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Latest Legal News

Latest Legal News

BackTo60: Back to Square One

The BackTo60 Campaign Group has lost a significant case against the Government regarding its decision to raise the state pension age of women. 

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Appointment of a European GDPR representative - "The Known Unknown"

How prepared UK businesses are for Brexit remains to be seen, but anecdotal evidence suggests that many are not looking at solutions until the problem is better understood. Brexit still has, in the (now infamous) words of Donald Rumsfeld, “knowns… known unknowns… [and] unknown unknowns”.

One key aspect of Brexit preparedness for UK businesses will be to ensure that GDPR compliant transfers and processing of personal data to and from the EEA can continue after the 31 October 2019. 

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Shanks v Unilever - A win for inventors in the Supreme Court

Yesterday, the Supreme Court handed down its much anticipated judgment in a long-running legal saga between Unilever and a now former employee called Professor Shanks.  The case concerned Prof. Shanks’ claim for compensation for an invention created by him whilst employed by Unilever.

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