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Divorce – misconduct

A High Court ruling offers a useful review of the law in relation to misconduct, non-disclosure and adverse inferences in financial remedy proceedings. So says the author of this review of a recent ruling, in ...

Consent to let – lender

Many commercial property loans contain restrictions on the borrower’s ability to let: ‘the Mortgagor will not let or grant a licence or tenancy… without the prior written consent of the Lender’. However, a 2012 decision ...

Sub-buyers – mortgage problems

Changes in the mortgage market make it far more difficult for sub-buyers to get mortgage finance. For instance, a buyer who is purchasing off-plan from a developer, and who has now contracted to sell on ...

Wills – rectification

The Supreme Court’s interpretation of what constitutes a ‘clerical error’ in a will for the purposes of rectification under s20 AJA 1982 is likely to have significant practical consequences. The authors of this article take ...

SRA – yet more change

Weary COFAs and COLPs may be wondering just how much more work the SRA can create for them. Since the new SRA Handbook came into force in 2011, there have been no fewer than eight ...

Companies – anti-fraud restrictions

Form RQ (Co) can be used by a company to enter an anti-fraud restriction on up to three registered properties. The idea is to safeguard against forgery through a fraudster forging a signature on behalf ...

Sentencing – credit for plea

The Appeal Court has reduced a sentence given for commercial burglary after considering arguments regarding proper credit for a guilty plea. A had pleaded guilty at the first opportunity, and was sentenced to three years ...

Emergency vehicles – liability

Most police forces have a written policy setting out guidance to response drivers on the standards to be exercised when attending emergencies. Lawyers acting for claimants alleging negligence against emergency drivers should ensure they have ...

Extensions of time – no Mitchell regime

In yet another mitigation of the Mitchell regime, the High Court has held that Mitchell does not apply to in-time applications to extend time (as opposed to applications for relief from sanctions after time has ...

Post-natal depression – discrimination?

Suppose an employee is dismissed for continuing sickness absence due to post-natal depression. Is that sex discrimination? ...

Main shareholder – injunction

The CA has clarified the definition of ‘assets’ for the purpose of the standard form freezing injunction, confirming that assets belonging beneficially to a wholly-owned company are not directly caught by an injunction against that ...


Most-read articles

Main shareholder – injunction
Wednesday, 02 July 2014
The CA has clarified the definition of ‘assets’ for the purpose of the standard form freezing injunction, confirming that assets belonging beneficially to a wholly-owned company are not directly... Read more...
Sub-buyers – mortgage problems
Wednesday, 02 July 2014
Changes in the mortgage market make it far more difficult for sub-buyers to get mortgage finance. For instance, a buyer who is purchasing off-plan from a developer, and who has now contracted to sell... Read more...
Sentencing – credit for plea
Wednesday, 02 July 2014
The Appeal Court has reduced a sentence given for commercial burglary after considering arguments regarding proper credit for a guilty plea. A had pleaded guilty at the first opportunity, and was... Read more...
Post-natal depression – discrimination?
Wednesday, 02 July 2014
Suppose an employee is dismissed for continuing sickness absence due to post-natal depression. Is that sex discrimination? Read more...
Divorce – misconduct
Wednesday, 02 July 2014
A High Court ruling offers a useful review of the law in relation to misconduct, non-disclosure and adverse inferences in financial remedy proceedings. So says the author of this review of a recent... Read more...
Companies – anti-fraud restrictions
Wednesday, 02 July 2014
Form RQ (Co) can be used by a company to enter an anti-fraud restriction on up to three registered properties. The idea is to safeguard against forgery through a fraudster forging a signature on... Read more...
Consent to let – lender
Wednesday, 02 July 2014
Many commercial property loans contain restrictions on the borrower’s ability to let: ‘the Mortgagor will not let or grant a licence or tenancy… without the prior written consent of the... Read more...
Emergency vehicles – liability
Wednesday, 02 July 2014
Most police forces have a written policy setting out guidance to response drivers on the standards to be exercised when attending emergencies. Lawyers acting for claimants alleging negligence against... Read more...
Extensions of time – no Mitchell regime
Wednesday, 02 July 2014
In yet another mitigation of the Mitchell regime, the High Court has held that Mitchell does not apply to in-time applications to extend time (as opposed to applications for relief from sanctions... Read more...
SRA – yet more change
Wednesday, 02 July 2014
Weary COFAs and COLPs may be wondering just how much more work the SRA can create for them. Since the new SRA Handbook came into force in 2011, there have been no fewer than eight further versions.... Read more...

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