Monthly Archives: March 2013

Fail to derail? HS2 Protesters Plan to Launch Appeal in the High Court

Back in February, we considered the positive and negative aspects of the proposed (and highly controversial) high speed rail link (HS2 ), particularly its effect on Leeds and the surrounding area . Fuelling the controversy surrounding HS2, earlier this month, … Continue reading

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Stuck in the Rough! Scottish golf club hit with huge damages claim

Appeal court judges in Scotland have stunned the golf industry by announcing that a golf club must pay a substantially higher proportion of damages than had been previously ruled, after a golfer lost his eye when he was hit by … Continue reading

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Blacks sponsor first ever Leeds Young Music Video Awards

Blacks are very pleased to announce our sponsorship of the first ever Leeds Young Music Video Awards in association with East Leeds FM and the Leeds Young Film Festival. East Leeds FM and the Leeds Young Film Festival want to … Continue reading

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Secret courts – the thin end of the wedge?

It is not every day that we take a case to the Supreme Court  (which replaced the House of Lords as an appeal court in 2009), but it does happen from time to time – we have a case there … Continue reading

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Employee Shareholders: A concept that will pay no dividends!

The Growth and Infrastructure Bill 2012-2013  (the Bill) by Clause 27, proposes to introduce the concept of ‘employee shareholders’. My colleague Tom Moyes first commented on this concept on 10 October 2012 Essentially, an employee shareholder would be given shares … Continue reading

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What would you do without your Right to Light?

There has been a lot of coverage in the news recently about the Right to Light and its potential demise, which seems to be part of an ongoing review of planning laws in England and Wales. Green Belt land has … Continue reading

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Late Payment of Commercial Debts Regulations 2013: Buyer Beware!

On Saturday 16th March 2013 new regulations came into force changing the law surrounding commercial contracts for the supply of goods and services. The Late Payment of Commercial Debts Regulations 2013 (the Regulations)  have been created to implement the Directive … Continue reading

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