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First Court of Appeal hearing to be live-streamed in full

Law Gazette News - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 16:44

Test case will involve dispute over seating at the former Olympic Stadium in east London.

C. Letlid Loan and Finance Ltd

FCA - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 15:32
We believe this firm has been providing financial services or products in the UK without our authorisation. Find out why to be especially wary of dealing with this unauthorised firm and how to protect yourself from scammers.

Defamation: Supreme Court hears case on 'serious harm' test

Out Law News Feed - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 15:18
The UK Supreme Court has begun hearing arguments in a case set to help clarify the legal threshold that people need to satisfy to bring defamation claims in England and Wales.

Harper Wealth Management

FCA - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 15:11
We believe this firm has been providing financial services or products in the UK without our authorisation. Find out why to be especially wary of dealing with this unauthorised firm and how to protect yourself from scammers.

VAT reverse charge for construction to be linked to CIS reporting obligation

Out Law News Feed - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 15:11
Final regulations for the new VAT domestic reverse charge for construction services will make administration easier for construction businesses making supplies to occasional users of construction services, the government has said.

The return of Crown preference

Out Law News Feed - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 15:11
ANALYSIS: A Budget measure concerning tax and insolvency effectively puts the UK's tax authority back among preferential creditors in an insolvency. Is this a failure to learn from history?

Singapore data watchdog finalises 'enhanced' guidance plans

Out Law News Feed - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 14:28
Businesses in Singapore that come under fire for the innovative way they use personal data will generally be immune from enforcement action in the city state if its data protection authority has previously endorsed the activities, the authority has said.

Bar challenges police chiefs over Welsh speakers in interviews

Law Gazette News - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 12:09

Chief constables say a duty to provide a simultaneous translation service is unreasonable and disproportionate.

Housing court back on government agenda

Law Gazette News - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 11:36

Communities secretary James Brokenshire says proposals will ensure tenants and landlords can access justice.

Kathleen Russ takes charge at Travers Smith

Law Gazette News - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 11:06

Tax specialist will be City firm’s first woman senior partner. 

Solicitor who endured 'abominable' working conditions is struck off by High Court

Law Gazette News - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 11:04

SRA's successful appeal of tribunal decision will be seen as precedent for sanctioning solicitors with mental health problems.

Breaking: strike-off for solicitor who endured 'abominable' working conditions

Law Gazette News - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 11:04

SRA's successful appeal of tribunal decision will be seen as precedent for sanctioning solicitors with mental health problems.

Video hearings set for expansion with County Court pilot

Law Gazette News - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 09:42

HMCTS continues to roll out remote justice after success of tax tribunal experiment. 

Russia law reform could prompt exodus of international firms

Law Gazette News - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 07:20

International firms in Russia could be curtailed by new laws awaiting debate, Russia Law Week conference hears. 

MPs to probe if NDAs are concealing pregnancy discrimination or racist abuse

Law Gazette News - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 07:16

Maria Miller, chair of the Commons women and equalities committee, says their deployment in sexual harassment cases is only part of the picture.

Barrister Lester faces Lords suspension over sexual harassment claims

Law Gazette News - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 17:19

Lord Lester of Herne Hill reportedly offered complainant a ‘corrupt inducement to have sexual relations’.

Failing courts: Defendant walked 12 miles on unlit road at night to get home

Law Gazette News - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 17:02

Shropshire advocates say their concerns about court changes have fallen on deaf ears.

QOCS judgment muddies the waters on costs-shifting

Law Gazette News - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 16:34

Lawyers believe issue raised by litigation following cycling accident may have to be determined at a higher level.

ESMA: rating agencies and trade repositories must prepare for no-deal Brexit

Out Law News Feed - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 16:32
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has issued a public statement alerting credit rating agencies, trade repositories and those using their services to ready themselves for a no-deal Brexit.

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