What we say



If you ask, you’ll find we can offer an opinion on most things.  Actually, you don’t usually need to ask!

Here you will find articles commissioned for publication in the regional and trade press, articles produced for our e-bulletins, and pieces we’ve written just for the website to offer some insight into what’s happening in the legal world, what we think about it – and what the implications are.

  • Article - 21 Aug 2015
    UK Ratification of the Cape Town Convention
    Following on from a previous article (for further details please see, “”Cape Town Convention” – a long time coming but about to arrive in the UK”), the UK has now taken the necessary steps in order to ratify the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment and the Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment on Matters Specific to Aircraft Equipment (“Cape Town Convention”).... READ MORE
  • Article - 30 Jul 2015
    Passenger Name Record Data to be shared under proposed EU rules
    On the 17 July 2015, the Civil Liberties Committee approved draft EU rules relating to the protection and sharing of Passenger Name Record (PNR) data for passengers travelling on international flights to and from the EU, with a starting point or an end destination outside of the EU. The draft EU rules would therefore not apply to flights within the EU.... READ MORE
  • Article - 23 Jul 2015
    Out with the old and in with the new
    Out with the old, in with the new - a look at to what extent travel agents are liable for repairs to a property they have occupied at the end of its lease... READ MORE
  • Article - 8 Jul 2015
    Compensation for the families of Germanwings 9525 victims
    Earlier this year, the tragic Germanwings air crash left the aviation industry asking serious questions about safety procedures and the sad task of determining compensation for the families of victims. The Montreal Convention (the “Convention”) provides a framework for calculating an airline’s liability in events resulting in the injury or death of a passenger.... READ MORE
  • Article - 2 Jun 2015
    Talent Management: winning the battle before it becomes a war
    Sourcing and retaining talent is crucial to any business’ success. Effective retention strategies enable organisations to retain and harness the potential of existing employees and may help attract the best candidates when recruiting. Talent management has never been so important and requires careful application so that organisations do not inadvertently fall foul of the law.... READ MORE
  • Article - 14 Apr 2015
    Protecting your business from debt
    Cash is the life blood of any enterprise so it’s vital to protect your business from debt – some simple steps can go a long way to helping you do so.... READ MORE
  • Article - 9 Apr 2015
    “Cape Town Convention” – a long time coming but about to arrive in the UK
    UK to implement Cape Town Convention introducing a legal framework to reduce risk in the mortgage, finance and lease of aircraft, helicopters and aircraft engines... READ MORE
  • Article - 11 Mar 2015
    Avoiding data protection breaches
    All organisations hold data. As such, it is vitally important for the organisations to know what information they hold, who it is about and where it is stored.... READ MORE
  • Article - 10 Mar 2015
    Recruitment process – beware the new offence limiting compulsory checks on criminal records
    As of the 10th of March 2015, it is a criminal offence for an employer to compel a prospective employee to make a subject access request under the Data Protection Act 1998 to ascertain whether they have ever been convicted of a criminal offence.... READ MORE
  • Article - 13 Feb 2015
    Big statutory changes for insurers and brokers
    The rules affecting how insurers and brokers deal with their customers are about to change - read more here...... READ MORE

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