News July 2020

28 Jul 2020

International Arbitration and Virtual Hearings – A New Era Dawns

The webinar entitled International Arbitration and Virtual Hearings – A New Era Dawns and will take place on Friday 4th September.

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21 Jul 2020

Hindsight bias in health and safety

In an interview with Lexis Nexis, David Travers QC considers the impact of hindsight bias in health and safety cases, and what can be done to avoid it.

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16 Jul 2020

Attempted murder insanity acquittal - Oliver Saxby QC defending

A 33-year old man of effective previous good character, has been found 'not guilty by reason of insanity’ of the attempted murder of a stranger in May 2019.

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15 Jul 2020

New book on Covid-19 and the law relating to food now available

This new book written by Ian Thomas examines the significant impact that Covid-19 has had on the food industry and food businesses and outlines the changing regulatory landscape.

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13 Jul 2020

Jill Barrett advises new International Agreements Committee of the House of Lords 

In April this year Parliament set up its first ever treaty committee, to improve scrutiny of the UK’s increased treaty-making since leaving the EU.

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08 Jul 2020

COVID-19 and international arbitration: a hybrid future?

In a recent article for the New Law Journal, Anthony Connerty assesses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on international arbitration.

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07 Jul 2020

Richard Barraclough QC represents international haulage company in challenge against Essex Police and their powers of seizure

The Chief Constable of Essex has been refused permission to launch a second appeal in this action for negligence after an articulated lorry containing a valuable consignment was left unattended by police officers.

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