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Latest law news, legal updates, law reports and general comment on the legal framework

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Reinsurance: scope of indemnity

2019-05-24T15:22:00+01:00

Appellant reinsurer’s appeal allowed against arbitrator’s decision in indemnity claim case.

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Licence to occupy premises: security of tenure

2019-05-24T13:42:00+01:00

Appeal dismissed against decision that claimant’s agreement with local authority for occupation of licensed property was not an agreement that attracted security of tenure provisions.

Divorce

Divorce: habitual residence

2019-04-24T11:00:00+01:001 comments

Petition for German national who currently resides in UK to apply for divorce in England and Wales is dismissed.

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High Court

Firm right to withhold privileged information, High Court rules

2019-05-23T10:17:00+01:00By

Judge backs Taylor Wessing in five-year dispute over Bahamian trust.

Lord Justice Patten landscape

CoA rules firm did not need to 'volunteer' advice beyond retainer

2018-10-29T15:50:00+00:00By

Judges say City firm had ’no legal duty to warn’ and so could not be held liable for any lost recoveries.

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SRA pledges to be more open - but board meetings stay closed

2019-06-21T11:31:00+01:00By

Gazette understands regulator does not believe it is necessary to reopen meetings to the public.

Freshfields

Freshfields partner urges SRA to drop conduct case over ‘contaminated’ evidence

2019-06-18T13:31:00+01:00By

Married partner alleged to have lacked integrity in engaging with junior colleague.

All Regulation and compliance

Letters

Letters roundup - 24 June 2019

24 June 2019

Bullying, working extra hours, and  false allegations support: your letters to the editor.

Handcuffs

A criminal classic reborn

24 June 2019

Smith, Hogan & Ormerod’s Criminal Law (15th edition) | David Ormerod and Karl Laird

Family

Family affairs to the fore in formidable procedural tome

24 June 2019

Financial Remedies Practice 2019  | Sir Peter Singer, Mr Justice Mostyn, Lewis Marks QC, Gavin Smith and Joshua Viney

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Post office

Postal order payments to continue despite use in title fraud

24 June 2019By

HM Land Registry says it accepts fees by postal order because some customers do not have a bank account.

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Lawyers billed £8.8m for sale of Network Rail arches

2019-05-02T11:52:00+01:00By

National Audit Office states that transaction costs increased following discussions in Whitehall.

All Property

Salter

Model for online court moves in to RTA claims

2019-06-17T14:12:00+01:00By

British Columbia’s Civil Resolution Tribunal aims to take over 80% of motor vehicle cases in the jurisdiction.

All Personal injury

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