Private client

Duke of WIndsor

Munby orders unsealing of abdicated king's will - but won't read it

15 November 2017By

Decision will help keeper of Queen's archives resolve questions of copyright.

Daniel Eames

Brexit: don't go down one-way street, family lawyers warn

15 November 2017By

Practitioner groups say lack of reciprocal agreement will create unfair outcomes for families.

Chris Millward

Legacy body urges rethink on electronic wills

14 November 2017By

Institute of Legacy Management says proposals regarding electronic wills may need ‘whole new consultation’.

The Department for work and Pensions

‘End anguish over estate benefits’, says solicitor

13 November 2017By

Unmanageable government requests cause misery for the bereaved.

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Nottingham county council

Personal injury: Foster carers and vicarious liability

30 October 2017By Malcolm Johnson

Supreme Court reverses decision of the Court of Appeal, deciding that a local authority could be vicariously liable for torts committed by foster carers against children in local authority care.

Supreme court

Family: Undertakings and variations

2 October 2017By Andrew Newbury

Birch v Birch emphasises the variation of family orders.

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Supreme Court

Council vicariously liable for abuse committed by foster parents

26 October 2017By Andrew Warnock QC

Lawyers will need to pay close attention to local authority contracts with independent fostering agencies.

IVF treatment

Damages for breach of contract

9 October 2017

Father loses damages claim after former partner faked consent for baby to receive IVF treatment.

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A private function

20 November 2017By Richard Edwards

To deny the seriously injured the right to choose private treatment would grossly undermine the most important aim of compensation


​Courts not fit for purpose

20 November 2017By Ian Godfrey

System is grinding to a halt.


​Blame game

20 November 2017By John Greenwood

I suppose it rarely crosses the minds of property or commercial lawyers that they may create enmities sufficient to provoke violence. For criminal lawyers, there is the reassurance that they are on the side of those who might harbour and carry out violent acts.

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TERENCE GEORGE WELLS died 15/09/2017. Last Known address 25 Priory Court, Harlow, Essex. If anyone knows of a Will for the deceased, please call Roger Brooker & Co Solicitors 01277 225365.

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