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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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Employers vicariously liable for data breach

Employers could be vicariously liable for misusing employee’s data even if they had done all they reasonably could to prevent it.

Martin Forshaw
Martin Forshaw Partner

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GDPR: what to do when a data breach occurs

The General Data Protection Regulation will introduce strict new reporting and record-keeping requirements in relation to data breaches.


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The UK’s Brexit offer for EU citizens in the UK

The UK Government published its offer for EU Citizens living in the UK and their ability to stay in the UK long term

Elaine McIlroy - Glasgow employment lawyer
Elaine McIlroy Partner

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New law gives time off and pay to bereaved parents

The Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Bill has now been published. This will give bereaved parents the right to time off work following the death…

Phil Allen
Phil Allen Partner

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Manufacturer may not be liable even if a product is defective

Weightmans acted successfully at first instance for the manufacturer of a level-sensing device, which was alleged to have been the cause of a fire.

Fiona East
Fiona East Partner

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CAV Aerospace Ltd fined £1 Million

Paul Bowers, a 47-year old, was fatally injured when a pile of metal being delivered to his workplace at Cambridge Airport toppled onto him.

Crispin Kenyon
Crispin Kenyon Partner

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Trade Union Bill introduces new requirements for industrial action

The Trade Union Bill has been placed before Parliament. When this becomes law it will introduce significant new requirements for protected industrial…


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