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Commercial Dispute Resolution

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  • Our dispute resolution team deals with a broad cross-section of cases
  • from major cross-border disputes that threaten the existence of a company and judicial review work
  • to advising on the choice of dispute resolution clauses in contracts and mediating to resolve long-running cases
  • Penningtons Manches LLP is a leading UK law firm

Penningtons Manches LLP

Penningtons Manches LLP is a leading UK law firm which provides high quality legal advice tailored to both businesses and individuals.

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Living with incontinence - breaking the taboo

Incontinence is the unintentional passage of urine and is a condition affecting approximately 34 of women in the UK. It is also a condition that is

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NDA and IP deals

Non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) are frequently used to enable the sharing of confidential information in the context of Intellectual Property (IP)

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Regulatory update

Supplementary Protection Certificates (SPCs) enable pharmaceutical companies to extend their patent protection by a further 5 years to take the

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Can an illegal employment contract be enforced?

Sometimes, according to a recent Court of Appeal case.The employee, a live-in domestic worker, did not have a visa for the entirety of her employment

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Digital piano manufacturer sanctioned to the tune of £3.7 million for not playing by the rules

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has fined Casio Electronic £3.7 million for breaking competition law by preventing downstream retailers

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The costs-consequences pendulum shifts again

Rebecca Dziobon and Gemma Reading of the firm’s family department recentIy submitted a legal update to New Law Journal highlighting the recent changes

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Landmark trial aims to improve prevention of Group B Strep infections in newborn babies

Early onset Group B Streptococcus (Group B Strep) infection poses serious health risks, especially for newborn babies, and continual efforts are

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Employment Alert

The case of Commerzbank AG v Rajput reminds employers to take care that employment decisions are not taken on the basis of stereotypical assumptions

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New UK modern slavery consultation: transparency in supply chains

July 2019 saw the UK Government commit to strengthening section 54 (transparency in supply chains requirements) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 (MSA)

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‘A new deal for renting’ but a risky hand for landlords

The Government has recently released news that the majority of landlords hoped or assumed would never come; section 21 of the Housing Act 1988 will be

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OTS inheritance tax review - simplification or a significant overhaul?

On 5 July 2019, the Office for Tax Simplification (OTS) published its second report 'Simplifying the design of inheritance tax'. Penningtons Manches

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Lessons from Southern Water: considering the bigger picture across other regulatory regimes

Water industry regulator Ofwat recently landed Southern Water (SW) with a penalty and redress package of £126 million following wastewater spillages

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International family law: is WhatsApp the future for serving court papers?

The Daily Telegraph recently reported that Mandy Gray, a significantly wealthy divorcee, had obtained an order to serve court papers via WhatsApp on

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Into the Detail: The ICO’s Online Child Safety Plans

Regulating the online world is a huge challenge, particularly when it comes to protecting children. For its part, the Information Commissioner’s

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Heads of terms: getting ahead of the game

Clients like to think a deal is effectively done when heads of terms are signed, and many agents encourage their clients to enter into such a

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Cyber security and cyber risks in the shipping industry

The ever-increasing use of technology has become an integral part of business operations within the shipping sector resulting in systems of greater

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Ignoring re-engagement orders - what's the worst that could happen?

A sword of Damocles that disgruntled former employees sometimes hang over the heads of their old employers is the threat that, not only will they sue

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Regulatory compliance and tackling fraud in the social housing sector: top ten tips

The Annual Fraud Indicator published by Experian found that housing tenancy fraud cost local government £1.83 billion in 2017. However, with budget

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Disability discrimination claims in the social housing sector

Over the years we have seen a growing number of claims being raised against employers by employees for alleged disability discrimination, including

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Swiss cheese or cheddar: telecoms update

Since we last covered decisions under the new Electronic Communications Code back in January, we have had four new decisions from the Upper Tribunal

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