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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...

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...

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