Business Interruption Insurance – Are you covered? High Court FCA Test Case gives hope to SMEs

On 15 September 2020, the High Court handed down judgment in the test case brought by the FCA seeking legal clarity on the meaning and effect of certain non-damage business interruption (BI) insurance policy wordings. The court found that, properly …

Messi wins right to trademark his name after nine-year legal battle

No likelihood of confusion between footballer’s “Messi” figurative mark and earlier MASSI mark The European Court of Justice has published a press release summarising its decision in EUIPO v Messi Cuccittini (Joined cases C‑449/18 P et C‑474/18 P) EU:C:2020:722 (17 …

Challenging an Inheritance – what happens if you’ve been cut out of a Will.

Challenging an Inheritance What is challenging a Will about? As a will dispute solicitor I’m frequently asked about what to do if one has been excluded or left significantly less than what might be reasonably expected (for example if a …

Managing stress and mental health at work – some employment law issues

Mental Health Awareness Week This article is being released in Mental Health Awareness Week 2020. For more information check out the Mental Health Foundation website and watch this short video: Employee stress levels and wellbeing at work: background Research has …