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Failure to Address Expert Report Proves Costly

When a tenant of industrial land failed to adhere to a notice to quit the premises, the landlord...

High Street Store Will Invalid, Rules Court

The dangers inherent in adopting a casual approach to one's will were starkly illustrated in a...

Paramedic Wins Compensation for Ice Slip

Every employer has a duty to provide employees with suitable personal protective equipment or...

Mental Health Awareness Week - Acas Guidance for Employers

This year, Mental Health Awareness Week (14-20 May), which is hosted by the Mental Health...

HMRC Reliance on Guidance Not Justified

The various VAT 'flat-rate' schemes were originally set up with the ostensible purpose of...

GDPR - ICO Launches Awareness Campaign for Micro-Businesses

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) replaces the Data Protection Act 1998 and comes...

Flats Development 'No Pets' Policy Passes High Court Test

If your tenancy agreement contains a 'no pets' policy, the fact that your pet does not cause any...

Breach of Contract Claim Defeated Quickly

Some breach of contract claims are stronger than others, but even groundless cases come to court...

Woman Wins Damages Over Noisy Neighbours

Noise from neighbours is a common source of nuisance and can be very disruptive. It can be a...

Failure to Take Advice Stops Legal Action Cold

Litigating without using a qualified solicitor to assist you is strictly for the foolhardy. The...

Parents Triumph in Rare 'Wrongful Birth' Compensation Claim

Becoming a parent should be a joyful moment but, unfortunately, things do not always go according...

Settlement Agreements and the Date of Termination

Where there is an existing employment dispute, the communications that take place in order to...

Psychiatrist Approves Marriage for Alzheimer's Patient

Remarriages are a common source of disagreement and acrimony among family members and dementia is...

Who Owns the Balance on the Joint Account?

Sometimes, what seem to be quite simple questions have to be decided in court. In a recent case,...

Tenants Succeed in Avoiding Insurance Charges

When tenants discovered that their landlord had bought insurance over their flats, including the...
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