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Brexit: Intellectual Property (IP) in the UK following the end of the transition period - 1 December 2020

Since leaving the EU on 31 January 2020, the UK has been in the Brexit transition period. This has meant …

ICO issues British Airways with record-breaking £20 million fine for data breach - 18 November 2020

On 16 October 2020, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) issued British Airways with a £20 million fine for a data …

Enforceability of Restrictive Covenants - 17 November 2020

In the recent case of Bath Rugby Ltd v Greenwood and Others [2020] EWHC 2662 (Ch) the High Court ruled …

Class E, any use? - 27 October 2020

The Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) Order 1987 (“1987 Order”) is a statutory instrument whereby certain use classes were …

Payments of Community Infrastructure Levy (“CIL”) During the Coronovirus (Covid-19) Period - 11 June 2020

Current position The Community Infrastructure Levy Regulations 2010 (as amended) provide some flexibility for local authorities to defer the payment …

Does the Covid-19 lockdown impact on tenants’ liability for rent? - 9 April 2020

In these difficult times many businesses are struggling or already failing and rental income streams are under pressure as never …

The Practicalities of Practical Completion - 5 February 2020

Practical completion is “easier to recognise than define” said Coulson LJ, agreeing with Keating on Construction Contracts in his judgment …

Clarity in construction contracts: What can we learn from Arcadis v Amec? - 9 January 2020

There is much to do at the outset of any construction project.  Having chosen the team and agreed specifications, everyone …