Frustration Claims: Don’t Blame It On Brexit!
There isn’t a day that goes by where Brexit isn’t in the news, so it’s unsurprising that a tenant has attempted to use Brexit as a reason for terminating a Lease early by claiming that it has been frustrated by Brexit. The legal doctrine of frustration enables a contract to be brought to an end […]Read more
Another day, another article on Brexit. But this one is a little bit different. It concerns a dispute between the Canary Wharf Group, a property development, investment and management company, and its tenant, the European Medicines Agency (“EMA”). The EMA is, in simple terms, attempting to get out of the remaining term of its 25 […]Read more
Budget 2018 – Pro-business…but No-Deal Brexit casts a shadow
The 2018 Budget has been received positively by business groups. Carolyn Fairburn, CBI Director-General said it was “a rock solid Budget, bringing more treats than tricks for business whilst the Federation of Small Businesses hailed it as “the most small-business-friendly budget that this Chancellor has delivered.” So what could the Budget mean for your business? […]Read more
The GDPR – A guide for park owners
It may not be the first thing a park owner thinks about, but data protection laws here in the UK apply as much to holiday and home parks as they do to any other business sector. In May next year the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into effect and is set to introduce […]Read more
GDPR – 12 months and counting
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was approved and adopted by the EU Parliament in April 2016. The regulation will take effect after a two-year transition period and come into force on 25 May 2018. The impact of these changes and identifying potential compliance issues under the GDPR will be a challenge for many organisations. […]Read more
Brexit Stage Left
On 24 January 2017 the Supreme Court delivered its eagerly anticipated decision in the case of R (on the application of Miller and another) v Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union  UKSC 5 which is likely to be remembered in legal history as one of the key constitutional cases of this century. But why? […]Read more
What does Brexit mean for data protection in the UK?
UK businesses have for some time now been thinking carefully about what they will have to do to comply with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Brexit has not made their deliberations any easier. Data protection law in the UK, as with many of our laws, is based on legislation which originates in the […]Read more
Brexit: The implications for dispute resolution
On 23 June 2016, the people of the UK voted to leave the European Union (EU). The withdrawal of the UK from the EU is a process which is likely to take a number of years. Until details of the UK’s exit have been hammered out, the legal implications for dealing with cross border disputes […]Read more
Brexit – What is the impact on Family Law?
Whilst the country is still in shock from the EU referendum result, we take a look at how Brexit might impact on family law in England and Wales. Family law Family law is not unique in the sense that a move away from the EU will involve a certain amount of ‘detangling’ from EU legislation, […]Read more