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Overseas In-house lawyer's advice covered by legal advice privilege

Published on 08 October 2020. By Emily Saffer, Associate and Dan Wyatt, Partner

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There is no additional requirement for in-house foreign lawyers to be "appropriately qualified" or recognised or regulated as a "professional lawyer" for legal advice privilege to extend to communications between them and company employees.

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What are good grounds for appeal in insolvency applications?

Published on 06 May 2020. By Simon Hart, Partner and Emily Saffer, Associate

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Applying for permission to advance fresh evidence on appeal is a tricky application, which has had varying degrees of success in the courts. Zheng Yougxiong v Gate Ventures Plc(1) is a useful example of the application of the criteria, albeit in the context of insolvency proceedings.

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Novel approach to measuring damages resulting from a breach of warranty

Published on 15 May 2019. By Geraldine Elliott, Partner and Emily Saffer, Associate

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The accepted approach of diminution in the value of the target company has been unsuccessfully challenged in Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited v ING Bank NV ([2019] EWHC 676 (Comm)).

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The ‘Meghan effect’: its impact on retailers

Published on 18 May 2018. By Emily Saffer, Associate

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The right people endorsing a brand can have a significant impact on its popularity. For example, brands that have been associated with Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle have seen a huge surge in their profile.

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Food for thought

Published on 19 July 2017. By Emily Saffer, Associate

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With New Year's resolutions to eat better now long forgotten, we discuss some top tips to push that 4pm sugar slump and ensure ultimate concentration while at work.

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Brexit means Brexit?

Published on 05 June 2017. By Emily Saffer, Associate

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