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Legal guide: The journey out of lockdown

03/06/2020

Will Lumb and Jon Hart of award winning infrastructure law firm Pinsent Masons LLP take a look at the principles and practical steps those in the highways sector should consider as lockdown starts to come to an end.

The Long (but essential) Read: COVID-19 legal analysis

26/03/2020

Phoebe Hirst, Alastair Dale and Jon Hart of award winning infrastructure law firm Pinsent Masons LLP, take a look at the impacts of Coronavirus (COVID-19) on industry contracts and wider legal considerations.

Insurance: Check the small print (it could cost you millions)

20/02/2020

Paul Verrico, a partner at Eversheds Sutherland, gives an important briefing on insurance and liability.

Legal insight: Could this insurance loophole cost you millions?

17/01/2020

Highways and infrastructure companies have been advised to check their insurance policies for a small print clause that could leave them liable for the cost of legal advice.

Significant legal finding on 'maintainable at public expense'

15/07/2019

A successful High Court appeal in a highways claim against Wigan Council has established an important point in case law - that if a highway authority built a highway, it counts as a 'highway maintainable at public expense' regardless of when or why it was built or designated a highway.

Legal: Being practical about practical completion

20/06/2019

Ava Zadkhorvash, Alastair Dale and Jonathan Hart of Pinsent Masons LLP take a look at a recent Court of Appeal decision and what this might mean for transport authorities and contractors.

Legal: The best option on aggregate

30/05/2019

Steven Porter, Alastair Dale and Jon Hart at award winning infrastructure law firm Pinsent Masons LLP highlight the recent review launched by the UK Government on the Aggregates Levy .

Legal analysis: Dealing with the inevitable

18/04/2019

Penny Simmons and Chris Thomas from award-winning international infrastructure law firm Pinsent Masons LLP outline the latest consultation proposals for changes to tax rules relating to personal services companies (PSCs) and the steps businesses should be taking to mitigate their increased tax and HR risks.

£140k claim against council thrown out due to social media exposé

23/11/2018

A cyclist who tried to sue Cheshire East Council for up to £140,000 by claiming a crash involving an exposed manhole had caused him injuries had his case thrown out after his social media posts told a different story.

Hear all about the FLOURISH CAV project on Talking Transport

25/10/2018

The latest in the series of popular Talking Transport podcasts discusses the human side of driverless cars by talking to key members of the FLOURISH

Amey set for another legal showdown

30/07/2018

Amey is set for another showdown with a major council after partially winning an early round in a legal battle with West Sussex County Council.

Legal experts debate Government liability for toxic air deaths

09/07/2018

In the wake of the tragic death of a nine-year-old girl, linked by scientists to air pollution, experts are debating how the 'evolving law' in this area can hold public bodies liable for fatalities related to air pollution.

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