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04 Apr 2018

Those who do not make use of their land take a risk that title to it will be acquired by others in the exercise of so called squatters’ rights. Exactly that happened in one case in which...

03 Apr 2018

Employers in the private or voluntary sector with 250 or more employees are reminded that tomorrow, 4 April, is the deadline for publishing statutory calculations for the year containing the...

03 Apr 2018

The law of privacy is developing apace and, with the right legal advice, you can now effectively block unreasonable intrusions into your personal life. In one case exactly on point, the High Court...

29 Mar 2018

Local authorities are obliged by the Children Act 2004 to safeguard and promote the welfare of children in almost...

28 Mar 2018

If your property is compulsorily purchased by a public authority, you should always consult a professional so that the compensation due to you is maximised. The point was proved by one case in...

27 Mar 2018

Social media can be a force for both good and ill and, when false allegations go viral, the impact can be catastrophic. In one case, an online retailer on the receiving end of mistaken and deeply...

27 Mar 2018

Former couples can obtain divorces in almost any country to which they have a sufficiently close connection and that is a frequent source of jurisdictional disputes. In one case, the High Court...

26 Mar 2018

Those who work with children bear onerous safeguarding duties and must expect to be subjected to closer scrutiny than other employees. In one case on point, the Supreme Court ruled that a...

26 Mar 2018

When tenants exercise their right to buy the freehold of their homes, improvements to the property that have been carried out by them or their predecessors in title at their own expense are...

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