Practice Notes: Commercial

Insurance ruling spares UK ‘fatal, economic misery’

Insurers face a huge bill following the long-awaited Supreme Court ruling that they must pay companies forced to close during the first national pande

18 Jan 2021

Kennedys acquires 36-strong insurance law practice

International firm Kennedys has opened a new office in Leeds after acquiring Langleys’ 36-strong insurance law practice

14 Jan 2021

Lawyers need ‘greater aptitude’ for business to win SMEs’ trust

The legal sector needs a greater aptitude for business if lawyers want to help commercial clients with their legal problems, a lawyer warned 

14 Jan 2021

The Duomatic principle and ostensible authority

Corporate lawyers should note the Privy Council's clarification of the so-called Duomatic principle, as Josh Mangeot, George Weston and Jeremy Child ex

17 Dec 2020

Death of the privacy shield

Suzanne Dibble considers the implications for data controllers following the ruling invalidating the privacy shield

23 Nov 2020

Withers recruits former AG as consultant global counsel

Withers has recruited former attorney general Geoffrey Cox MP to its international law team as consultant global counsel

28 Sep 2020

Big Law Summit: Remote hearings are here to stay

James Pickering QC opens Big Law Summit with predictions for the future

16 Sep 2020

Solicitors warned of dubious investment schemes and risk of personal liability

Solicitors have been issued with a new warning in relation to dubious investment schemes after the regulator uncovered poor standards of practice

19 Aug 2020

Buying trust

Employee ownership trusts can significantly influence a firm’s culture and ethos, explain Howard Hackney and Mark Briegal

23 Jul 2020

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