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Buses – passenger claims

What is the standard of care imposed on a bus driver towards passengers?...

Tenancy deposit – if L breaks the rules

The tenancy deposit regime requires L to protect the deposit and then give prescribed information to T. Failure to comply with the rules can result in a financial penalty (of up to three times the ...

Money laundering – exemptions

It is for the defendant to demonstrate that cash deposits fall within the ‘business activities’ category and are thus exempt from money-laundering charges. The Privy Council upheld this ruling handed down by the Supreme ...

Probate – disputes

Wills and probate practitioners are increasingly alert to rulings involving disputed wills and probate. Two recent rulings provide useful guidance for lawyers. ...

Family – mediation

If your firm is not already providing a mediation service, now is a good time to become involved in the family mediation community. The author of this article advises practitioners on how they can best ...

Tax avoidance – accelerated payment

There has been much publicity about high-profile individuals who became involved in sophisticated tax avoidance schemes recommended to them by their financial advisers....

Solicitors – secret profit-share?

At first sight, the case of a property adviser who acted for a client on the purchase of a hotel for c£200m, but who also got a secret commission from the seller, may not seem ...

SSSIs – online

A new online tool has been developed to help identify land where development is likely to affect a site of special scientific ...

Guarantor – liability for assignee?

It is important to appreciate that a guarantor can guarantee a particular T, but that same guarantor cannot also guarantee T’s assignee. Thus, G can guarantee T1, but not guarantee T2 (T’s assignee). ...

CFAs – against human rights?!

Lord Neuberger has lobbed a grenade into personal injury practice by suggesting that success fees and ATE premiums amount to a breach of the European Convention on Human Rights (Article 6 – the right to ...

Permitted development – extension

In 2013 the government introduced important changes so that many offices could become residential under the permitted development regime (ie without the need to apply for planning permission). As we noted in our September ...

Companies – human rights?

Can a company bring a human rights claim? The answer is ‘yes’.

The High Court has held that corporate contracts and goodwill can be ‘possessions’ and thus can be protected. The claim was brought by ...


Most-read articles

Companies – human rights?
Tuesday, 14 October 2014
Can a company bring a human rights claim? The answer is ‘yes’. The High Court has held that corporate contracts and goodwill can be ‘possessions’ and thus can be protected. The claim was... Read more...
SSSIs – online
Tuesday, 14 October 2014
A new online tool has been developed to help identify land where development is likely to affect a site of special scientific interest. Read more...
Money laundering – exemptions
Tuesday, 14 October 2014
It is for the defendant to demonstrate that cash deposits fall within the ‘business activities’ category and are thus exempt from money-laundering charges. The Privy Council upheld this ruling... Read more...
Tax avoidance – accelerated payment
Tuesday, 14 October 2014
There has been much publicity about high-profile individuals who became involved in sophisticated tax avoidance schemes recommended to them by their financial advisers. Read more...
Family – mediation
Tuesday, 14 October 2014
If your firm is not already providing a mediation service, now is a good time to become involved in the family mediation community. The author of this article advises practitioners on how they can... Read more...
Guarantor – liability for assignee?
Tuesday, 14 October 2014
It is important to appreciate that a guarantor can guarantee a particular T, but that same guarantor cannot also guarantee T’s assignee. Thus, G can guarantee T1, but not guarantee T2 (T’s... Read more...
Tenancy deposit – if L breaks the rules
Tuesday, 14 October 2014
The tenancy deposit regime requires L to protect the deposit and then give prescribed information to T. Failure to comply with the rules can result in a financial penalty (of up to three times the... Read more...
Buses – passenger claims
Tuesday, 14 October 2014
What is the standard of care imposed on a bus driver towards passengers? Read more...
Permitted development – extension
Tuesday, 14 October 2014
In 2013 the government introduced important changes so that many offices could become residential under the permitted development regime (ie without the need to apply for planning permission). As we... Read more...
CFAs – against human rights?!
Tuesday, 14 October 2014
Lord Neuberger has lobbed a grenade into personal injury practice by suggesting that success fees and ATE premiums amount to a breach of the European Convention on Human Rights (Article 6 – the... Read more...

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