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The Legal 500 UK - Winner - Firm of the Year

The Legal 500 UK 2015 - Top Tier Firm

The Legal 500 UK 2015 - Top Tier Firm

Legal Business Awards 2016 - Winner

Chambers UK 2016 - Leading Firm

Chambers UK 2016

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Publications

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21 September 2017
Everything about drones is ‘a moving target’ as illustrated by the following dynamic aspects of drones.
20 September 2017
The three-year limitation period in child abuse claims is about to be lifted in Scotland. Whilst the new law represents a victory for campaigners – and reflects the policy aims of the Scottish government – compensators should be alive to the potential spike in claims.
15 September 2017
A round up of recent court decisions raising issues relating to the duty of solicitors to clients in high volume, low value personal injury claims, the interplay between the discount rate and Part 36, the widening scope of vicarious liability, when liability arises under the Third Parties (Rights against Insurers) Act 2010, an occupiers’ duty to provide a pedestrian area on an access road and a shopkeeper’s duty of care when displaying dangerous products.
15 September 2017
A summary of key developments including an update on the discount rate review, a new blueprint for fixed costs, including for noise claims; the launch of the online court pilot, progressing autonomous vehicle technology, the reinstatement of measures to tackle whiplash claims, the reconstructed Parliamentary Select Committees; as well as updates on Brexit and data protection legislation.
15 September 2017
Scottish legal practice continues to change. With the dust not yet settled on the new compulsory pre-action protocol (as introduced in July 2016), the next round of proposed reforms are already in the pipeline.
15 September 2017
As a society, we have become heavily reliant on shift working in order to keep the wheels of the economy turning 24/7.
14 September 2017
Climate change poses a significant exposure for insurers. In addition to the obvious direct claims arising from climate change, insurers face further exposure from litigation arising from the impact of climate change.
14 September 2017
The Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) has reported that the term “occupational cancer” is used to describe all cancers contracted, following exposure to a cancer-causing agent (carcinogen) at work. Some carcinogens are widely publicised, for example asbestos, while others may be less obvious, such as diesel fumes.
12 September 2017
In July 2017 the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) set out its expectations of firms regarding cyber insurance underwriting risk. Major emphasis is given to the management of “non-affirmative” risk under standard liability wordings, something often known as “silent cyber risk”.
12 September 2017
Lord Justice Jackson recently published his long-awaited supplemental report on fixed costs as part of his review of civil litigation costs in the UK. With the focus rightly on lower-value claims, much of the fanfare and comment has centred on the impact of Jackson LJ’s proposals on the traditional smaller-value matters, especially injury claims.
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