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Employee shareholders and share buybacks

The Government is looking to make recruitment more attractive to small-medium sized businesses through the introduction of ‘employee shareholder’…

Haydn Rogan
Haydn Rogan Partner

No need for an Article 2 inquest - High Court overturns coroner's decision

In the recent case of Kent County Council, R (on the application of) v HM Coroner for the County of Kent (North-West District) & Ors [2012] EWHC…

Richard Jolly
Richard Jolly Partner

What evidence should we disclose to the Coroner?

Readers involved with the marshalling of evidence for inquests will be aware of the difficult judgments that this can involve.

David Lewis
David Lewis Senior Partner

Serious incident investigation reports and issues around disclosure

While internal investigations into serious incidents in a healthcare environment are now commonplace, there is no standard, agreed process within the…

Richard Jolly
Richard Jolly Partner

Waiting matters: Laytime exceptions under Sugar charterparty

In relation to delays in loading caused by the destruction of an intended loading berth, what approach will the courts take in construing an…

Michael Burns
Mike Burns Partner

“Retla” clauses and bills of lading: don’t mention the rust?

Further to Tokio Marine & Fire Insurance Co v Retla Steamship Co, there comes a decision interpreting the "Retla" when included in a bill of lading.

Phil James
Phil James Partner

Van Colle v United Kingdom

The ECHR held unanimously that there had been no violation of Articles 2 and 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights in this leading case.

Peter Wake
Peter Wake Partner

Variation to employment contracts

In the current economic climate, employers need to have flexibility in their workforce. However, achieving that flexibility is sometimes complicated…

Martin Edwards
Martin Edwards Consultant

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