Cross-sector

Mediation – an alternative to litigation?

A number of Alternative Dispute Resolution (“ADR”) strategies have been developed over the last few decades. They can provide cost-effective alternatives to court proceedings, and allow two parties to negotiate a settlement in a confidential environment.

Oh why…did the copyright claims against Ed Sheeran fail? 

On 6 April 2022, after a high-stakes, eleven day trial, the High Court of England and Wales declared that Ed Sheeran, singer/songwriter, did not infringe copyright relating to the song “Oh Why” by Sami Chokri. The allegation that Ed Sheeran copied the catchy parts of “Oh Why” was therefore dismissed by the Court.