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Insights

Access our publications, articles, case reviews and events.

Publications

3 August 2017
Welcome to the latest edition of Professions and Financial Lines Brief.

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29 June 2017
Welcome to the latest edition of Healthcare Brief.
15 June 2017
Welcome to the latest edition of London Market Brief

Articles

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.

Case reviews

15 September 2017
The High Court finds an employer vicariously liable for alleged sexual assaults carried out by a GP engaged as an independent contractor to examine staff.
31 August 2017
The Supreme Court, in assessing damages due to owners arising from a premature termination of a charter, has ruled that the charterers are not entitled to a credit for the difference in the value of the vessel when it was sold in 2007 compared with its lower value in 2009 when the charter should have terminated. The sale of the vessel was deemed independent of the breach of contract and, without a causal link between sale and breach, the owners were entitled to claim loss of profit for the “unexpired” period of the charter irrespective of any benefit arising from the early sale.
24 August 2017
In the first case concerning offshore wind farms to reach the Supreme Court, operators and engineers fought over who should bear responsibility for £26 million of remedial works to the Robin Rigg Offshore Wind Farm.

Events

19 October 2017
We are delighted to be holding a seminar roadshow in London, Sheffield, Manchester and Birmingham in September and October 2017.
17 October 2017
We are delighted to be holding a seminar roadshow in London, Sheffield, Manchester and Birmingham in September and October 2017.
13 October 2017
We are delighted to be holding a seminar roadshow in London, Sheffield, Manchester and Birmingham in September and October 2017.
 

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