Lloyd v Google – Landmark Judgment In Respect Of Damages In Data Breach Claims

In the recent case of Lloyd v Google LLC, a class action was initiated by Richard Lloyd, a former editor of “Which”, on behalf of four million Apple iPhone users whose...


Contractual Disputes In Sports Contracts – Liverpool FC And New Balance

When entering in to a commercial contract, it must be remembered that if a disagreement arises you may find yourself as party to a claim for breach of contract. That...


Can A Consumer Reject A New Or Used Car?

Rejecting your car under the Consumer Rights Act 2015 When rejecting a new car or used car, many consumers and business of sale are not aware of the operation of...


Directors’ Liability For Unlawful Dividends

The topical question of directors’ liability for payment of unlawful dividends continues to be controversial with conflicting decisions and views to whether the liability should be strict or fault-based. The...


Woodford Equity Income Fund Closed Down

Yesterday, Link Fund Solutions acting as the Authorised Corporate Director of the LF Woodford Equity Income Fund (“the Woodford Fund”) announced its closure. Woodford Fund closure Link Fund Solutions is...


Bad Blood? Taylor Swift’s “Lover” Application Refused

Whether you’re a fan of her music or not, you cannot deny that Taylor Swift is not only a very successful singer songwriter but that she is also an astute...


Are Penalty Clauses Enforceable?

From time to time a business may become involved in a contractual dispute whereby a large monetary penalty is sought. These disputes relate to penalty clauses and there are certain...


No Pie-Minister! The Implications Of Brexit On Melton Mowbray Pork Pies

(Un)Protected Geographical Indications? As Brexit looms ever closer and the risk of leaving the EU without a deal increases by the day, we consider the implications of a perhaps lesser...


Like Brands, Only Infringed – Charlotte Tilbury Succeeds In Copyright Case Against Aldi

Charlotte Tilbury’s company, Islestarr Holdings Ltd, brought proceedings for copyright infringement against Aldi in the recent case of Islestarr Holdings Ltd v Aldi Stores Ltd [2019]. Islestarr Holdings Ltd v...


New Initiative Launched By UEFA To Help Footballers Falling Foul Of Negligent Financial Advice

A new course has recently been outlined by UEFA, the governing body for European football, which aims to provide footballers with sound financial advice. The course is called the UEFA...


Breach Of Contract – What Are The Options?

It is always important to have the right contract in place for any transaction. However, no matter how good the relationship between the parties or the preparation of the paperwork,...


Directors’ Duties & Responsibilities

Company directors must comply with both fiduciary duties and statutory duties imposed on them by the Companies Act 2006 (Act).  A breach of these duties can expose directors to personal...