News for January, 2020

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January 31, 2020

Expert determination of construction dispute should have been allowed to proceed

Supreme Court dismisses appeal from Court of Appeal, and affirms order striking out proceedings on appeal from the High Court - where the original application had been for a stay on a reference to an independent architect for resolution of a construction dispute - on the grounds that: (a) reference to an independent expert was not the same as arbitration; (b) the reference to an independent expert was governed by the terms of the relevant contract; (c) the independent expert was entitled to determine matters of law if that was contemplated by the contractual terms; (d) the courts could only intervene if the independent expert stepped outside the terms of his remit; and (e) in the instant case, the independent expert should have been allowed to proceed with his determination.

January 31, 2020

One Month in a Minute: January 2020

Lee Sharpe summarizes recent developments in UK tax.

January 31, 2020

Turning a blind eye?

Disputes with HMRC can be daunting, particularly if there is disagreement on a technical point. The resources available to HMRC in such a dispute are potentially intimidating.

January 31, 2020

Courts and Tribunals: January 2020

Julian Harris summarises selected recent decisions.

January 31, 2020

VAT news and cases roundup: January 2020

Andrew Needham comments on recent VAT developments

January 31, 2020

Bloomsbury IP/IT Law Briefing

The January issue of the Bloomsbury IP/IT Law Briefing is now live for subscribers to Intellectual Property and IT.

January 28, 2020

Tax and Accounting Update: 28 January 2020

The latest issue of Tax and Accounting Update is now live for subscribers to UK Tax.

January 28, 2020

Family Law Briefing - Issue 1

In the first edition of our Family Law Briefing, solicitor and author Keith Walsh talks us through some of the core changes that have been brought about by the Family Law Act 2019.

January 28, 2020

Family Court Reports

The latest issue, [2020] 1 FCR 2, is now live for subscribers to Family Court Reports. The following cases are included: Re C (a child), [2020] 3 FCR 107; R (TT) v Registrar General for England and Wales (nos 1 and 2), [2020] 3 FCR 114; S-L (children: adjournment), [2020] 3 FCR 206.

January 27, 2020

Airline’s broad contractual restriction on senior employee was an unjustified restraint of trade

High Court dismisses proceedings seeking to enforce a restrictive covenant preventing defendant from taking up a position at a competitor within 12 months, finding that, while the plaintiff had discharged the onus of proving that it had a legitimate interest in protecting the information that would come to the defendant’s knowledge in the course of his employment, the restraint on trade was too wide and was therefore unjustified and unenforceable.

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