Footballers Set To Launch Legal Action For The Misuse Of Their Performance Data

850 professional football players have threatened legal action in relation to the alleged misuse of their performance data for the past six years. The data in question ranges from the...


Are Freezing Injunctions Allowed Without An Underlying Cause Of Action?

A freezing injunction is an interim order preventing a party from dealing with or disposing of its assets to prevent enforcement of an existing or potential future judgment. The law...


Hirachand v Hirachand Decision Upheld & Claimants Still Able To Recover Success Fee During A Claim Made Pursuant To The Inheritance Act

Hirachand v Hirachand & Anor [2021] EWCA Civ 1498 (15 October 2021) The case of Hirachand v Hirachand (Re H) was first tried by the Court in May 2020 where...


Ground Rent Claims – Advice Reasonably Incidental To The Retainer

In the case of Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) v David Hayhurst [2020], the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal considered whether a Solicitor (Mr Hayhurst) had failed to provide adequate advice when acting...


ICO Issue We Buy Any Car With A £200,000 Fine

The ICO has issued We Buy Any Car Limited with a monetary penalty under Section 55A of the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA 1998). It was held that they had...


Pandora Papers Leak

Recently the news has been reporting details of nearly 12 million documents leaked from offshore locations regarding the dealings of the superrich in offshore tax havens. It appears from the...


Updated Guidance On Compulsory Vaccination For Healthcare Workers In Care Homes

Compulsory vaccinations in the care sector Under the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2021 (Regulations), all Care Quality Commission (CQC) registered care homes must ensure...


The Importance Of Attendance Notes – Prime London v Withers LLP

A lack of attendance notes and written communication has materially increased the number of successful claims that are brought against solicitors. This point has recently been emphasised in the High...


Court Allows An Unfair Prejudice Claim To Proceed Despite The Petitioner’s Company Shares Having Been Appropriated By The Company Following The Presentation Of The Petition

In the recent case of Re Motion Picture Capital Ltd; Clarance v Nayar and others [2021] EWHC 2504 (Ch), the Court had to decide whether a petitioner was still able...


IP Access Scheme – A Company Guide

The UK Intellectual Property Office has recently launched its Intellectual Property (IP) Access grant, an extension to the UK IPO Audits Plus Programme. The launch of the grant has highlighted...


Can Solicitors & Litigation Funders Receive Payment For Work Done Under A Conditional Fee Agreement (CFA) If They Terminate It?

The above question was the crux of what was to be determined by the Court in the case of Escalate Law Ltd and Bermans (2012) Ltd v Kennedy and Kennedy...


Life After Furlough…

In March 2020, the Government announced the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (also known as the furlough scheme) as a means of supporting businesses and their employees during the pandemic. The...