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Latest Legal News

Latest Legal News

Damage Control: Redefining The Test For Liquidated Damages

Earlier this month a bench of seven Supreme Court judges handed down a decision in the joint appeal of ParkingEye and Makdessi. The general impact of this judgement was considered in Stuart Murdoch’s blog of last week. However, the ParkingEye and Makdessi appeal has particular relevance to the construction industry in respect of liquidated damages, which will be considered in this blog.

Calculating Liquidated Damages

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Do You Want To Build A Snowman?

Pauline McCulloch

It’s that time of year again. Summer is a distant memory, Autumn lasted all of five minutes and the Christmas holidays seem a long way off. A friend of mine commented this week that November has “no redeeming features whatsoever”. I tend to agree. Winter, with its wind, rain and cancelled transport, has landed on us with a thud. And we’re not the only ones.

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Does The Council Of The EU’s Proposed Directive Hit The Mark?

With the new Trade Mark Directive, published by the Council of the EU in June 2015, expected to be given a stamp of approval any time now, businesses should start thinking about reviewing their current levels of protection and consider whether anything further is required.

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