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  • compensation
  • falsely-accused-of-crime
  • miscarriages-of-justice

Mr Bates Vs The Post Office: What Happened Next?

ITV’s hit four part drama, ‘Mr Bates vs The Post Office’ helped to bring firmly to the Nation’s attention the heart-breaking injustice that many Sub-postmasters and Sub-postmistresses (SPM’s) endured for…

Opinion
  • medical-negligence

Understanding the Legal Landscape for Secondary Victims in Clinical Negligence Claims: A Closer Look at Paul v Wolverhampton NHS Trust

In the realm of clinical negligence claims, the legal tests for successfully claiming compensation as a secondary victim are complex and often challenging to navigate. The English case of Paul…

January 12, 2024
Opinion
  • no-win-no-fee
  • personal-injury

The Advantages Of Obtaining Legal Advice At An Early Stage When Pursuing A Personal Injury Claim

When a person suffers a personal injury as a result of being in an accident, it can often have an immediate detrimental impact on their life. It is not uncommon…

January 10, 2024
Blog
  • general-crime

What Is A Football Banning Order?

World Cup 2018 is fast approaching. The England manager Gareth Southgate named his team last week. Some of us are daring to dream. But the very same day that the...

Blog
  • crime
  • general-crime

A Guide To Bromley Magistrates’ Court

Bromley Magistrates’ Court deals with a range of criminal cases. Most of the cases originate from Bromley, Lewisham, Bexley Heath and other South East London police stations. Summary offences are…

January 3, 2024
Blog
  • inheritance-tax

Gifting, to mitigate Inheritance tax?

Many of us are making gifts this festive season echoing the Three Wise Men, the biblical magi who were distinguished foreigners in the Gospel of Matthew, and the Christian tradition…

December 22, 2023
Opinion
  • asbestos
  • asbestos-related-disease
  • mesothelioma

Asbestos Contaminated Talc In Children’s Makeup Products

It’s not just your makeup products you need to be concerned about, but your child’s too! A study in 2004 showed most 7-10 year olds used makeup. With social media…

December 21, 2023
Opinion
  • no-win-no-fee
  • personal-injury

Can I Still Make A Personal Injury Claim If My Accident Happened When I Had Been Drinking?

The Christmas party season is in full swing and many people will have enjoyed a drink or two with family, friends and colleagues. Whilst it is nice to have a…

December 20, 2023
Blog
  • compensation
  • personal-injury

Infant Approval Hearing V’s Parental Indemnity – What Is The Best Option For Me?

In a personal injury claim, where the injured party is under the age of 18, they require representation by a Litigation Friend. The injured party is classed as a minor…

December 20, 2023
Opinion

Setting Aside A Will For Undue Influence – Recent Cases In 2023

There are various methods of challenging the validity of a Will, one of which is to show that undue influence had been exerted on the deceased. This is by far…

December 19, 2023
Blog

A Guide To Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court

Highbury Corner Magistrates Court deals with a wide range of adult criminal cases. Whilst less serious cases may be dealt with at Highbury Corner, more serious cases are sent to…

December 18, 2023
Blog

What Is The Difference Between Non-Statutory And Statutory Inquiries

Shortly after her conviction, a non-statutory inquiry was announced to investigate how Lucy Letby was able to murder seven babies at the Countess of Chester hospital. It was given statutory…

Opinion
  • inheritance-dispute
  • property-disputes
  • wills-and-probate

How Can Entitlement On Death Be Changed

Testamentary freedom – the ability to leave our estate to whomever we want to, is sacred in our society and upheld in law. There is no presumption that one should…

December 13, 2023
Blog
  • general-crime

Section 1 Public Order Act 2023: Locking-On

Locking-on has been used as a method of protest for many years. It means attaching yourself to something, or someone, generally as a way of making it more difficult for…

December 6, 2023
Blog
  • eviction
  • housing-and-property

I’ve Fallen Behind On Rent, What Is My Landlord Allowed To Do Now?

With the rising cost of living, many tenants are struggling to keep up with their rent. This blog gives an overview of what your landlord can and cannot do if…

December 6, 2023
Opinion
  • no-win-no-fee
  • personal-injury

Karting Personal Injury Claims

The 2023 Formula 1 season is coming to a close. The sport is experiencing a renaissance following the growing popularity of the Netflix show Drive to Survive. The F1 Arcade…

November 29, 2023
Blog
  • general-crime
  • representation

What Happens Next? A Brief Guide To Possible Outcomes After An Arrest

The process of being arrested and taken to the police station can be completely overwhelming and often very confusing. The event itself and the possible consequences that may follow can…

November 29, 2023
Opinion
  • asbestos
  • mesothelioma

Remembering Mavis Nye

1941 – 2023 My colleagues and I, at Hodge Jones & Allen, were deeply saddened by the recent death of Mavis Nye. She was an incredible human, a fighter for…

November 27, 2023
Blog
  • brain-injury

#RoadSafetyWeek – Case Settlement Report: Traumatic Brain Injury

It is Road Safety Week this week (19th – 25th November 2023). Our Team often deals with a number of Road Traffic Accident claims which can result in life changing…

November 23, 2023
Opinion
  • road-traffic-accident

Time To Fasten The Belt……#RoadSafetyWeek

It is Road Safety week this week (19th – 25th November 2023). We want to highlight the importance of what can happen if you are involved in an accident and…

November 23, 2023
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