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November 2016

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Welcome to the November issue of the Round-Up!

This month James Tunley discusses the recent decision of the Employment tribunal in the case of Aslam and Farrar and others v Uber BV, Uber London Ltd and Uber Britannia Ltd, concerning the employment status of Uber drivers.

Winston Jacob addresses the question of whether a landlords failure to apply under CPR 83.2 for permission to issue a warrant of possession invalidate the warrant? In light of the Court of Appeal ruling in the case of Cardiff County Council v Lee (Flowers) [2016] EWCA Civ 1034.

Ross Beaton takes a look at whether unmarried couples can claim bereavement damages under the Fatal Accident Act 1976, following the decision of the High Court in Smith v Lancashire Care NHSFT [2016] EWHC 2208 (QB)

Finally, William Skjøtt considers the approach the High Court will take when exercising its discretion in a bankruptcy petition, where there was an ulterior object to the petitioners bringing of the petition which was also offered by other creditors. 

The Round-up 2016