Perceived discrimination at work

Perceived discrimination at work

In The Chief Constable of Norfolk v Coffey, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) ruled that it is direct disability discrimination to treat someone less favourably on the basis of an Read more…

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Posted on Feb 27th, 2018 by Lyons Davidson

Statutory Bereavement Awards: inadequate solution to difficult situations

Statutory Bereavement Awards

Matthew Tebbutt, solicitor in Lyons Davidson’s Clinical Negligence team, looks at the issues around Statutory Beareavement Awards. Losing a loved one is probably the most difficult experience that many of Read more…

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Posted on Feb 22nd, 2018 by Lyons Davidson

The limitation of liability clause and contractual interpretation: case update

Limitiation of liability and contractual interpretations

In this article, we revisit the case of The Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust v ATOS IT Services UK Limited [2017] EWCA Civ 2196, following the appeal of Read more…

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Posted on Feb 14th, 2018 by Lyons Davidson

Can an employee subject to discriminatory treatment by their employer refuse to work?

discriminatory treatment

This question around discriminatory treatment was asked at the Appeal Court in the case of Rochford v WNS Global Services UK Limited and others  and the answer was ‘No’. Why? Because Read more…

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Posted on Feb 13th, 2018 by Lyons Davidson

The rising costs of clinical negligence claims

The rising costs of clinical negligence claims

Josie Baker, trainee solicitor in the Clinical Negligence team, looks at the issues involved in the rising costs of clinical negligence claims.

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Posted on Feb 8th, 2018 by Lyons Davidson

Boundary dispute and adverse possession

Boundary dispute and adverse possession

A boundary dispute can be notoriously acrimonious, with parties arguing over very small pieces of land at great cost. Where do we start when establishing the position of the boundary Read more…

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Posted on Feb 1st, 2018 by Lyons Davidson

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