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LEGAL COMMENT: British Airways cyber attack

British Airways has announced a 'sophisticated and malicious' cyber attack, where for 16 days hackers were able to retrieve customer data from both…

Ed Lewis
Ed Lewis Partner

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LEGAL COMMENT: Court of Appeal rules against Serious Fraud Office in landmark legal privilege case

In a case watched closely by both the legal and corporate industries, mining group ENRC has won a legal victory against the Serious Fraud Office..

Mark Surguy
Mark Surguy Partner

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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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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.


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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…

Ben Daniel
Ben Daniel Partner

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Supreme Court decision in the textile deafness litigation

The Supreme Court has handed down Judgment in the first noise induced hearing loss claim to reach either the House of Lords or the Supreme Court.

Jim Byard
Jim Byard Partner

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