November 2015 Archive

Chinnock v Veale Wasbrough [2015] EWCA Civ 2014

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The case of Chinnock v Veale Wasbrough [2015] EWCA Civ 2014 raises questions regarding date of knowledge and the application of section 14A of the Limitation Act 1980. More …

CDM 2015 – What claims might be made?

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The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 ("CDM 2015") came into force on 6 April 2015, replacing CDM 2007. CDM 2015 applies to nearly every construction, engineering or development project, including small and domestic projects. More …

To unbundle or not to unbundle

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Many family solicitors will be relieved about the recent ruling in the case of Minkin V Lesley Landsberg. More …

The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 – Timetable shifts

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You may have seen from previous Articles that the next implementation of The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 (SBEEA) was due to come into force in December 2015... More …

Taking responsibility...helping lives

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Rebecca Davies was just a few months old when she was involved in an horrific car accident that changed her life forever. More …

How do you really want to use your pension?

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By now most people are aware that their pension pots have become more flexible. We all have more control over how much we take and when – we can even withdraw the entire amount if we want to. More …

Motorists should carry prescriptions in the car

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A new offence of “drug driving” came into force in March this year, giving police the power to carry out saliva tests at the side of the road to test for certain prescription drugs and illegal substances that can affect driving performance. More …

When to dig deep to build your investment

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Largely confined to the wealthier areas of London, ‘mega basements’ or ‘iceberg’ homes have become increasingly popular as owners try to increase their living space and investment value without infringing on strict planning controls. More …

Non-profit distributing model – the future for Welsh infrastructure projects?

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The Welsh Government has committed to three infrastructure projects using the Non-Profit Distributing (“NPD”) Model – the redevelopment of the Velindre Cancer Centre; “dualling” of sections 5 and 6 of the A465; and the 21st Century Schools Project. More …

What is a penalty clause? Perhaps no longer what you think it is…

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The Supreme Court handed down its much anticipated judgment on 4th November 2015 in the conjoined appeals of Cavendish Square Holding BV v Talal El Makdessi and ParkingEye Limited v Beavis. More …