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Portal claims with fixed costs

The RTA PI Scheme for lower value RTA personal injury claims between £1,000 and £10,000 where liability is not in dispute was introduced for…

Rob Williams
Rob Williams Partner

Procurement challenge analysis

2013 bucked trends in that it didn't see a significant increase in challenges being brought against procurement decisions of contracting authorities.

Martin Vincent
Martin Vincent Partner

Ill-health early retirement from LGPS: Independence test for certifying medical practitioner

Mark Poulston comments on a recent determination by the Deputy Pensions Ombudsman that will have implications for many local authorities.

Mark Poulston
Mark Poulston Partner

Do you know which jurisdiction governs your contract?

In a recent case the High Court held that where a contract did not specify the jurisdiction in which any dispute about the contract should be…

Employee shareholder status

The Growth and Infrastructure Act 2013 introduced 'employee shareholder' status whereby employees give up certain employment rights for shares.

Sarah Walton
Sarah Walton Partner

Reasonable redeployment

Is an employer obliged to waive a competitive interview process for a disabled candidate? No, suggests the Employment Appeal Tribunal in a recent…

Louise Singh
Louise Singh Associate

Is the clock ticking? The importance of time limits in judicial review

In judicial review proceedings, CPR 54.5 requires that the claim form must be filed not later than 3 months after the grounds to make the claim…

Simon Goacher
Simon Goacher Partner

Suitable alternative employment? It’s all about what’s reasonable for that employee

The Court of Appeal has handed down an important judgment on what is suitable alternative employment for an otherwise redundant employee.

Phil Allen
Phil Allen Partner

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