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16/10/2015
By Philip Wild">Philip Wild

No safe harbour in the US

As has been widely reported, on 6 October 2015 the Court of Justice of the European Union gave judgment in the case of Maximillian Schrems v the Data Protection Commissioner for Ireland, holding that the European Commission Decision creating …

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16/10/2015
By Simon Robeson

What Exactly is a Package Tour?

A recent case has highlighted why it matters whether a holiday is a ‘package’ or just a booking of travel. A man and his girlfriend were seeking a ‘last minute’ holiday, and after seeing one advertised online, he telephoned the …

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15/10/2015
By Sandra Meakins

Are Pre-Nups Binding?

Just how binding are Pre-nuptial Agreements in the British Courts? Well a ruling of the High Court on a French ‘pre-nuptial agreement‘ pretty much spells it out.

The case involved a wealthy French couple who married in France in …

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28/09/2015
By Paul Taylor

Kidd Rapinet & the DX

In 1975 a young lady called Pauline Lyle-Smith founded the Document Exchange or DX, as it is now known.

The idea behind the DX was to provide a private postal system for conveying documents and letters between (at least initially) …

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15/07/2015
By Nichola Charvis

Making Employees Redundant

Nichola Charvis

An employee is dismissed “as redundant” if the reason for their dismissal is not something to do with him or her personally, such as something they were or something they had done, but was a reason relating to …

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05/05/2015
By Philip Wild">Philip Wild

“Parking Charge” not a Penalty

This article is taken from Philip’s blog at wildslaw.blogspot.co.uk.

Most motorists are no doubt outraged by the high charges car park operators make if you have overstayed your parking time, even by a minute.  Nowadays these charges are enforced …

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14/04/2015
By Simon Robeson

Help for Volunteers

Simon Robeson

Volunteers, community groups and ‘good deed doers’ have been given legal reassurance that courts will take account of the fact they have been acting to help society if something goes wrong and they end up having to defend …

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