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We are pleased to announced that a team of motor and general insurance lawyers from Withers KhattarWong in Singapore has joined us, making us one of the largest local providers of volume defence work and one of the largest motor insurance teams at any law firm in the country.
Case review 30-10-2019
Supreme Court unanimously concludes that insurers were not liable to pay the uninsured claimants’ costs
Today, the Supreme Court has sensibly overturned the decisions of the lower courts in Travelers in concluding that Travelers’ conduct did not cross the line into ‘unjustified intermeddling’ (per TGA Chapman Limited v Christopher ) in litigation to which it was not a party.
Whilst the construction industry has arguably been slower to adopt new technology compared with some other sectors, technological advancements have always driven construction forward.
We are pleased to announce that we have continued our growth in the United States with our relocation to a new, larger office in Philadelphia, and the addition of Louis Kozloff as partner and associate Thomas Seery.
A roundup of recent cyber related developments including: non-material damages under the GDPR; data protection laws in Asia-Pacific; cyber attacks in the education sector; regulation of cryptoassets; blockchain in the pharmaceutical industry; challenges presented by autonomous vehicles; and algorithms as a new emerging risk.
Case review 08-10-2019
In a dispute between a beneficiary and a trustee, access to legal advice received by the trustee can be of paramount importance to the beneficiary’s efforts to impeach the trustee’s conduct.
The way in which people and goods travel is changing rapidly. The shift towards transport in which machines are increasingly taking control from humans raises fundamental considerations around public safety, ethical dilemmas and where liability rests when accidents occur. It also means a major shift in the amount of data that is collected by vehicles, and how that data is stored and used.
We are pleased to announce that we have strengthened our insurance and disputes practice with the hire of partner Jamie Kellick to our Dubai office from Addleshaw Goddard.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has recently issued its Final Guidance on Cryptoassets (Guidance PS19/22) to clarify which cryptoassets fall within the UK regulatory perimeter, and in doing so has identified a new category of cryptoasset.