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Commercial property: Restrictive covenants

20 November 2017By Suzanne Gill

There are few cases so iconic that lawyers remember the names long after university or law school. One is Tulk v Moxhay [1848], the case on the restrictive covenants which have prevented building on Leicester Square. The date of that case demonstrates that well-drafted restrictive covenants on land are an ...

Ibrahim hasan

Data protection: Preparing for GDPR

13 November 2017By Ibrahim Hasan

No excuses for confusion on day one of the new regime.

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Going Dutch

10 November 2017By David Anderson

The Netherlands has published draft rules for its new English language commercial court, which will seek to exploit Brexit by targeting international dispute resolution.

Saimo chahal

Assisted dying: A right to autonomy and dignity

6 November 2017By Saimo Chahal

Stage is set for the next round of assisted dying litigation.

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Peers fear government power grab in post-Brexit bill

17 November 2017By

Bill will introduce new regulations for detecting, investigating and prevent money laundering.


Fine for national firm that treated missing money as 'internal issue'

17 November 2017By

Duncan Lewis Solicitors rebuked by the SRA for non-compliance with regulatory principle.

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News focus: Damage limitation for clinical negligence

6 November 2017By

Claimant lawyers will cry foul, but politicians and civil servants are starting to talk about tort reform to stem the haemorrhaging of cash in clinical negligence actions.

National Accident Helpline sets up second ABS

13 October 2017By

Partnership with national law firm Lyons Davidson will go live in November.

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