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UK: Judgment Confirms Government's Commitment To Review LASPO Is Not Enforceable - Leigh Day

As a result, Claimants receive substantially less than full compensation in respect of their injuries, and therefore are prevented from accessing justice.
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UK: Briefing Note On The Consultation On Code Of Practice For Residential Property Agents - Charles Russell Speechlys LLP

In July 2019, The Regulation of Property Agents (RoPA) working group produced a Report on the regulation of property agents which recommended introducing a new regulatory framework...
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UK: Q&A: Statues And Ornaments In The Garden Of A Listed Building - Charles Russell Speechlys LLP

My client's family has owned a house for the last two centuries.
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UK: Spotlight On The Pensions Ombudsman - Gowling WLG

The Pensions Ombudsman has published his latest annual report for the year 2019/2020.
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UK: Madison Pacific Trust v Shakoor Capital: A More Nuanced Approach To Illegality? - Quadrant Chambers

In Madison Pacific Trust Limited v (1) Shakoor Capital Company and (2) Joint-Stock Company Commercial Bank Privatbank [2020] EWHC 610 (Ch), the court considered whether the trustee of securitised loan notes ...
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Sir Philip Barton named new Foreign Office chief

He will become the lead civil servant at the newly merged Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office.
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UK, eurozone factories bounce back; US-China tensions rise over TikTok – as it happened

UK factory output at three-year high, Eurozone output highest since April 2018 – PMI surveysGold hits new record high of $1,984.66 an ounceHSBC steps up 35,000 job cuts amid Covid-19 profit plunge TikTok reportedly relocating to London as Microsoft confirms acquisition plans 3.05pm BST Stock markets around the world are pushing higher, with the UK’s FTSE 100 index up 1.86%, Germany’s Dax 2.4% ahead and France’s CAC rising 1.78%. On Wall Street, the Dow Jones rose 0.46%, the S&P 500 advanced ...
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Harrogate Town promotion a 'superb lift' after lockdown

Harrogate Town's promotion to the English Football League will boost the local economy, it is hoped.
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Russia claims to be ahead of rivals in race to produce Covid vaccine

Moscow says it will start production next month and mass immunisation by OctoberCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe Russian government claims to have stolen a march on dozens of global rivals – including the US and UK – in the race to produce a viable coronavirus vaccine, saying it would start production of a vaccine next month and begin mass immunisation by October.The announcement came amid controversy over how Russia has rushed its two vaccine candidates through sa...
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UK: Hotel Financing Series, Part 1: How A Hotel Loan Differs From Other Real Estate Loans - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

As business and trade are slowly re-opening up across the UK, in this issue of REF News and Views we are revisiting articles commenting on real estate finance legal matters.
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The UK's troubled coronavirus response becomes more complicated

The UK's troubled response to the Covid-19 pandemic became even more confused on Monday, as government guidance seemingly at odds with itself rolls out across England, pushing the four nations of the UK further apart.
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UK: Reminiscing About Route 66 - Leigh Day

William Broadbent from Leigh Day's cycling team reminisces on his discovery of cycling through the National Cycle Network and one 'iconic' route in particular.
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Rape claims against Conservative MP taken 'very seriously'

Chief Whip Mark Spencer defends decision not to suspend MP concerned while police investigate.
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NHS test hope for children with suspected genetic illness

Critically ill children with suspected genetic illnesses in Wales are to be offered a new NHS test in UK first.
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UK: When Can A Marina Limit Its Liability? - Quadrant Chambers

Benjamin Coffer appeared for the Claimant, instructed by Emma Rice of Clyde & Co.
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'Eat out to help out will definitely affect the weekend'

"Eat out to help out" is too complicated and will not mean more customers, says one businessman.
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UK: New Law To Protect Furloughed Workers' Statutory Redundancy And Notice Payments - Veale Wasbrough Vizards

The Government has announced new protection for furloughed workers who are made redundant during their furlough leave.
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UK: Business And Human Rights In A Global Pandemic - Volterra Fietta

The COVID-19 epidemic, the measures taken by governments in numerous countries and the ensuing global economic crisis entail significant changes to the operating environment for many companies.
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Wisbech man police feared had been killed found after five years

Ricardas Puisys was found deep in woods, where it is thought he was trying to avoid exploitation.
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UK: Increased Control Of Foreign Investment In Response To COVID-19 - Volterra Fietta

Foreign investors should, in the early planning stages of their investments, carefully assess risks resulting from these regulations.
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UK: An UNCLOS Annex VII Tribunal Upheld The Immunity Of The Italian Marines But Found Italy Itself Liable For The Unlawful Killing Of Two Indian Fishermen - Volterra Fietta

On 15 February 2012, the M.V. Enrica Lexie, a commercial oil tanker flying the Italian flag, was transiting in international waters approximately 20.5 nautical miles off the coast of India.
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UK: Effects Of COVID-19 On Document Production - Volterra Fietta

It is widely recognised that the COVID-19 pandemic will affect the ability of a court or arbitration tribunal to hold hearings or conduct other in person proceedings.
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UK: What Are The Implications Of The COVID-19 Pandemic For States And Investors Under The Energy Charter Treaty - Volterra Fietta

The COVID-19 pandemic poses immense challenges for States, their citizens and businesses alike.
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UK: Using Video Technology To Witness Wills - Taylor Vinters

From September 2020, Wills which are witnessed using video technology will be legally valid.
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UK: Could Your Esports Business Benefit From The Government's New Future Fund? - Charles Russell Speechlys LLP

Esports is fast becoming an increasingly competitive industry not just in the UK but on a global scale thanks largely to the interconnected modern world.
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UK: CLC COVID-19 Task Force: Future Proofing, Record Keeping And Summary Guide - Beale & Co

On 14 July 2020, the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) COVID-19 Task Force published guidance to address the contractual challenges presented by the pandemic.
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UK: Beale & Co Virtual Architects' Rountable - Beale & Co

On 9 July, Beale & Co were delighted to host its latest Architects' Roundtable for professionals in the industry. In light of the current circumstances, the roundtable was held virtually.
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UK: Using Drones To Mitigate Pollution Losses - Clyde & Co

The development of drone technology is beginning to touch on a wide range of industries, sectors and aspects of life.
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UK: Litigation Risk Presents The Big Challenge For The Legacy Sector - Clyde & Co

The legacy run-off market has witnessed enormous growth in the past decade and developed into a key component of the global insurance market, with non-life liabilities in run-off now estimated to be in the region of $800bn.
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Coronavirus: How can I use the 'eat out to help out scheme'?

Thousands of venues will take part in a discounting scheme to help boost the hospitality industry.
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