward picks out key highlights from the draft legislation for the 18/19 Finance Bill on changes to Entrepreneurs’ Relief
Foreign residents concerned over status if UK voted to leave EU in June
We look at the two most impactful changes in the Bribery and Corruption sector in 2017.
The Government has now issued some guidance on when employers may use unpaid work trial periods in their recruitment processes.
The ECJ has held that employers are obliged to set up a system for measuring actual daily working time for individual workers.
Welcome to the first Charles Russell Speechlys ENeRgize newsletter.
Advocate General’s Opinion on the Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AVMSD)
The Court of Appeal has dismissed Pimlico Plumbers’ appeal
Our guide provides an essential insight into some of the principal considerations when establishing a business presence in the UK.
Companies incorporated in the UK have been able to hold virtual meetings since August 2009.
We look at a recent case that sheds light on whether easements can be used to secure access to recreational facilities.
This rejection by the courts is helpful for employers in terms of gender pay reporting.
Welcome to the Autumn edition of our ENeRgize newsletter.
John Sykes and Simon Heatley of Charles Russell Speechlys LLP examine the increasingly complex subject of expert evidence.
Paul Henty and Rory Ashmore explore the latest updates in EU & Competition law.
Ghassan El Daye explores extradition in the United Arab Emirates considering two case studies and the significance of extradition.
A recent employment tribunal has upheld a direct discrimination claim with regards to equal SPL pay for fathers.
The ECHR establish that workplace monitoring is not a care free matter; a return to greater caution is required.
The High Court’s decision in WM Morrison Supermarkets plc v Various Claimants that an employer was liable for a data breach has been upheld
We highlight the key employment issues on the horizon for 2019 - and beyond.
We look at the scope for professional consultants to exclude or limit liability in the terms of their appointment.
This article considers how escrow accounts and project bank accounts may be used to mitigate the risk of insolvency.
2015 has been a busy year, IPOs and placings for mining companies have been difficult.
Today marks an historic day in the challenging world of cross-border succession as new EU rules on succession come into force.
Rachel Warren talks about the future of e-cigarettes.
In February, the European Commission announced that the Falsified Medicines Directive will become law across Europe on 9 February 2019.
The latest in our regular series of competition law updates.
The CMA is also seeking to establish liability against Allergan plc for its ownership of Actavis in the period 2015 to 2017.
The latest in our regular competition law update.
The Competition Appeal Tribunal upholds a CMA case on information exchange at a single meeting.
New rules for whistleblowing spell cultural change for all regulated firms.
Pregnant workers should be protected against dismissal from the moment they become pregnant, says Advocate General.
The Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Act 2016 amends fundraising provisions in previous Acts and introduces new requirements.
The latest in our regular Focus Antitrust bulletin.
A round up of the latest competition news.
A round up of the latest competition law news.
The latest of our regular focus antitrust bulletin.
The latest edition of our regular Focus Antitrust update.
Gender pay reporting is the mandatory obligation for large employers to publish on-line specified gender pay data by 4 April 2018.
The Financial Conduct Authority has now published its finalised Guidance on Cryptoassets PS19/22.
Claire Greaney considers the decision of Asturion as well as when delay amounts to an abuse of process and how to "pause proceedings".
EU legislators working on fundamental principles for regulating an industry that is set to grow at a great pace
Landlords upgrading buildings to keep up with technological changes must give tenants their “quiet enjoyment”
Company director sentenced in precast concrete drainage products criminal cartel case
This week’s competition law developments include the CMA provisionally clearing the Just Eat/Hungryhouse merger.
The latest edition of our Focus bulletin.
Our Construction team addresses whether the new FIDIC 2017 contracts are too complex to be workable.
The latest edition of out weekly competition law update, Focus Antitrust.
Alex Ottaway looks at financial security in infrastructure projects.
David Hicks and William Granger consider the UK Financial Conduct Authority's new discussion paper on culture within financial services
Our latest Focus Antitrust bulletin.
The latest in our regular focus antitrust update.
The European Court of Justice referred the Intel rebates case back to the General Court.
CMA opens investigation into price comparison website’s use of retail most favoured nation clauses
In our November 2016 briefing we asked “Do you need LEI (Legal Entity Identifier)?”
Surrey is an entrepreneurial county with over 1000 start-ups last year. We look at how to grow your business.
The latest in our regular Focus bulletin.
The Secretary of State has issued a further update on her consideration of the proposed merger between 21st Century Fox Inc. and Sky Plc.
The European Commission fining Lithuanian Railways €28 million for abusing a dominant position on the rail freight market.
The latest in our regular series of competition updates.
Most people would agree that circumstances that create the potential for an increased risk to children in the care of a school
FIDIC has become concerned that its contracts are being heavily amended.
With the rate of corporation tax now at 20% and decreasing, holding income producing investments via a company can be attractive.
We discuss the current focus on wellbeing in the built environment.
Force majeure - an event that is out of the control of contracting parties which releases parties from contractual obligations.
The UK CMA intends to open an investigation into the proposed merger between take-away food operators Just Eat and Hungryhouse
Can an applicant make a financial claim many years after a divorce?
Family partner, Grant Howell, is interviewed by LexisPSL on the issues facing Family Law in 2017.
Welcome to the third edition of the Financial Services Institutions Briefing.
Welcome to the second edition of our Briefing for Financial Services Institutions.
This article provides an overview of the key issues and considerations for family offices in the Middle East.
The Financial Conduct Authority issued a discussion paper on the Availability of information in the UK equity IPO process on 13 April 2016.
This article discusses the review by the FCA of outsourcing in the asset management industry, published on 4 November 2013.
The Kingdom of Bahrain has instituted a number of measures to encourage innovation in FinTech within the Kingdom.
European Commission sends supplementary Statement of Objections to Visa on inter-regional interchange fees.
The Court of Appeal issues judgment in the payment card multilateral interchange fees appeals.
Welcome to the latest edition of Focus Antitrust, providing updates on the latest competition law developments.
Aziz Abdul discusses the uncertainty surrounding pensions in a bankruptcy.
Last year, the FCA published a consultation paper and policy statement on its proposed reforms to the way banks charge for overdrafts.
Later this year, the FCA is due to publish its policy statement on the changes to the regulatory framework for crowdfunding platforms.
The European Banking Authority (EBA) issued its final report on outsourcing arrangements on 25 February 2019 (EBA/GL/2019/02).
The latest in our Focus Antitrust bulletin.
The latest in our regular competition update.
Manchester City appeal to CAS following UEFA’s investigation under the Financial Fair Play Regulations.
On 21 January 2019, the French Data Protection Authority imposed a financial penalty of €50 million on Google.
Jessica Arrol and Oliver Auld assess the options available should you if you believe that you have been mis-sold an investment.
This week’s competition law developments include the final Fox/Sky undertakings being accepted.
This week’s competition law developments include the CMA proposing to refer the Experian/ClearScore merger.
We are pleased to announce the results of The Annual Family Business Survey 2016: Access and barriers to funding for growth
New consultation on proposals to end “no fault’ evictions under Section 21 of the 1988 Housing Act.
Robert Birchall discusses the government’s EIS consultation which explores possible options for an EIS fund structure.
A landlord’s consent is usually required to enable a pharmacist to assign or sell their lease to a third party.
The Financial Services sector was recently highlighted as having one of the largest gender pay gaps by the Government.
The CJEU handed down its judgment finding that the operators of file sharing BitTorrent websites are infringing copyright.
Jonathan Brown and Raymond Kisswany have produced a chapter on Trade & Customs in the UAE in Getting the Deal Through: Trade & Customs 2018.
With GDPR now in force, we give some useful tips for working towards compliance.
All employers with 250+ employees have to report the relevant information relating to their gender pay gap.
The second deadline of 4 April 2019 for employers to report on their gender pay gap is fast approaching
Charles Russell Speechlys and LawInSport's conference "Gaining the Advantage" discussed the latest issues between sport, technology and law.
Are employment rules stifling opportunities for start-ups and entrepreneurial businesses to innovate and grow?
Trustees should start talking to their pension scheme advisers now about GDPR and how best to manage the compliance process.
See the poll question results from our recent webinar.
Now that compliant companies have published their first gender pay gap data snapshot, the focus turns to why the pay gap persists.
We are pleased to provide this guide to marketing foreign funds in the Middle East.
We focus on compliance and the responsibilities of the data controller under the incoming GDPR and the (revised) DPA.
If you are notified by the GPhC that a concern has been received, here are some dos and don’ts:
Unlike other jurisdictions there is no general doctrine of good faith in English contract law. Will Al Nehayan v Kent change this?
Uncertainty continues ahead of the publishing of the Taylor review.
£200m allocated by the Government to replace unsafe aluminium composite (ACM) cladding, from around 176 privately owned high-rise buildings.
Are locums legitimately self employed, or have they become workers (or employees) over time?
Jonathan Brown and Raymond Kisswany have produced a chapter in Getting the Deal Through: Dispute Resolution.
James Worthington comments on the recent case of Grove Developments Limited v Balfour Beatty Regional Construction Limited
We look at a recent case where an architect offering two long standing friends free advice was found to owe them a duty of care.
Jason Freedman and Aziz Abdul successfully secured an Income Payments Order (“IPO”) on behalf of the Trustee in Bankruptcy.
The Home Office today confirmed that the suspension has not taken place and the category remains open for now.
In 2008 the now defunct Financial Services Authority set out a series of recommendations for firms to help protect themselves.
We discuss the potential implications in Grove v S&T on the JCT’s interim payment mechanism as well as smash and grab adjudications.
David discusses Good Law Project's High Court application for permission to challenge the Human Medicines (Amendment) Regulations 2019.
Heidi Wagstaff and Rachel Bardell examine a recent judgement and its effect on bringing claims against insurers with insolvency exclusions.
The recent publication of larger than expected population growth figures will require many authorities to reassess their housing needs
Emma Humphreys responds to questions on handling insolvent tenants.
Ofcom have raised concerns regarding competition in the pay TV market
Pharmacies could be heavily fined if they break new data protection rules. Here is a guide on how to stay within the law.
Read about the first case to involve the use of emojis in a commercial context.
It is possible to justify a compulsory retirement age, according to the recent Tribunal decision
The passing at Second Reading means it is significantly closer to Phase 2a becoming reality.
How often do we really think about the origin of the gifts that we buy?
Companies holding a dominant position in the market are subject to competition law requirements when deciding the price of their products.
Yes, if it’s paid over a sufficient period.
This decision is not binding on British tribunals, but it will be persuasive authority for any future appeal against the EAT’s reasoning.
We review the new measures that will come in to force if the Housing and Planning Bill comes in to force.
The high street retailer H&M has lost its appeals to the EU General Court of the Court of Justice of the European Union.
Noel Wardle and Ian Wood examine the complex drug price-hike methods employed by pharmaceutical companies and how they are being tackled.
David Reissner considers the battleground for the pharmacy cuts appeal case
We cover the following key areas which need to be addressed ahead of and during a sale.
Shares in a private company are not readily saleable - there are often restrictions on sale in the company’s constitution.
If you move horses around the EU for racing, breeding or competition then a no deal Brexit will affect you.
An analysis of the case of African Export-Import Bank and others v Shebah Exploration & Production and others
Holiday pay will remain a blip on the Human Resources radar this year.
Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan has issued draft supplementary planning guidance on affordable housing and viability.
The House of Lords considered any final amendments to the HS2 Bill on 31 January 2017.
A rare case alleging that a TV format has been copied has been thrown out of court for having no realistic prospect of success
The High Court has considered supervision in pharmacies for the first time since 1952.
Occupational pension scheme trustees should take into account all financially material factors when making investment decisions.
The Government has published guidance on “important public services” for the purposes of industrial action under the Trade Union Act 2016.
Recently, the High Court decided that a faith school’s segregation of girls and boys does not amount to less favourable treatment
Following the Government's response to implementing the recommendations on financial benchmarks, the FCA brought in seven further benchmarks
If you are thinking of becoming a landlord, or already own residential property in the UK as an investment.
Brief overview of the licences available to Developers and the key documents required.
IPO seeking views on draft EU legislation allows European consumers to access digital subscriptions when travelling in other EU countries.
The Information Commissioner’s Office has fined charities the RSPCA and the British Heart Foundation £25,000 and £18,000 respectively
Most companies’ digital advertising spend has been increasing rapidly over the last few years.
Welcome to the latest edition of Infra.Law bringing you insight into issues facing the domestic and international infrastructure sector.
The November edition of “IP Newsletter” – the intellectual property law update from Charles Russell Speechlys' Intellectual Property team
With the form of tenure under attack from various quarters, can it survive?
Many JCT standard form building contracts appoint a Contract Administrator to fulfill a specific role under the building contract.
If advice given by a construction professional is wrong, how could the consultant be liable?
Our report explores the latest legal and regulatory challenges businesses and their executives face across all aspects of commercial life.
A summary of the challenges faced in Immigration Law in 2016
The Government has published an Order which will decriminalise dispensing errors by pharmacists. Or at least that is what it is meant to do.
Any landowner or developer whose property adjoins or contains a natural watercourse should be aware of the system of rights and obligations.
Our Education Team recently hosted an independent schools workshop in Guildford with a number of leaders of South East private schools.
The tide is turning on airspace development.
Welcome to the IP Bulletin. We hope you find the newsletter below useful and informative.
A summary of the most frequently asked questions on time.
The Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) came into force on 3 July.
The referendum on the UK leaving the EU was one of the most controversial and hotly debated processes in British political history.
The Government published its response on whether there is a need for legislative change to deal with the issue of illicit set-top boxes.
Rose Carey explores the latest developments in immigration law.
Employers who routinely use broad confidentiality provisions in their settlement agreements may need to rethink their approach.
Paula Boast discusses the increasing use of international arbitration in the Middle East.
There are now a number of opportunities available for investors to receive generous tax reliefs.
Jamie Cartwright and Thomas Plowman explore the largely unregulated minefield of Initial Coin Offerings and the potential for litigation.
Immigration is and will continue to be a fundamental consideration for Brexit.
David Reissner questions how the government is implementing the GDPR regulations across the pharmacy sector.
Jack Wills has won its claim in relation to House of Fraser's use of a similar logo on its in-house label "Linea".
On 15 June 2016, the Joint Contracts Tribunal (JCT) launched its 2016 edition of the Minor Works suite of contracts.
The latest edition of our regular Financial Services Institutions Briefing.
The introduction in 2013 of employment tribunal fees has been controversial from the start.
This case is a useful reminder of the principles applicable in public interest liquidations of foreign companies.
Konami have recently announced a major deal in the football licensing battle by entering into an agreement with Juventus FC.
We are now seeing the rapid rise of co-working space. In this article, we have set out the potential legal issues you may face.
We provide a summary of the pernicious problem of Japanese knotweed following a recent court decision.
This finding follows on from the imposition of a record fine by the CMA of £84.2 million on Pfizer for abusing its dominant position...
MiFID 2 has been on our radar since 2011, but since implementation was delayed, many firms have placed their preparations on hold.
Following the 2017 discussion paper and subsequent consultation on changes to the AIM Rules, the LSE has proceeded to make AIM Rule changes.
Amelia Goodwin takes a look at some key issues for the pharmacy profession in the year ahead
The law on liquidated damages has changed. We take a look at one of the first applications of this decision to a construction contract.
Audited Accounts are not a pre-requisite for payment of on-account service charges.
Omnichannel strategies are fundamentally changing our commercial environment.
With three months left to implement the Amended 1915 Act for Luxembourg Company Law, the time is now for business to act.
Welcome to our first Life Sciences Legal Review.
The buyers of my pharmacy have queried a rating of F on our energy performance certificate. What does this mean?
On 3 July 2018, the High Court issued its judgment in the case of Seadrill Ghana Operations Limited v Tullow Ghana Limited.
We cover some of the key legal rights that may need to be considered when turning a potential development site into a viable scheme.
New research published by Family Business Place and Charles Russell Speechlys.
James Souter answers questions relating to service contract terms.
This article summarises the key legal issues which the purchaser of an “off-plan” property in Dubai should consider.
Michael O'Connor discusses the recognition that infrastructure investment is at a crossroads.
In 2015 a cross-party parliamentary review committee conducted a review of the way charity fundraising is regulated.
The Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 gives residential tenants a right of first refusal where their landlord wants to make a disposal.
Our Construction team addresses recent case law in relation to letters of intent.
Heather Cross explores some of the common lease provisions where landlord’s prior consent is required.
Susan Hunneyball examines the impact that laughing gas has had on the new legislation around legal highs.
Rebecca Morjaria addresses 3D printing in relation to the construction industry.
What has fuelled the large entry of family offices into London – and is the trend sustainable?
Christopher looks at a recent CoA judgment and its impact on the drafting of liquidated damages and result of termination in contracts.
In a world where major cities have a lack of vacant space adding levels to existing structures is way to increase usable space and value.
This decision should serve as a warning to landlords to keep their tenants notified of any change of address for the service of notices.
Welcome to our second Life Sciences Legal Review.
Trustees should liaise with their advisers to determine whether the regulations apply and if so to ensure they are compliant.
On 24 March 2016 the government issued its preliminary response to the comprehensive review of Tier 2 routes carried out by the MAC.
The new Q&A confirms that the announcement of year-end financial results ends the MAR 30 day closed period.
The ESMA Guidelines on delay in disclosure of inside information apply from 20 December 2016.
Strict governance procedures apply to transferring patient data. It's vital to understand what you can and can't do.
The Federal Council adopts message addressed to Parliament with the aim of adapting inheritance law to the evolution of society.
There have been major changes to the UK Immigration Rules, most of which will take place from 29 March 2019.
The Court of Appeal has reversed the High Court’s decision in Transocean Drilling UK Ltd v Providence Resources Plc
Mark Howard considers how tech company founders can maximise value and manage their risk when selling.
Some of the key principles to bear in mind to ensure you stay on the right side of the regulator
The last two weeks of October saw ESMA publish its definitive Guidelines.
MWB v Rock Advertising has wide ramifications for all types of contracts – not just those made between commercial parties.
Partner Grant Howell considers how collaborative practice can benefit Middle Eastern-based families in divorce for Creative Divorce.
Welcome to the fourth edition of our Financial Services Institutions Briefing.
CJEU continues the trend of interpreting a “communication to the public” broadly with copyright infringement ruling
Two recent Market Watch editions and FCA’s Director of Market Oversight speech carry important messages on FCA’s expectations.
Brett looks at an alternative accounting mechanism for VAT in the construction sector in advance of it taking effect from 1 October 2019.
In the second month after the Market Abuse Regulation came into force, publications from national regulators and market operators continued.
ESMA published updated MAR Q&A on 20 December 2016
The UK Intellectual Property Office has recently granted the first multimedia moving trade mark.
Major tax change for non UK resident investors on UK property will apply to gains accrued on or after April 2019.
Managing risk in the workplace is crucial for avoiding commercial disputes, as businesses are encouraged to reduce costs.
Employers should promote initiatives and ensure year round that mental health is addressed.
Developers of wind farms have suffered a series of set backs in recent months as the Government continues to send out mixed messages.
Proposed changes to the reforms to the taxation of foreign domiciliaries in the UK will be dropped from the Finance Act 2017.
A review of this year's Mobile World Congress (“MWC”) 2016, attended by Mark Howard and Dhana Doobay.
The last two weeks of October saw ESMA publish its definitive Guidelines
Please take part in the Government's consultation via our tailored online survey to have your say on immigration.
Our construction expert, Michael O’Connor addresses multi-tiered dispute resolution clauses in relation to construction disputes.
A look at management company restrictions, their use as a tool for developers, the Land Registry’s current stance and future consultation.
Managing hotels and associated leisure facilities will inevitably give rise to a wide range of complex commercial and legal issues.
Emma Bartlett explains the obligations of the mandatory gender pay gap reporting.
In the last few years we have seen an increase in the number of claims being made by employees due to mental health problems.
The report issued by the Institute for Fiscal Studies shows a 33% pay gap between women who have have children, and their male colleagues
With the new 3% SDLT surcharge on purchase of additional residential properties coming into effect on 1 April 2016.
Welcome to our latest Middle East Real Estate & Construction Newsletter
The Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) will apply to private rented commercial and domestic premises from 1 April 2018.
February 2016: the Home Secretary announces a taskforce consisting of police, banks and government officials to combat fraud across the UK.
The latest edition of our Financial Services Institutions Briefing.
Developments in International Arbitration Prompt an Update of Arbitral Rules in Bahrain
Paul Henty reviews Action Note 01/18, designed to assist suppliers, including SMEs, in bidding for work in its supply chains.
"No amendment" clauses are common in construction contracts.
We look at the recent guidance issued by the Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber) on awarding costs for unreasonable behaviour.
David Reissner considers what the absence of a legal definition of supervision means for pharmacists and their staff
The EAT confirm disclosure made in employee’s own self-interest is not a “protected disclosure” under the whistleblowing legislation.
The Government has recently published guidance on housing for older and disabled people.
The African Development Bank (“AfDB”) approves new policy for investments into non-African private sector companies.
The government recently published the Broadcasting Regulations 2019, which will come into force in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
Benjamin O’Brien-McQueenie considers the impact of the introduction of the new module in the Central Bank of Bahrain Rulebook.
Dominic Lawrance explores the recent tax changes for foreign domiciliaries, almost three years following the July 2015 Budget speech.
With one week for RDSP's to register with the ICO we consider what constitutes an RDSP and the actions they should consider to be compliant
Any landowner wanting to remove a telecoms mast or other electronic communications apparatus from its property should take urgent note!
The courts must now consider the desirability of pre-action disclosure of documents which concern the value of a claim.
On 8 March 2018, a new proposal for an EU Regulation has been issued, in order to create a European Crowdfunding Services Business.
HMRC confirmed that they do not consider offshore income gains to be covered by the so-called “protected settlements” regime.
On 5 December 2016, the Government published fragments of the Finance Bill 2017, plus a response to the August 2016 consultation.
An introduction to inheritance tax issues that need to be considered where a “non-dom” is planning on becoming resident in the UK.
HMRC guidance states that salary sacrifice child care vouchers should continue to be provided during maternity leave.
Omnichannel strategies are fundamentally changing our commercial environment. With the vast number of choices available to customers.
Recent developments continue to demonstrate the ups and downs in the ongoing fight against piracy of sports content.
Law 27 of 2017 Concerning the Promulgation of the Real Estate Sector Regulation Law was issued on 3 August 2017.
The Court of Appeal has ruled this week on whether men on shared parental leave should be paid the same as women on maternity leave.
In his Budget speech in July 2015 the Chancellor announced the abolition of “permanent” nondomiciled status with effect from 6 April 2017.
Citizenship and residence programmes by investment are becoming more popular with high net worth clients who require freedom.
In his Budget speech in July 2015, the Chancellor announced the abolition of “permanent” non-domiciled status with effect from 6 April 2017.
Further changes to the taxation of UK real estate have been made, with effect from 6 April 2019.
David Reissner examines the potential effects of any changes to pharmacy market entry regulations.
Following receipt of consultation responses, Ofcom publishes its public statement on making on-demand services accessible.
Legislation will come into force on 6 April 2016 relating to the right to change from Class B1(a) office to Class C3 residential.
Housing and renewable energy regularly dominate the political agenda and the treatment of both will continue to be controversial.
Ofcom consults on proposed new broadcasting rules aimed at extending existing protections afforded to participants in TV and radio.
What a landlord needs to show to resist a claim for a new tenancy on the ground that the landlord requires possession to redevelop.
As of 15 February, consumers in the EU can settle their disputes with EU traders using the new EU Online Dispute Resolution platform.
Nick Hurley provides insight on the outcome of the Taylor Review, which looks at modern employment practice and the gig economy.
On 20 June, the ASA published its ruling on the “Show us your oats” advertising campaign run by Walkers Snacks Ltd t/a Quaker Oats.
We set out the entities involved with the management of common areas within certain real estate projects in Dubai.
The Home Office and the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) have published their long-awaited Online Harms White Paper.
Emma Humphreys addresses the recent Supreme Court decision in relation to parties who have deliberately breached contractual obligations.
Many employers who recognise trade unions have experienced the frustration of the annual pay review negotiations.
Welcome to the November edition of our biannual Public Company Update.
When purchasing a pharmacy, there are some important points to consider about the property before signing on the dotted line.
The decision to fine Pharmacy2U for breaching the Data Protection Act by selling patient data has important lessons for all pharmacies.
We look at the issues commercial landlords should be aware of with pop-up tenants.
Finally, after three years of discussions and negotiations, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been agreed.
This case serves to underline the key considerations when reporting about individuals that are the subject of police investigations.
An overview of the Chartered Trading Standards Institute pricing guidance for retailers.
On 4 December, the EU Commission announced it had fined eight financial institutions a total of €1,494,302,000
The May 2019 edition of our biannual Public Company Update.
As ACAS note, “drink fuelled behaviour is the root cause of many tribunal claims each year.”
Have you dreamt of building your own house but dismissed the idea on the basis that it will be much too expensive?
The review Jeremy Hunt commissioned into the case of Dr Bawa-Garba raises questions for the whole of healthcare
Welcome to the December edition of our Pharmacy Brief.
The High Court held that footage used by Channel 5 had interfered with the subjects’ right to privacy
Advocate General's recent decision over annual leave pay could have far reaching implications for employers.
Esther White examines the implications of the Court of Appeal’s decision in IBM v Dalgleish.
The Court of Appeal has held that a part-time member of cabin crew was treated less favourably under the Part-Time Workers Regulations 2000
The Government has published a consultation document on proposed planning reforms to support the high street and the delivery of new homes.
Commentary on the latest developments at the Premier League regarding piracy of live match content.
A look at the regulations surrounding broadcasting live sport in the UK.
Robert Highmore recently gave an interview on the recent case of Adams v Atlas International Property Services Ltd.
We provide practical guidance on this new form of planning permission.
James Lister and Fenner Moeran QC analyse a case that demonstrates how a Beddoe order is applied in practice.
An update on the proposed changes to the canton of Geneva's Corporate Income Tax rate.
Welcome to the March edition of our Pharmacy Brief.
Welcome to the September edition of our pharmacy brief.
Jonathan McDonald analyses the potential Brexit-effect on the upcoming European GDPR regulation.
Our property litigation answer questions on the penalties for fit-out.
Sarah Bennett-Hughes and Durra Al Ali explore the effects of the Stalled Projects Law on construction projects in Bahrain.
With effect from 26 June 2017, changes have been made to the UK’s ‘People with Significant Control’ regime
Rose Carey and Katherine Dennis discuss essential immigration updates and the new Immigration Skills Charge.
This decision puts some part time employees in a more favourable position than full time employees when it comes to holiday pay.
David Reissner considers the topic of inequality following recent pay gap announcements made by multiples such as Boots and Well.
The Unified Patent Court Agreement (UPCA) was signed on 19 February 2013 by 24 of the then 27 EU Member States.
In this article, we outline some key points of practice in relation to the accelerated whitewash procedure.
Charlotte and Simon discuss the preparation of effective witness statements and consider the practical issues that can occur when doing so.
The latest edition of our Pharmacy update.
The September edition of our Pharmacy Brief
A number of questions arise from the new regulations and we are running a series of three articles, of which this is the first instalment.
Practical completion has a number of important consequences under construction contracts. We provide an overview.
Welcome to the June edition of our biannual Public Company Update.
The May edition of our biannual Public Company Update.
A summary of pensions law changes in the year ahead
When additional financial support is needed on a transaction, a personal guarantee can often be the solution.
Jonathan Bayliss explores product governance under MiFID II, from a UK perspective
Listen to the first episode of The Score, the podcast from the Sports team at Charles Russell Speechlys, looking at the future of ticketing.
Research tells us that over 60% of business owners would immediately sell their business if offered the right price
In the latest real-estate shake up in the Kingdom of Bahrain, Parliament has approved the new Real Estate Organisational Law.
Risks may arise in property deals involving registered interests during the period between completion and title ownership being updated.
Jamie Cartwright explores the fitness for purpose of UK product liability law in light of the rapid pace of technological change.
The MAR Impact on AIM Companies
New recommendations from Medical professionals addresses concerns over GP’s workloads.
In July 2013 a new provision, s111A, was inserted into the Employment Rights Act.
Disability discrimination provisions enable disabled employees contribute as much as possible in the workforce, not to treat them as charity
The new version of Article 21 the Cantonal and Communal Income Tax Harmonisation Act (CCITHA) will enter into force on 1 January 2019.
The March edition of our regular Pharmacy update.
A number of questions arise from the new regulations and we are running a series of three articles, of which this is the second instalment.
Welcome to the June edition of our pharmacy brief.
Welcome to the October edition of our Pharmacy Brief.
Welcome to the March edition of our Pharmacy Brief
Welcome to the June edition of our Pharmacy Brief.
Robert Highmore and Claire Thompson address professional negligence issues.
Louise Clark and Geoffrey Zelin answer questions relating to the Companies Act 2009.
Louise Clark and Zia Bhaloo QC (Landmark Chambers) address a query raised by the case of the European Medicines Agency.
Samuel Lear and Myriam Stacey (Landmark Chambers) consider questions raised by the Tate Modern viewing gallery case.
Lauren Fraser and Edward Francis address the problem of short-term lets.
Robert Highmore and Claire Thompson consider how to handle responses to buyers’ enquiries effectively.
Georgina Redsell and David Nicholls answer a query on building leases and intention to redevelop post-Franses.
Timothy Morshead QC and James Souter answer queries on schemes to reduce empty rates liability.
Louise Clark and David Peachey look at who should pay for fire-safe cladding and when a rolling contract becomes a QLTA.
Robert Highmore and Bruce Walker consider whether repair costs can be set off against rent payments.
We address the difficulties of dividing up the proceeds of sale of jointly owned property.
The scope of UK tax for non-residents has been extended to catch gains on disposals of interests in “property-rich companies”.
We look at the changes affecting landlords of long leasehold residential properties recovering litigation costs.
A case summary of Kingsgate Development Projects Ltd V (1) Peter James Jordan (2) Joy Mary Jordan  EWHC 343 (TCC)
Coventry v Lawrence will have impact on the award of injunctions in rights to light cases.
Restrictive covenants and building schemes: San Juan v Allen
Welcome to the November issue of our Real Estate Newsletter
David Reissner highlights recent cases where professionals have not taken care when expressing views online
An overview of England and Wales Cricket Board and Sky UK Limited vs. Tixdaq Limited and Fanatix Limited.
Welcome to our December newsletter, bringing you legal insight into issues facing the property industry.
Reserved alternative investment fund – behind this ungainly name hides the next big thing for the financial services sector in Luxembourg.
Rights of Light are increa