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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

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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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LVI - A fresh approach for defendants

It is no secret that despite the fact that we're driving much safer cars and the total number of accidents is falling, whiplash claims are on the…


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NYPE Interclub Agreement: beware conflicting time bars

Where there are different claim time limits in the same charterparty, which limit should the parties adhere to?

Phil James
Phil James Partner

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The cost of reasonable adjustments

The duty to make reasonable adjustments for disabled staff is arguably the foundation stone of the disability provisions under the Equality Act 2010.

Mark Landon
Mark Landon Partner

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Athens Convention: Passenger injury claims in International Waters

When a passenger is injured in international waters, who bears the burden of proof and when might a prima facie case of negligence arise and be…

Phil James
Phil James Partner

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Deck Cargo and the Hague-Visby Rules

This recent decision deals with an issue of whether the Hague-Visby Rules applied to a carriage contract in circumstances where the cargo was carried…

Phil James
Phil James Partner

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Are you being served?

Proper service of a claim form is fundamentally important and, in principle, it should be easy to do. However, due a combination of the complicated…

Jeff Turton
Jeff Turton Principal Associate

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