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Monthly Archives: May 2014

The Impact Of The New Lobbying Act On Charities

It is widely feared that the new Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Act (‘the Lobbying Act’), which comes into force on 19 September 2014, may cause the curtailment of legitimate campaigns. The aim of the Lobbying Act is to prevent external bodies campaigning on behalf of political parties and thereby evading […]

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Marks & Spencer Rent Refund Case Overturned In The Court Of Appeal

SUMMARY In Marks and Spencer PLC v BNP Paribas Securities Services Trust Company (Jersey) Limited & Anr [2014] EWCA Civ 603 the Court of Appeal overturned the High Court decision that Marks and Spencer PLC was entitled to be reimbursed rent paid in advance for a period of time following the expiry of a break notice terminating the […]

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Davies Vs Davies: Cinderella Wins At Last

The Court of Appeal has recently rejected an appeal by Tegwyn and Mary Davies in Davies & Ano’r v Davies that the High Court had erred in allowing a claim for proprietary estoppel brought by their daughter Eirian Davies (“Ms Davies”). The claim had been brought in respect of the dairy farm on which Ms Davies had worked for […]

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