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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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Do unions have to specify dates of planned strikes?

A trade union is given various protections in UK law as long as there is a genuine trade dispute and the industrial action is organised.


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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…


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Truck cartel

The European Commission has found that five truck manufacturers participated in an illegal cartel concerning the supply of medium and heavy trucks.


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The duty to make reasonable adjustments – what you can learn from the case of the wheelchair v the buggy

The Supreme Court has handed down an important Judgment on the extent of the duty to make reasonable adjustments in circumstances involving…


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Burden of proof for cargo claims under Hague Rules

The Commercial Court has held that the Package Limitation Provisions in Article IV Rule 5 of the Hague Rules do not apply to bulk cargo.

Phil James
Phil James Partner

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Hague Rules Package Limitation does not apply to bulk cargoes

The Commercial Court has recently given judgment in a cargo damage claim, holding that the Package Limitation Provisions in Article IV Rule 5 of the…

Phil James
Phil James Partner

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Atlantik Confidence – Breaking the 1976 Limitation for Maritime

In a landmark judgment, Cargo Interests have defended an application made by the owners of a bulk carrier to constitute a limitation fund.

Phil James
Phil James Partner

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