The march of the “cobots” (Global Arbitration Review)


The march of the “cobots” (Global Arbitration Review)

This article from Global Arbitration Review, outlines the main points which arose from a panel discussion, hosted by the Milan Chamber of Arbitration, featuring Loretta Malintoppi in late 2020. The… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Loretta Malintoppi (Rome) Date

Planning and the way out of lockdown for leisure, hospitality and attractions

The leisure and hospitality sectors have had a particularly horrible 12 months in the Covid pandemic.  In the first lockdown the value generated by accommodation and food services fell by… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Richard Harwood OBE QC Date

The effect of foreign jurisdiction clauses on the summary enforcement of UK adjudication awards in construction contracts

In the very interesting case of Motacus Constructions Ltd v Paolo Castelli SPA [2021] EWHC 356 (TCC), handed down on 22 February 2021 (see here) Judge Hodge QC determined: “the… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Michael McParland QC Date

Case comment: R (Good Law Project & others) v Secretary of State for Health and Social Care [2021] EWHC 346 (Admin) – late publication of coronavirus contracts unlawful.

Last Friday Chamberlain J handed down judgment in a challenge concerning the government’s compliance with procurement law and its own transparency guidance in the awarding of goods and services contracts… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author David Mitchell Date

Environmental regulation after Brexit

In an article published by Lexis PSL, Gethin Thomas discusses the Environment Agency’s (EA) obligations and responsibilities post Brexit (after the end of the Brexit transition period), in particular in… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Gethin Thomas Date

Katherine Apps and Gethin Thomas on climate change and pensions

On 27 January 2021 the Government published its long awaited response to the consultation, ‘Taking action on climate risk: improving governance and reporting by occupational pension schemes’, which ran from… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Katherine Apps, Gethin Thomas Date

Wasted costs and hopeless jurisdiction claims

Today in the High Court in London Mr Justice Cavanagh dismissed a solicitor’s renewed application for permission to appeal against a wasted costs order made against them in the case… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Michael McParland QC Date

Expert witnesses and conflicts of interest

Hot on the heels of the Supreme Court’s recent judgment in Halliburton Company v Chubb Bermuda Insurance Ltd [2020] UKSC 48 on bias and impartiality, the Court of Appeal (on… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Edwin Glasgow CBE QC, Paul Darling OBE QC, David Brynmor Thomas QC, David Bateson *, Karishma Vora, Ruth Keating, Vivek Kapoor Date

Discussion Paper: Modernising The Mental Health Act

This discussion paper, from Neil Allen, outlines and comments upon the key elements of the White Paper published on 13 January 2021 proposing reforms to the Mental Health Act 1983…. Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Neil Allen Date

Carrying Out Capacity Assessments – January 2021

This purpose of this document is to provide for social workers and those working in front-line clinical settings a brief overview of the law and principles relating to the assessment… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Victoria Butler-Cole QC, Simon Edwards, Neil Allen, Katharine Scott, Alexander Ruck Keene, Annabel Lee, Nicola Kohn, Katherine Barnes Date

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