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25 May 2018

Wise unmarried couples who move in together always seek legal advice to ensure that their property rights are both clear and protected. In one case where that sadly did not happen, a woman who...

24 May 2018

The courts will only imply contractual obligations that are realistically achievable. In one unusual case on this point, a judge rejected a breach of contract claim against a professional dog...

23 May 2018

Registration of land as a town or village green guarantees public access for recreational purposes and protects it against development. However, as a High Court case showed, it frequently...

23 May 2018

A substantial part of the cost of major infrastructure projects lies in the requirement to compensate those whose properties are blighted. However, one case concerning an underground gas storage...

21 May 2018

A vast amount of personal data necessarily comes into the hands of public officials and that can sadly prove a temptation to the dishonest. In one case, a corrupt police officer made over £...

21 May 2018

Birth, marriage, death and, sadly often, divorce, mark turning points in people’s lives, and each can have profound implications that require independent legal advice. In a case on point, a...

21 May 2018

The 2018 Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup commences on Thursday 14 June with a match between Russia and Saudi Arabia that kicks off at 4:...

18 May 2018

Those who suffer unlawful discrimination in the workplace are entitled to be compensated for injury to their feelings, and such payments are usually tax free. The Court of Appeal recently...

17 May 2018

Coal mining subsidence is a scourge in many parts of the country and, if you are affected, you should seek legal advice straight away. In one case, a man whose newly built luxury home was left...

17 May 2018

Coal mining subsidence is a scourge in many parts of the country and, if you are affected, you should seek legal advice straight away. In one case, a man whose newly built luxury home was left...

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