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    Has the ECJ killed European motorsport?

    13 December 2017

    Motorsport is already an expensive business. An ECJ ruling may just put it beyond the reach of most, if not out of business altogether.

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    Trade treaties: pact agenda

    4 December 2017

    UK haggling over a post-Brexit trade deal has cast a spotlight on the proliferation of treaties subject to ever more complex laws and regulations. Marialuisa Taddia reports

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    Technology: netminder is a good save

    4 December 2017

    AI goalie keeps out email howlers, while a chatbot takes the strain off junior clerks.

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    Employment: Is the gig finally up for Uber?

    4 December 2017

    The ride-hailing business has been doing battle in the UK employment tribunals – and it has not fared well.

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    Challenging the validity of a trade mark

    4 December 2017

    A recent judgment provides certainty for those who have acquired local goodwill.

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    Establishing fraudulent calumny

    4 December 2017

    Christodoulides v Marcou considers whether trial judge applied the correct legal principles for establishing fraudulent calumny.

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    Councillor disqualification

    30 November 2017

    The government is considering the disqualification criteria for councillors and mayors – and practitioner feedback is welcome

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    Criminal: General defences

    27 November 2017

    In R v Riddell [2017] EWCA Crim 413 the court confirmed that self-defence can potentially be a defence to allegations of both dangerous and careless driving.

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    Litigation – 2017 in review

    27 November 2017

    BPE Solicitors v Hughes-Holland [2017] UKSC 21, a solicitors’ negligence claim, was the Supreme Court’s first opportunity to review the 20-year-old House of Lords SAAMCO principle, which underpins the calculation of loss in professional negligence claims. The court reaffirmed the SAAMCO judgment, referred to by Lord Sumption as ‘one of ...

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    Sexual harassment: You too?

    27 November 2017

    Sexual harassment in the legal profession is ‘rife’ – with the City of London providing some of the worst examples, Eduardo Reyes hears