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1 10, 2020

Legal 500 2021 rankings announced

By |2020-10-02T18:31:37+01:00October 1st, 2020|About Us, Banking & Finance, Commercial, Corporate, Dispute Resolution, Employment, Our People, Services|

Teacher Stern has been recommended as a top-tier firm with an elite Leading Lawyer in the Legal 500 2021 Teacher Stern is delighted to be recommended as a top-tier firm in 5 practice areas in The Legal 500 UK 2021 edition. The team are also celebrating Martine Nathan’s listing as a leading individual in the elite Leading Lawyers group. Martine [...]

15 06, 2020

From Sports Betting to the Stock Market… what’s the difference?

By |2020-10-05T16:22:30+01:00June 15th, 2020|Dispute Resolution, Services, Sport, Technology, Media & Telecoms|

From Sports Betting to the Stock Market... what’s the difference? Since the Coronavirus outbreak there has been virtually no sports betting due to nearly all sports events around the world being cancelled. What we have seen is the rise of an army of day traders who had previously been avid betters on a host of sporting events who have now [...]

22 05, 2020

High Court Decision – CCA applies to Tomlin Orders

By |2020-10-05T15:39:19+01:00May 22nd, 2020|Commercial, Dispute Resolution|

Highlight on a High Court Decision - CCA applies to Tomlin Orders In an important decision for almost anybody involved in commercial litigation, the High Court on 22 May 2020 handed down the first decision stating categorically that the Consumer Credit Act 1974 (CCA) does apply to agreements recorded in Tomlin Orders. The case in question is Gertner (1) and [...]

18 05, 2020

Teacher Stern welcomes senior associate to the commercial litigation team

By |2020-06-25T15:12:26+01:00May 18th, 2020|Commercial, Construction, Dispute Resolution|

We are delighted to welcome Luke Turtle to Teacher Stern as he joins our successful litigation team. Luke brings a wealth of commercial litigation experience and will be a crucial part of the ongoing development of the dispute resolution offering from Teacher Stern. On joining the team, Luke commented, “I am looking forward to working with my clients and providing [...]

2 04, 2020

HM Courts & Tribunals Service – Update

By |2020-04-02T16:38:38+01:00April 2nd, 2020|Dispute Resolution, Services|

HM Courts & Tribunals Service Update 2 April 2020 Teacher Stern are continuing to provide litigation support throughout this difficult time. However, the courts inevitably are restricted both in terms of holding hearings and dealing with other orders of business. To assist you we have prepared a note on the current position. On 1 April 2020 HM Courts & Tribunals [...]

4 03, 2020

Coronavirus & its impact on contracts

By |2020-03-04T16:26:42+00:00March 4th, 2020|Dispute Resolution, Services|

The Coronavirus outbreak which started in Wuhan, China is likely to worsen, not just in China but throughout the world although importantly from a private party contractual perspective it has not yet been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation. Contractual provisions in relation to a pandemic are often expressly referred to in force majeure clauses in contracts and [...]

5 09, 2019

Letters of Intent and unexpected Building Contracts

By |2019-09-23T11:33:19+01:00September 5th, 2019|Construction, Dispute Resolution|

In construction projects parties often require time to agree to terms of a finalised building contract. A standard building contract, especially the JCT version, can be lengthy and substantial, requiring attention and negotiation before the parties can agree terms. At the same time, employers must juggle their requirement to ensure terms provide sufficient protection against commencing works on site. It [...]

12 06, 2019

Suing solicitors for failing to sue solicitors

By |2019-09-23T11:33:19+01:00June 12th, 2019|Dispute Resolution|

Pursuing a claim for loss of chance will mean a number of factors will be taken into account in order to assess that loss of chance. Many questions have to be asked without forensically investigating the underlying facts themselves. Take Theirry Henry’s handball incident which the referee failed to detect leading to France qualifying for the 2010 FIFA World Cup [...]

3 06, 2019

Appealing a Planning Decision

By |2019-09-23T11:33:28+01:00June 3rd, 2019|Dispute Resolution|

With planning issues becoming more important and contentious with increasing population sizes and limited spaces on which to build, planning appeals appear to be rising. The framework for the appeal process can take a number of forms but primarily a district council will empower a planning officer to make delegated decisions which can be appealed to a district council’s planning [...]

24 05, 2019

Recovering debts and considering alternative dispute resolution

By |2019-09-23T11:33:28+01:00May 24th, 2019|Dispute Resolution|

Businesses which are seeking to recover debts must comply with the Civil Procedure Rules when undertaking recovery actions. Namely, the Practice Direction for Pre-Action Conduct and the Pre-Action Protocol for Debt Claims apply; the latter in circumstances in which the debtor is a sole trader only. The objective for these protocols is to enable businesses to understand one another’s position [...]

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