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Confiscation proceedings – benefit

The benefit within the meaning of s6 and s10 POCA did not include rents received where no enforcement notice had been served (or before the enforcement compliance deadline). In a recent case, the Appeal Court ...

Supervisor – professional responsibility

It is important to appreciate that the consequences of failing to supervise may be more serious than merely having an unhappy client or a negligence claim. ...

Children – financial provision

A recent ruling demonstrates how the court will approach applications for financial provision for a child under the Children Act, particularly its consideration of forum non conveniens and its clear methodology on how to reach ...

Trees – duty to inspect?

The High Court has recently given clear guidance on the steps that ordinary landowners need to take in regard to trees in their gardens.  ...

Collective enfranchisement – register!

Long leaseholders of flats are generally entitled, if there are a sufficient number of them in agreement, to acquire the freehold of the building containing their flats (Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993). ...

Relief from sanctions – Mitchell v2

Practitioners are still trying to come to terms with the volte face by the CA on its Mitchell guidelines for relief from sanctions. While the CA may happily have blamed practitioners and over-zealous DJs, most ...

Offences – proceeds of crime

An appeal against a conviction for converting criminal property contrary to s327(1)c POCA has been dismissed. ...

Wills – possessions

In an age where people increasingly own non-tangible assets including music, Facebook accounts and online bank accounts, for instance, practitioners should be considering these issues when advising their clients. In particular, the legal and practical ...


Most-read articles

Wills – possessions
Tuesday, 09 September 2014
In an age where people increasingly own non-tangible assets including music, Facebook accounts and online bank accounts, for instance, practitioners should be considering these issues when advising... Read more...
Supervisor – professional responsibility
Tuesday, 09 September 2014
It is important to appreciate that the consequences of failing to supervise may be more serious than merely having an unhappy client or a negligence claim.      Read more...
Relief from sanctions – Mitchell v2
Tuesday, 09 September 2014
Practitioners are still trying to come to terms with the volte face by the CA on its Mitchell guidelines for relief from sanctions. While the CA may happily have blamed practitioners and over-zealous... Read more...
Collective enfranchisement – register!
Tuesday, 09 September 2014
Long leaseholders of flats are generally entitled, if there are a sufficient number of them in agreement, to acquire the freehold of the building containing their flats (Leasehold Reform, Housing and... Read more...
Trees – duty to inspect?
Tuesday, 09 September 2014
The High Court has recently given clear guidance on the steps that ordinary landowners need to take in regard to trees in their gardens.  Read more...
Children – financial provision
Tuesday, 09 September 2014
A recent ruling demonstrates how the court will approach applications for financial provision for a child under the Children Act, particularly its consideration of forum non conveniens and its clear... Read more...
Offences – proceeds of crime
Tuesday, 09 September 2014
An appeal against a conviction for converting criminal property contrary to s327(1)c POCA has been dismissed. Read more...
Confiscation proceedings – benefit
Monday, 08 September 2014
The benefit within the meaning of s6 and s10 POCA did not include rents received where no enforcement notice had been served (or before the enforcement compliance deadline). In a recent case, the... Read more...

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