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WEBINAR April 21 – US ESH Webinar Series – COVID-19: Safety and Health Law on the New Frontier

While COVID-19 has turned everyone’s focus toward safety and health generally, it has forced US employers specifically to focus on the safety and health of their employees during an unprecedented time. Employers in the US have common law and statutory duties to ensure safe workplaces, but the COVID-19 pandemic has greatly disrupted many of the … Continue Reading

New hope for successful UK Defendants to be able to recover their legal costs at commercial (rather than legal aid) rates

Since the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (“LASPO”) came into force on 1 October 2012, individuals acquitted in the Crown Court have been unable to recover their legal costs from central funds, except in relation to appeal proceedings against a conviction or sentence of the magistrates’ court. Recent case law (R … Continue Reading