24 November 2014
Recent changes to the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 will be welcomed by solicitors giving advice to clients before interview.
Clearing up the high-profile EAT judgment on overtime pay – and where Nigel Farage fits into it all.
17 November 2014
The significance of alternative dispute resolution and offers to settle under Civil Procedure Rule 44.2.
Mazher Mahmood’s failed bid to stop the broadcast of a Panorama show revealing his current appearance brings into focus competing articles of the European Convention on Human Rights.
10 November 2014
The role of the local authority MO is ever more vital.
3 November 2014
Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act is the major piece of criminal legislation this year. Here is what the changes mean for solicitors.
27 October 2014
A recent case provides clarification and guidance on the issue of service by the courts in contravention of the claimant’s instructions.
Wills made before 2007 by testators who by the date of death had acquired transferred nil-rate band have presented problems.
20 October 2014
Assessment of loss for the future earning capacity of those suffering residual disability through injury has always been unsatisfactory.
13 October 2014
The law around adoptees’ attempts to find out about their real parents.
6 October 2014
This case continues to generate interesting discussion in the Supreme Court – this time on the issue of costs.
29 September 2014
A summary of the significant procedural developments affecting applications in the family court.
22 September 2014
‘Certification’ of arbitration agreements under the Arbitration Act 1996.
15 September 2014
The test to be applied in an application for pre-action disclosure.
8 September 2014
Secret and half-secret trusts
Principles to be applied when construing wills.
1 September 2014
Disclosure of information about children, pursuant to a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FoI), is always a difficult issue and the natural reaction of public authorities is to err on the side of caution.
4 August 2014
Localism Act complicates service consultation.
28 July 2014
What is the impact on lawyers of recent cases following changes to the 1998 Competition Act?
A recent decision provides support for the validity of so-called escalation clauses.
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