Practice Notes: Health & Safety

Slippery slope

The House of Lords has recently restricted the scope of strict liability for defective work equipment but employers could still be liable for negligence, p

16 Jun 2009

Larke still ascending

Solicitors should be more forthcoming when faced with a ‘Larke v Nugus’ letter challenging a will and play their part in the greater drive to avoid litigat

09 Jun 2009

A rich man’s world?

The offshore world has a reputation of being exclusively for wealthy tax payers, but in reality many jurisdictions offer ‘ordinary’ people the chance to en

19 May 2009

Update: health and safety

Zahra Nanji considers the implications of the first charge under the Corporate Manslaughter Act 2007 on health and safety prosecutions, and warns employers

19 May 2009

An end to estimates?

The current system of costs estimates is not providing clients with the certainty they need, and is likely to become tougher, warns Howar

05 May 2009

Wound up

With stress at work claims on the rise, practitioners need to consider the preparatory work required to win them, says Davi

21 Apr 2009

The promised land

The House of Lords’ ruling in Thorner provides a welcome return to orthodoxy in relation to proprietary estoppel, says Mark Pawlowsk

07 Apr 2009

New season, new HIPs

New HIP regulations, combined with important changes in local authority and personal search charges, are set to make this a seismic spring of change, says

07 Apr 2009

Update: police and criminal evidence

Robert Buckland reviews a recent case on confiscation of the proceeds of crime, some of the less discussed parts of the new Criminal Justice and Immigratio

10 Mar 2009

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