Legal and Commercial Background
A recent Supreme Court case, Lowick Rose v Swynson, has provided a useful reminder on the subject of collateral payments. The case highlights the problems that may result from structuring one’s affairs without proper care: a company lost the ability to recover millions of pounds from a negligent firm of accountants because of an avoidable misstep that the Court was not prepared to fix.
We are pleased to announce two new partner appointments, expanding the firm’s litigation and gaming services and international offering.
Updated: 20 June 2017
On Monday 13 March, MPs voted to refuse to unilaterally protect the rights of EU nationals living in the United Kingdom.
Legal and professional services firm Gordon Dadds has announced the appointment of new property litigation associate David Quinn to support the firm’s growing client demands in property disputes at its Cardiff office.
The Information Commissioner’s Office has issued a salutary reminder of what the consequences can be of taking client contact data with you when you change jobs.
Most commercial organisations and international business people regard immigration as a very formalistic paperwork exercise, usually involving applying for long-term work permits or temporary entry visas for key foreign staff to fill gaps in the domestic labour market – more of a hassle and inconvenience than something that could have far-reaching, real consequences for migrants’ lives and lifestyles. In the European region European free movement law as one of the pillars of the internal market has done away with the need for hefty paperwork for mobile European nationals and their family members on the grounds that such formality hinders the facilitation of economically vital cross-border trade and business development.
Legal practitioners are increasingly impervious to the arts of mediation – but it can achieve remarkable results.
In June 2016 the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. The UK Government has indicated that it is keen to implement the people’s decision but how it is executed remains to be seen. Much has been discussed in the media about Article 50, access to the single market and the difference between “hard” and “soft” Brexit. Right now we know very little about what will actually happen.