STAYINformed – Commercial e-bulletin

April 9, 2020

Keeping you up-to-date with the latest news and legal issues from the commercial team at Exchange Chambers during the Covid-19 Lock Down.

In this week’s roundup:

Covid-19 and Changes to Insolvency Legislation
In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, Carly Sandbach and commercial pupil Katherine Traynor discuss Covid-19 and changes to Insolvency Legislation.

Changes to Statement of Truth
A reminder amidst the many changes to our lives …
With effect from 6 April 2020, the wording of the Statement of Truth required by CPR Part 22 will change.

What does WM Morrisons Supermarkets plc (Appellant) v Various Claimants (Respondents) [2020] UKSC 12 mean for data breach matters?
Common law pupil Trudi Olivia Moore provides a short analysis of the development of the principle of vicarious liability in data breach matters

Insolvency work during the COVID-19 pandemic
David Mohyuddin QC brings together the latest useful guidance for insolvency work during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus: force majeure, frustration and illegality
Tom Longstaff, Joel Finnan and Duncan Hedar look at the concepts of force majeure, frustration and illegality during the coronavirus pandemic.

Tom Longstaff secures mandatory injunction to ensure essential items are returned to NHS staff
Tom Longstaff, instructed by Joanne Shelley of Glenville Walker and Partners, has secured a mandatory injunction via remote video hearing to ensure that essential clothing and linen is returned to NHS workers and individuals at high risk of COVID-19.

Mediating by remote – a first!
Paul Johnson details his first experience of mediating a dispute remotely.

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