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12 Apr 2018

It is only right that offers made by developers to put part of their profits back into the community should be taken into account when making planning decisions. One High Court case on this...

10 Apr 2018

The Enterprise Management Option (EMO) scheme has been with us for several years now. It allows companies to incentivise key staff by the issue of share options under terms which carry significant...

09 Apr 2018

One powerful reason why you should always seek legal advice before making your will is to ensure that you meet your responsibilities to those who depend upon you financially. In one case on point...

09 Apr 2018

Officials sometimes make mistakes and it is one of the primary functions of the law to put them right. In one case on point, the High Court quashed planning permission for three marquees in the...

09 Apr 2018

The Supreme Court has recently addressed an important question relating to personal injury claims and the point at which an injury can be sufficient to justify a legal claim for compensation....

09 Apr 2018

Many businesses take on people in search of work experience on a casual basis – but such informality has its hazards and taking legal advice before entering into such arrangements is always...

09 Apr 2018

Thousands of detached homes are subject to restrictive covenants that protect their grounds from development. However, as one case illustrated, the world moves on and, with the right legal advice...

05 Apr 2018

Neighbourhood plans put power into the hands of local people but are not always popular with developers. That was certainly so in one case concerning a proposal to build 26 new homes on farmland...

04 Apr 2018

A friend you do not trust is hardly worth having, but warm relations are sadly no replacement for professional advice when it comes to investments. The point was graphically made by a High Court...

04 Apr 2018

Emotions can run high in divorce cases, but specialist lawyers will help you keep a level head so that the process is as painless as possible. In one case that sadly ran a very different course, a...

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