November 2016 Archive

The game is finally over for the pub landlord accused of copyright infringement by the Football Association Premier League.

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Pub landlord faces copyright infringement for showing football games in his pub

The latest in a string of copyright infringement cases brought by the Football Association Premier League ("FAPL") against publicans has resulted in a resounding victory for the home team, the FAPL. More …

Upper Tribunal decision in Dr Saim Koksal T/A Arcis Management Consultancy v The Financial Conduct Authority

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The Upper Tribunal has provided clear and robust guidance to consumer credit firms who do not seek independent legal advice when applying to vary Part 4A permission to include consumer credit activities. More …

New alignment between DCLG and Treasury

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Tim Miles discusses the impact the Autumn Statement will have on housing associations in the UK. Click here to read the full article. More …

Can allotments be appropriated if a development is strategically important?

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Whilst the bar is rightly set high, a recent case has shown that allotments are not sacred, that a sufficiently important development can displace them and that developers should not be discouraged from incorporating them into strategic developments. More …

The 14 year old who won the right to be cryogenically frozen

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It is a common misconception that a solicitor specialising in family law is just a 'divorce lawyer'. This is far from the reality; the practice of family law is extremely varied and can encompass a very wide range of issues that have resulted in a dispute between private individuals. More …

Leisure Investment

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Central Government has always had the money to invest in a private finance initiative (PFI) programme to design, build, operate, maintain and finance new leisure facilities. More …

Susie Dryden features in Financier Worldwide's Litigation and Dispute Resolution: Corporate advisor handbook 2016

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Partner Susie Dryden features as a UK advisor in Financier Worldwide's Litigation and Dispute Resolution: Corporate Advisor Handbook 2016. The comprehensive publication contains detailed profiles of leading experts who help to resolve corporate and commercial disputes. More …

Oral variation of contracts: a gentleman’s word really is his bond

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Susie Dryden, Partner, writes for CorporateLiveWire's Litigation & Resolution 2016 Expert Guide. More …

New Pre-Action Protocol for Construction and Engineering Disputes launched

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As you may be aware, the new Pre-Action Protocol for Construction and Engineering Disputes comes into force on 9 November 2016. More …

Rights to Light update: How your behaviour with neighbours will impact your risk of an injunction

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A recent decision of the Court of Appeal is a stark example of the effect conduct has on the court's discretion to grant an injunction. More …