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Intervening cause or just foreseeable carelessness?

The claimant’s act of seeking to climb onto a neighbouring balcony when locked out of his hotel room was an intervening cause that broke the chain of…

Peter Wake
Peter Wake Partner

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Liability takes a holiday

A travel company was not liable for the sexual assault and rape of a holidaymaker by a member of staff at the hotel where she was staying.

Peter Forshaw
Peter Forshaw Partner

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When is a contract written in stone?

Andrew Cromby, Partner at Weightmans LLP, considers whether the terms of any contract can truly be said to be fixed.

Andrew Cromby
Andrew Cromby Partner

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BREAKING NEWS: Weightmans secures planning judicial review victory for Wirral hotelier

The firm represented Thornton Hall Hotel, claimants in a case against Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council..

Lee Gordon
Lee Gordon Partner

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Communication breakdowns could leave sporting bodies with heavy penalties

Technology can be used to enhance sporting performance and make competitions fairer, but there are also major legal risks. Bruce Ralston examines some…

Bruce Ralston
Bruce Ralston Partner

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The Chancellor’s view for a post Brexit UK Financial Services Market

The Lord Chancellor, Philip Hammond’s speech delivered on 7 March 2018 from Canary Wharf has gone some way to clarifying the UK Government’s vision…

Jacqui Bickerton
Jacqui Bickerton Principal Associate

News

BREAKING NEWS: Weightmans secures court victory for business targeted in online hate campaign

Law firm successful in bringing years of online abuse to an end after six day trial

Damian Carter
Damian Carter Partner

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Hard, soft or somewhere in the middle: the effects and implications of Brexit in the Public Sector

The effects of Brexit on social housing, and the public sector workforce, shared services and the environment, are broad and uncertain. What will…

Simon Goacher
Simon Goacher Partner

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