Category: Articles

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23 August - Patricia Wakeford

Sophia* fell at home and was taken by ambulance to her local hospital in Hertfordshire. An X-ray was taken which showed displaced fractures of the left fibula and tibia. She... Read More

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22 August - John Shallcross

The stamp duty land tax (SDLT) treatment of purchases of mixed use property, such as a building with flats over commercial property, is complicated.  Where there are a number of... Read More

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21 August - Natalie Painter

A recent Court of Appeal case has shown how holiday pay must be calculated for term-time, casual or seasonal workers on irregular hours and zero hours workers (whether or not... Read More

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20 August - Ben Evans

Adidas has had success protecting its Originals trade mark by cancelling a similar trade mark based on a cannabis leaf. In August 2017, Addicted Original Ltd ("Addicted") registered a UK... Read More

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20 August - Patricia Wakeford

Clinical and Medical Negligence Legal Director Patricia looks at a delay in diagnosis of Cauda Equina Syndrome. I was on my drive home and heard Clive Coleman on Radio 4... Read More

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20 August - Vikki Sidaway

Our costs law team explore cases where the High Court has ruled that solicitors cannot be ordered to give former clients copies of documents which are the property of the... Read More

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19 August - Rachel Giles

Under new rules set to be introduced later this year, newlywed couples will need to ensure that their marriage is registered after their legal ceremony. The Civil Partnerships, Marriages and... Read More

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15 August - Jordan McAndrew

The Right to Rent Scheme ("the scheme") came into force in England in 2016, we look at it in more detail. Does it discriminate or provide protection? The scheme's original... Read More

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15 August - Natalie Powers

On 6 August 2019 the Court of Appeal overturned the first instance decision discussed below. The appeal court held that there were no express words in the CPR requiring the... Read More

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15 August - Ben Coulson

My colleague Stephanie Walls has recently written a very interesting article about a dispute between two step-sisters over inheritance following the death of their parents. The unfortunate set of circumstances highlights... Read More

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14 August - Stephanie Walls

A High Court case concerning a dispute between step-sisters over which of their parents died first, demonstrates the importance of understanding how assets are held and the way in which... Read More

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9 August - Kim Efford

The Guardianship (Missing Persons) Act 2017 (GMPA 2017) received Royal Assent on 27 April 2017 and came into force in England and Wales on 31 July 2019.  This new law,... Read More