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Corporate manslaughter – an update

The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act came into force on 8 April 2008, which simplified the path to successful prosecution of a…

Crispin Kenyon
Crispin Kenyon Partner

Implying rights into a completed transfer of land

An easement was held to be implied into a transfer, allowing the developer to install and maintain on adjacent land connections to the public utility…

David Tabinor
David Tabinor Partner

Allotment rents increase unlawful

The Administrative Court has recently held that Leeds City Council’s decision to increase allotment rents was unlawful.

Sian Evans
Sian Evans Partner

Early conciliation: our experiences

The ACAS Early Conciliation regime is now 6 months old. The scheme was introduced in April 2014 but only became compulsory on 5 May 2014.

A right way: not as simple as from A to B

The Court of Appeal concluded that the owner of the dominant land had a right of access to their land from any point along an accessway over a shared…

Simon Goacher
Simon Goacher Partner

Will home-working work for you?

Figures from the ONS show the number of home-workers who spend at least half of their work time using their home has risen to 4.2 million.

Louise Singh
Louise Singh Associate

Harmonising contracts after a transfer - Court of Appeal confirm it's risky

TUPE can be a real headache.  When employees transfer to you on various different terms and conditions, this can make them very difficult to manage.

Employer 'fined' £65k for changing terms and conditions

In a recent ET case a Council was ordered to pay 18 employees £3,600 each under a hitherto little used provision of the law governing industrial…

Louise Singh
Louise Singh Associate

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