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Disciplinary defence costs

The LSB has approved proposals to scrap the right of solicitors to claim defence costs through their insurance when faced with disciplinary…


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Developments in VWF, HAVS and CTS claims?

Claims for VWF/HAVS have risen in recent years. Claims management companies appear to have targeted this type of claim as a source of income.

Paul Debney
Paul Debney Partner

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Sugar Hut Group Ltd v Great Lakes Reinsurance (UK) Ltd Plc

Great Lakes provided insurance for four nightclubs including one where a fire occurred, causing substantial loss for which the claimants were seeking…

Ling Ong
Ling Ong Partner

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Omega Proteins Ltd v Aspen Insurance UK Ltd

Aspen provided Northern Counties with insurance under a combined liability policy. As Northern Counties was in liquidation, Omega claimed against…

Ling Ong
Ling Ong Partner

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The curious case of the wet laptop

In today's increasingly competitive market place, some organisations are adopting a more aggressive approach in hiring new staff from rival…

Ling Ong
Ling Ong Partner

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Charterparty damages: Owners’ claim for wasted expenses fails

A number of cases have reached the courts regarding the approach to assessing damages arising out of early re-delivery and premature charter…

Michael Burns
Mike Burns Partner

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When sick staff work elsewhere

Gemma Sowerby on the rules on covert surveillance and working while sick

Ben Daniel
Ben Daniel Partner

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The National Farmers Union Mutual Insurance Society Limited v HSBC Insurance (UK) Limited

This case concerned a property sold for £1.81m. A clause of the contract provided that the risk of damage to or destruction of the property passed to…

Ling Ong
Ling Ong Partner

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