Company, Consumer, and Contract

Small businesses are being ‘priced out of court’

The government's court fee hike begins to bite with 50 per cent drop in value and number of CCJs

A judgment reflecting 
the modern world

Following the landmark decision in Software Incubator, software agents are now entitled to statutory protection under the Commercial Agents Regulations, writes Stephen Sidkin

Provisions on services contracts in the CRA 2015

Chris Willett considers new provisions of the Consumer Rights Act 2015 relating to services, covering pre-contractual information and new remedies

The implications of Brexit 
for UK commercial disputes

Andy McGregor and Sarah Shaul consider the possible effects of withdrawal from the EU on the use of English governing law and jurisdiction clauses in commercial contracts

Protecting brands 
in the ‘age of you’

Phil Sherrell, Hilary Atherton, and Daisy Dier advise on how brands can safeguard their IP rights and brand image while meeting customer demand for personalised goods

Advising sophisticated clients revisited

The decision in Healey suggests once again that the courts are prepared to consider the scope of the solicitor's duty on a case-by-case basis, write Phil Murrin and Mark Healing

No ‘Magic Circle hegemony’ on high-quality legal services

Firms with regional roots claim top spots in latest benchmarking survey