The CJEU considers the territorial application for global search engines in relation to the right to be forgotten in Google Inc. v CNIL

Gemma Townley, Partner and Nadia Ahmed, Trainee Solicitor in the Technology team at Sharpe Pritchard consider the recent judgment by the CJEU in Google v CNIL, which gives a landmark ruling on the territorial application of the right to be forgotten for global search engines. Introduction On the 24 September 2019, the Court of Justice…

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Procurement impact if there’s a ‘no deal’ Brexit (Update)

The information in this article reflects the position at the time of writing. The latest position at 6 February 2020 is detailed here. On 14th January 2019, the Government published guidance on public procurement procedures in the event of a “no deal” Brexit. This was most recently updated on 4th September 2019 suggesting that contracting…

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Finance Manager

We are now recruiting for a Finance Manager to oversee the day to day running of the Finance function. Working closely with the CFO, this role would suit either an established financial manager or someone looking for their next career step up. It is a true generalist role and will have direct line management of…

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Public Procurement – Availability of the Ineffectiveness Remedy, First Ground, and the Court of Appeal refuses permission to appeal in AEW v. Basingstoke & Deane Borough Council

Background Agreements for the development of land have proven to be a valuable source of judicial guidance on procurement law issues associated with variations to contracts post award[1] and the ineffectiveness remedy[2]– first ground. The first ground appears in Regulation 99(2) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and “… applies where the contract has been…

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Little Hadham travellers convicted of Contempt of Court after council calls in leading solicitor

A leading solicitor has helped a council secure convictions against a group of 19 travellers who breached a High Court injunction. The injunction prevented the continued occupation of land they purchased earlier this year near the sought-after village of Little Hadham in Hertfordshire. William Rose, a Partner at London-based public law specialist, Sharpe Pritchard LLP,…

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