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Chambers UK 2016 - Leading Firm

Chambers UK 2016

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The Legal 500 UK 2015 - Top Tier Firm

The Legal 500 UK 2015 - Top Tier Firm

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The Legal 500 UK 2017 - Top Tier Firm

Firm of the Year: Insurance

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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

1 December 2017
It has been 10 years since the image of customers queuing outside Northern Rock foretold the recession. Northern Rock was the first major UK casualty of the credit crunch, which was triggered by the sub-prime mortgage crisis in the USA.
30 November 2017
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is due to become law across the EU in May 2018. The UK will apply the GDPR standards in the UK Data Protection Bill (the Bill). This article examines the current positon for protection of children’s data and the improved measures afforded under the GDPR.
30 November 2017
The Justice Committee has told the government that its evidence on claimant investment behaviour is “inadequate”. More is required to clarify its aims and motivation.

Case reviews

11 December 2017
In the “Amity”, the Commercial Court was asked to consider the service of arbitration notices and whether or not an arbitration tribunal was properly constituted.
4 December 2017
The Supreme Court has overturned the Court of Appeal’s earlier judgment (see article) which called into question the application of the ‘but for’ test where a negligent valuation caused a lender to increase an existing exposure to a borrower (where the valuation giving rise to the initial exposure was not the subject of criticism). In those narrow circumstances, recoverable losses are now likely to be limited to the amount of any additional lending.
30 November 2017
US firm Locke Lord has been fined a record sum of £500,000 by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT) for gross misconduct.
 

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