Insight Articles

An archive of our latest insight articles, written by our Partners, Associates and Lawyers.
Pay now adjudicate later….

Pay now adjudicate later….

19 May 2022

Under a construction contract, a party to that contract has the statutory right under the Construction Contracts (Northern Ireland) Order 1997 (the “Order”) to refer a dispute to adjudication at...

Author: Gavin Kerr
Practice Area: Construction Law

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Health and Safety Roundup

Health and Safety Roundup

19 May 2022

Our health and safety team take a look at recent prosecutions, legislation, updates and developments. Prosecutions Council fined for Hand Arm Vibration Following an HSE prosecution, Lancashire...

Author: Ashleigh Birkett
Practice Area: Health and Safety

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Fresh Bankruptcy Guidance issued. Creditors beware of acting in haste without a Judgment

Fresh Bankruptcy Guidance issued. Creditors beware of acting in haste without a Judgment

16 May 2022

Fresh Guidance has been issued recently by the High Court in Belfast on the issuing of Bankruptcy Petitions by Creditors. Unless the Master has otherwise permitted, the...

Author: Darren Toombs
Practice Area: Banking & Finance, Insolvency and Restructuring

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Health and Safety Update May 2022

Health and Safety Update May 2022

04 May 2022

Our health and safety team take a look at recent prosecutions, updates, legislation and developments in Northern Ireland. Prosecutions Unnecessary spread of asbestos material at a factory site...

Author: Ben Johnston
Practice Area: Health and Safety

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​Insolvency Situation may have just landed in the Social Conscience

​Insolvency Situation may have just landed in the Social Conscience

29 April 2022

Listening to a phone-in on Radio 5 this morning, it was apparent that something playing on my mind is now moving more generally into the social conscience. Brexit,...

Author: Darren Toombs
Practice Area: Insolvency and Restructuring

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Back to the Future: How to deal with Digital Assets on Death

Back to the Future: How to deal with Digital Assets on Death

27 April 2022

Dealing with digital assets on death, like the movie title above, has become a paradox for Private Client Practitioners. To successfully deal with digital assets on death, the issue should...

Author: Naomi Lamont
Practice Area: Private Client

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Frustration and Covid-19

Frustration and Covid-19

21 April 2022

Frustration is a contractual remedy that comes into effect in limited circumstances. This remedy may be relied upon where; there is a serious event; the event was...

Author: Lucy Clarke
Practice Area: Litigation and Dispute Resolution

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New Charity Legislation - the Charities Act (Northern Ireland) 2022

New Charity Legislation - the Charities Act (Northern Ireland) 2022

08 April 2022

Northern Ireland has a new piece of legislation - The Charities Act (Northern Ireland) 2022 (the “Act”), having received Royal Assent on 30 March 2022. The genesis of the...

Author: Rosie Timoney
Practice Area: Charity Law

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Striving for a sustainable future - New guidance published in respect of reporting on sustainable finance loans

Striving for a sustainable future - New guidance published in respect of reporting on sustainable finance loans

08 April 2022

Introduction As the growth of sustainable finance loans and products continues unabated, the drive to ensure best practice and achieve a consistent approach in respect of the reporting process...

Author: Damian McElholm
Practice Area: Banking & Finance

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New UK International Data Transfer Tools: What does it mean for you?

New UK International Data Transfer Tools: What does it mean for you?

07 April 2022

On 21st March 2022, the new UK International Data Transfer Agreement (“IDTA”) and International Data Transfer Addendum (“UK Addendum”) to the updated EU Standard Contractual Clauses (“SCCs”) entered into force....

Author: Laura Cunningham
Practice Area: Commercial Law

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