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Allfiled UK Ltd v Eltis and others [2015] EWHC 1300 (Ch)

Today, Rosina Hough has been reviewing a recent Injunction Hearing on breach of Contracts of Employment. Allfiled UK Ltd v Eltis and others [2015] EWHC 1300 (Ch) Allfiled UK Ltd (the Applicant) successfully sought an injunction to prevent former directors and employees (the Respondents) of Allfiled UK Ltd from using

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Supreme Court is to consider fraud in divorce settlements (10 June 2015)

Today, Rosina Hough looks at fraud in divorce cases being heard in the Supreme Court. Two divorce settlement cases are currently being heard in the Supreme Court.  The cases are being brought in conjunction and the Court will look at whether deliberate dishonestly and concealment of financial circumstances in divorce hearings

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The impact of the Enterprise Act 2013 for those injured at work

Today, an intern named Luke Bailey looks at the impact of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act in relation to claims for compensation. From 1st October 2013, changes have been introduced to Employee Liability claims as part of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act. The general consensus is that this makes

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Should court proceedings be televised?

Today, a paralegal named Jessica Bass looks at implications of televising court proceedings. On Valentine’s Day 2013, Oscar Pistorius, Olympic and Paralympic athlete, shot dead his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp at the home they shared together in Pretoria, South Africa. Pistorius claims to have mistaken her for an intruder, and

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Marital coercion – an unfair anachronism?

Today James Green looks at the defence of marital coercion.  James is grateful to Mohsin Shabbir for his assistance with this article. “Huhne-gate”Vicky Pryce, the former wife of Energy Secretary Chris Huhne was, earlier this year, found guilty of perverting the course of justice by taking a number of speeding

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800 years since Magna Carta – where are we now?

Today Gavin Henshaw looks at the approaching 800th birthday of Magna Carta.  Gavin is extremely grateful to Mohsin Shabbir for his assistance with this article. Initially signed by King John in 1215 and lauded as a keystone in the development of the British constitution, 2015 will mark the year that the

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