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Drones - a moving target

21 September 2017

Everything about drones is ‘a moving target’ as illustrated by the following dynamic aspects of drones.

Improving access to justice for survivors of childhood abuse: but at what cost?

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.

Notes from the bar: understanding the risks of contracting on a 'bare-bones' basis

15 September 2017

In international trade, it is very common for parties to reach an agreement on the main commercial terms of each transaction (e.g. the specific product, price, quantity and quality, load port etc.) before the detailed terms are worked out and executed in the form of a formal written contract.

Personal Injury Brief September 2017: market insights

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.

Personal Injury Brief: latest decisions September 2017

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.

Drones - a moving target

21 September 2017

Everything about drones is ‘a moving target’ as illustrated by the following dynamic aspects of drones.

Improving access to justice for survivors of childhood abuse: but at what cost?

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.

Notes from the bar: understanding the risks of contracting on a 'bare-bones' basis

15 September 2017

In international trade, it is very common for parties to reach an agreement on the main commercial terms of each transaction (e.g. the specific product, price, quantity and quality, load port etc.) before the detailed terms are worked out and executed in the form of a formal written contract.

Personal Injury Brief September 2017: market insights

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.

Personal Injury Brief: latest decisions September 2017

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.