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The legal burden of disproving a claim for negligence when cargo is lost or damaged at sea rests with the carrier of the goods, the UK's highest court has ruled. 10 Dec 2018
Action taken by a UK regulator to seek compensation for care home residents shows the intense scrutiny that care home contracts are coming under and the regulator's willingness to fully enforce consumer law in the sector, an expert has said. 07 Dec 2018
Generally the position in Ireland is that any one director can bind a company and sign contracts on behalf of the company assuming that the director has been given the authority to do so.
Since April 2014 the EU has imposed financial and trade sanctions on Russia in connection with the situation in Ukraine.
The legal test for penalty clauses has recently changed, meaning that more clauses may be unenforceable and ineffective under English law.
European law requires food businesses to ensure that only food which is safe is placed on the market. These requirements affect all stages of production, processing and distribution of food.
Along with a detailed regulatory regime, manufacturers and suppliers of products for use by UK consumers and in UK workplaces are bound by contractual and non-contractual obligations.
The UK's consumer product safety regulatory regime is broadly derived from EU legislation, which imposes obligations on each of the players in the supply chain from manufacturer through to distributor.
A pioneering UK study will look to use artificial intelligence (AI) to detect illnesses earlier and enable pre-emptive treatment. 07 Dec 2018
An auction house has failed to establish litigation privilege over correspondence with experts about whether or not a painting it sold was counterfeit, in a case brought by the seller of that painting. 07 Dec 2018
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