Commercial Law Update 2018-19

An overview of interesting commercial cases from the last 18 months including consumer, contract and IP case law

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Course Overview

Delivered by barrister Rachel Coyle of The 36 Group, this bite-size session will provide viewers with a brief tour of key cases in contract law, consumer law, intellectual property and the digital single market, which have occurred during the last 18 months.

Perfect for busy commercial lawyers looking to keep up to date with interesting case law decisions in their field of practice, this session will ensure that viewers are familiar with the facts and the principles of the following cases:

MacInnes v Gross [2017] EWHC 46 (QB)
Star Polaris LLC v HHIC-PHIL [2016] EWHC 2941 (Comm)

Banco Primus SA v Jesus Gutierrez Garcia (Case C-421/14)
Abbott v RCI Europe [2016] EWHC 2602 (Ch)
Canal Digital Denmark A/S (Case C-611/14)

Whilst discussing the consumer cases detailed above, Rachel will also consider The Supply of Goods and Services Act (SOGSA) 1982, algorithms and timeshares.  

What are the requirements?

  • Watch the recorded webinar and review the reference notes and slides
  • This course provides 1 CPD point

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will be familiar with the interested case law detailed above and appreciate the implications which these cases have on the practice of commercial law

What is the target audience?

  • This course is suitable for commercial practitioners of all levels



About Instructor - Rachel Coyle

Rachel is a specialist Civil Barrister at The 36 Group and enjoys a thriving practice in general civil and commercial work.

Rachel has been praised for her tenacity, determination and sound, thorough legal knowledge by clients, judges and opponents. She is committed to providing practical advice in a timely manner and pays attention to detail in complex factual and legal matters. Rachel has been described by clients as courteous, very personable and approachable.

Before coming to the Bar and joining 36 Civil, Rachel worked as a Legal and Finance Associate at Seneca Banking Consultants dealing primarily with claims against banks in the pre-litigation stage that engaged in the sale of Interest Rate Hedging products, Fixed Rate Tailored Business Loans, GRGs, Annuities and Currency Swaps. Rachel handled a case load of over 150 clients including premiership footballers, hoteliers, accountants, private residential and commercial landlords, private student halls of residence companies, private hospitals, farmers, car dealerships and private individuals.

Rachel is also direct access qualified.

Course Curriculum

Recorded Webinars

  • Webinar

Supporting Documentation

  • Notes
    7 Page
  • Slides
    12 Page