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The world is changing faster than ever before, which means that we must all adapt to survive. As part of our Insight work we provide a considered expert view to inform your response to significant legislative change.

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Our current Insights programme focusses on how individuals and organisations can prepare for and make the most for the opportunities presented by Brexit and the GDPR. Our legal experts have prepared tools to help you and your business survive and thrive.

Whether you’re a business leader or in-house legal counsel our library resources are created with you in mind.

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29 October 2019

Beddoe Orders: invaluable tool for trustees to manage their litigation risks

Trustees’ liability for costs in litigation A Beddoe order is based on the case Re Beddoe [1893] 1 Ch 547,…

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17 June 2019

The easy way to enforce judgments in China: go through Hong Kong

Marches and riots on a scale unseen for 20 years have been seen in Hong Kong because of mainland China’s&h...

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28 May 2019

Businesses asked us their GDPR questions and we answered

The initial steps towards compliance and the ongoing embedding of the GDPR within ‘business as usual’ has been, and continues&hel...

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28 January 2019

Draining water from your land – what happens when there is a flood?

In the first post of this series, we set out the general legal principles that apply to water that comes...

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28 January 2019

Single-sex Schools in China

Single-sex schools in China are rare, and there is a huge gap in the market. There are only nine single...

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26 October 2018

“Wrotham Park” or “Negotiating Damages”, and damages for Breach of Restrictive Covenants

Breaches of restrictive covenants, whether contained in a contract of employment, share sale agreement or otherwise, commonly occur. Often the...

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26 September 2018

Termination of contracts – Is there a safe way out?

Nobody enters into a new relationship assuming it will fail, but at the outset of a commercial relationship the parties...

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26 September 2018

Recommended action points in light of Keeping Children Safe in Education 2018 – effective from 3 September 2018

Action points for Part one: Update the induction process for staff to include reference to: the behaviour policy the safeguarding...

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15 August 2018

Opinion Piece – Theresa May, Brexit, and China – navigating choppy waters to new horizons

Theresa May has large, tired eyes, is covered in TV make-up, and is dressed in a spotless, perfectly pressed navy...

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9 July 2018

Keeping Children Safe in Education 2018: A briefing note on the changes including recommended action points

Introduction The fifth edition of Keeping Children Safe in Education 2018 (KCSiE), statutory guidance for schools and colleges, was recently…

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