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26 Apr 2019

Professional people spend years establishing their reputations, but it is only too easy for them to be smeared in a few seconds on the Internet. However, a case in which a consultant dermatologist...

26 Apr 2019

The clear public interest in effectively fighting crime sometimes requires police forces to share personal details of offenders with those at risk of becoming their victims. As a High Court case...

26 Apr 2019

Where children suffer unexplained injuries, parents frequently come under suspicion. However, a case in which a loving couple were cleared of all blame for a grave head injury suffered by their...

25 Apr 2019

Most residential leases contain a standard covenant which requires tenants to give their landlords access to their homes for reasonable purposes, including repair and maintenance. As a matter of...

24 Apr 2019

Workplace social events are a time-honoured means of rewarding staff and boosting morale, but the presence of alcohol means that they are not without risk. The High Court’s ruling in the...

24 Apr 2019

If others’ building proposals threaten to harm your enjoyment of your home, you should not delay in consulting a solicitor. In a case on point, a householder did just that and successfully...

23 Apr 2019

Pre-nuptial agreements are a useful and entirely legitimate means of dealing with situations where one prospective spouse is much richer than the other, whether as a result of inherited wealth or...

18 Apr 2019

Maintaining community facilities in small settlements is obviously important, but that must sometimes take second place to the pressing need for affordable homes. In a case on point, the High...

18 Apr 2019

If you are domiciled in England, you can be sued in England. Behind that deceptively simple statement, however, lies a vista of legal complexity, as was illustrated by a bitter High Court battle...

17 Apr 2019

Arguments that a compensation award to a Royal Opera House (ROH) musician, whose hearing was damaged by exposure to the noise of brass instruments, will curtail music making in the UK have been...

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