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Asbestos in Talc and Makeup

The importation and new use of asbestos was finally banned in the UK in 1999 , more than 60 years after the first regulations to protect asbestos workers came into force…

August 15, 2022
Opinion

Housing Law And The Heatwave

Since 2018, it has been open to tenants to bring a claim for works and compensation against their landlords where they can show that the conditions at the property are…

August 15, 2022
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  • housing-discrimination

South Asian Heritage Month – Leaving The ‘BAME’ Acronym Behind

South Asian Heritage Month (SAHM) runs from 18 July to 17 August every year and aims to amplify and celebrate British South Asian heritage and history across the UK, help…

August 11, 2022
Opinion

A Case About Fraudulent Calumny: Whittle V Whittle (2022)

The English legal system attaches great importance to the doctrine of freedom of testamentary capacity – one should be free to dispose of their estate as they wish. However, the…

August 11, 2022
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  • mesothelioma

Widow Sues Thames Water Utilities for Husband’s Asbestos-related Death

Our client instructed us to help him obtain compensation from his former employer, following his diagnosis of Mesothelioma, caused by his exposure to Asbestos dust at work. Our client was…

August 8, 2022
Opinion
  • estate-planning

Estate Planning And Probate With Overseas Elements – Where To Begin?

When dealing with an estate, either by planning your estate through making a will or acting as a personal representative in a probate matter, it is increasingly common to encounter…

August 8, 2022
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  • accident-abroad

We’re All Going On A (safe) Summer Holiday

We have officially entered the last summer holiday month of the year, and many of us are getting ready for our long awaited summer getaways. It’s an exciting time of…

August 4, 2022
Opinion
  • court

Failure To Attend Trial

The failure to attend trial, can result in a decision being made against the party who fails to attend. If a judgment is entered against a party in their absence,…

August 3, 2022
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  • court

Professional Undertakings – Guidance From The Law Society

Undertakings An undertaking is a commitment by a solicitor to do or not do something. It can be enforced against the solicitor by the courts and failure to comply with…

August 2, 2022
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  • road-traffic-accident

National Road Victims Month

This month marks National Road Victims Month, where we remember those who have been killed or seriously injured on our roads. The road traffic accident charity RoadPeace has observed National…

August 1, 2022
Opinion
  • discrimination-and-equality

Brushed Aside: Racial Based Hair Discrimination

A campaign is underway in the UK to heighten the recognition of racial based hair discrimination and to seek to eradicate work and school uniform/dress policies that discriminate against those…

July 29, 2022
Opinion
  • accident-in-public-spaces

Summer of Sport – Sporting Activities And The Risk Of Personal Injury

We are experiencing a fantastic summer which naturally encourages people to go outdoors and participate in a wide range of sports activities. Sporting activities can be incredibly fun and also…

July 28, 2022
Opinion
  • personal-injury

Personal Injury Paralegal of the Month: Denise Doherty

Denise Doherty is a Senior Paralegal in our Personal Injury team. Denise joined us in 2018 and is experienced in helping injured people through various types of injury claims, allowing…

July 26, 2022
Opinion
  • leasehold-disputes

The Abolition of Ground Rents under the Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Act 2022

Ground rent is usually seen as a windfall for landlords of leasehold premises as it is an archaic provision unrelated to any benefit that a tenant will gain (unlike service…

July 26, 2022
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  • birth-injury

Why are more UK mothers choosing home births?

According to the ONS, The number of home births in the UK has been steadily increasing since the pandemic began in 2020. While this figure is still lower than the…

July 25, 2022
Opinion
  • personal-injury

Why Do I Need An Independent Medical Report When Bringing My PI Claim? Can’t My Doctor Just Write A Report?

When bringing a claim for personal injuries and subsequent losses it is necessary to prove: An accident occurred; It was caused as a result of someone else’s breach of duty/negligence…

July 22, 2022
Opinion
  • housing-and-property

An Extension Of The Right To Buy?

Prior to his resignation, Boris Johnson recently made comments about a desire to extend the Right to Buy to housing association tenants. Some housing associations agreed to a voluntary extension…

July 21, 2022
Opinion
  • mesothelioma

Breakthrough In NHS Approved Treatment For Mesothelioma

Last Friday was a momentous day for patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma in the UK, as the NHS announced that NICE have approved a new treatment which is now available…

July 20, 2022
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  • accident-at work

Accident At Work Procedure – How To Make A Personal Injury Claim

If you have been injured in an accident at work, and can show that it was not your fault, you may be able to make a claim for compensation. To...

July 19, 2022
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  • personal-injury

Surveillance and Social Media in Personal Injury Claims

When a Claimant brings a personal injury claim, the aim is to put them back in the same position that they were in before their accident as far as money…

July 12, 2022
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