Month: November 2020

Settlement in Frampton v McGuigan litigation

Former two-weight world boxing champion Carl Frampton has settled his long-running case against Barry McGuigan 20 days into the trial in the High Court in Belfast. Mr Frampton claimed breaches of contract and fiduciary duty after he terminated his nine year relationship with this former manager/promoter in August 2017. Mr McGuigan and his Cyclone Promotions […]

Professor Christian Tams to speak at Chinese University of Hong Kong: ‘The World Court at (nearly) 100: Reflections on a Century of International Adjudication’

Professor Christian Tams will speak at the Chinese University of Hong Kong’s online seminar on the World Court’s role and record over a century of international adjudication, aiming to encourage reflection on the current state of inter-state dispute settlement and the evolving functions of international courts. The Permanent Court  of International Justice became operational in […]

Claire Darwin and Nathan Roberts successful in Court of Appeal  

In Heskett v Secretary of State for Justice [2020] EWCA Civ 1487 the Court of Appeal considered when costs factors can constitute a legitimate aim for the purposes of justifying indirect discrimination. The appeal concerned changes to a pay progression policy which were held to have a disproportionate effect on younger employees. The Employment Tribunal […]