Contracts & Rights

A rough guide to NEC contracts

Chris Holwell identifies the key points that non-construction lawyers should be aware of to avoid being caught out by NEC contracts, particularly with regard t

Breaches of the innocent

The importance of ‘robust’ force majeure clauses has been highlighted following MSC v Cottonex, writes Henr

Are you ready for the new CPD system?

As solicitors prepare to switch to the continuing competence regime, Jennifer Williamson considers whether much will change in practice for th

Lottery winnings and syndicates

Who owns lottery winnings? Mark Pawlowski dissects the cas

UK workers must not be left worse off post-Brexit, say trade union solicitors

The government must guarantee that employment rights will not be diluted as lawyers expect changes to existing lega

Arguing the ‘serious and imminent danger’ of Zika

Lavinia Randall considers whether an employer can require their staff to travel to an area affected by the Zik

Byron: Illegal working and employers’ duties

Paul McAleavey considers employers' competing legal obligations to prevent illegal working while also maintaining the trust and confidence of thei