July 2018 Archive

For richer, for poorer…even after divorce?

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Can a payer of maintenance be forced to subsidise the recipient's financial mistakes? More …

EU IP rights and Brexit: an update

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The UK Government has moved to reassure businesses that, after Brexit, EU IP rights will continue to be protected in the UK, at no cost to business. More …

Success for Blake Morgan in Judicial Review challenge to a Town and Village Greens Application: Cooper Estates Strategic Land Limited v Wiltshire Council [2018] EWHC 1704 (Admin)

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Blake Morgan acted for Cooper Estates Strategic Land Limited in a successful judicial review case against Wiltshire Council More …

Residential care capital limit increases in Wales

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The Welsh Government has advised that people in residential care in Wales, will see their capital limit increase from £30,000 to £40,000, meaning that they will be able to retain a further £10,000 of their capital (or savings) before having to pay care home costs. More …

Legal Agency Service In London

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Blake Morgan’s Legal Agency Service, London, provides a professional, efficient and reliable agency service, covering all areas of litigation, assisting at all stages of the court process. More …

Pets and your Will - 'Prepare for their care'

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We are a nation of pet lovers, in fact over 45 percent of us own a pet [i]. However what many do not consider is what will happen to their pet after they die. There are a number of options. More …

Handling a summer of sport at work

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The summer of sport continues with Wimbledon having started this week and the football World Cup in full swing. It could be exciting times for the public but employers may find themselves having to perform a balancing act, especially with the Wimbledon final men's final and the World Cup final on the same day – Sunday 15th July. More …

The NHS 70 Years Young - all change and no change

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The standout observation for me as the NHS reaches 70 is just how much but how little has changed over that time. Everyone agrees it remains a uniquely popular cherished "National Treasure" in the best sense. It is today more politically and publicly unassailable than ever before. More …

Court of Appeal examines the rule against reflective loss in Marex

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Carlos Sevilleja Garcia v Marex Financial Limited [2018] EWCA Civ 1468 - Court of Appeal considers the rule against reflective loss and the scope of the Giles v Rhind exception More …