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Positive discrimination is not a breach of human rights, says Strasbourg

The European Court of Human Rights has recently issued a decision that supports the position of the UK Courts that ‘positive discrimination’ is not unlawful and not a breach of…

June 24, 2022
Opinion
  • wills-and-probate

The Will That Didn’t Exist

We always impress on clients the importance of making a valid Will. Equally important is to ensure that the original is then stored in a safe place so that when…

June 22, 2022
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  • burns-and scarring-injuries

Why Has The Medical Expert Recommended That I See A Cosmetic/Skin Camouflage Expert?

Personal injury claims can involve several types of injuries. From whiplash type injuries to fractures to burns and scars. In personal injury cases which involve injuries such as burns or…

June 17, 2022
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  • eviction
  • housing-and-property

Can I Get Free Housing Legal Advice?

Whether you qualify for free housing legal advice under the Government’s legal help or legal aid scheme will depend on the following 3 things Firstly your legal problem must be…

June 15, 2022
Opinion
  • medical-negligence

Happy World Blood Donor Day!

Today is World Blood Donor Day, an annual World Health Organization event which serves to raise awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products and to thank voluntary,…

June 14, 2022
Opinion
  • personal-injury

Child Safety Week – ‘Safety in Mind’

We’re proud to be supporting the Child Accident Prevention Trust’s Child Safety Week. Child Safety Week is an annual campaign run by the Child Accident Prevention Trust and is supported…

June 6, 2022
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  • public-law

Asylum Seeker Accommodation: Litigating against (in)adequacy in the NASS

Those with knowledge of migrant rights know that the UK’s border does not end for asylum seekers once on UK territory. The level of support by the State is demarcated…

June 1, 2022
Opinion
  • personal-injury

Personal Injury Lawyer Of The Month: Claire Sadler

Claire Sadler is a chartered legal executive and runs a case load of personal injury claims, specialising in road traffic accidents. She started working as a Paralegal in the Personal…

May 31, 2022
Opinion
  • challenging-housing-decisions

The Cost Of Living Crisis: What Can You Do If Your Landlord Is Trying To Increase Your Rent?

As the cost of living crisis continues to spiral, the purses of many households are being squeezed to the limit. The threat of further increases to monthly expenditures are a…

May 30, 2022
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  • wills-and-probate

Applying For A Limited Grant Of Probate

Where there is a Will, the rules for applying for a Grant of Probate provide that the following must be submitted to the Probate Registry (online or by post): The…

May 27, 2022
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  • personal-injury

How To Choose The Right Solicitor To Handle Your Personal Injury Claim

For some, the thought of pursuing a legal matter is a daunting prospect and choosing the right lawyer to pursue your personal injury claim is essential. It is important to...

May 26, 2022
Opinion
  • family-law

Understanding Step-Parent Adoptions and Parental Responsibility

It is estimated that 1 in 3 families are now step-families or blended families, and they are the fastest growing family type in the UK. Step-families can arise when a…

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  • court

The Litigation Series – Week 18 – Going To Trial

In the final blog in our Litigation Series, we look at what happens if your case goes to court. Most clinical negligence cases settle through alternative dispute resolution such as…

May 24, 2022
Opinion
  • environmental-law

All Talk and No Action: The OEP reports on the Government´s 25 Year Environment Plan

When the UK left the EU, there were some concerns about the ability of the proposed new environmental watchdog, the Office of Environmental Protection (OEP), to scrutinise and enforce environmental…

May 23, 2022
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  • challenging-housing-decisions

What Action Can I Take Against A Noise Complaint?

Noisy and troublesome neighbours can be a nightmare to deal with. When you want a peaceful life, having a dispute with a neighbour can be stressful and seriously impact your…

May 20, 2022
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  • youth-crime

Under 18s – what are your rights if the police seek to strip search you?

‘Child Q’ is a 15-year-old Black girl who was strip searched, whilst on her period, without a parent or trusted adult present. The reason? Because staff ‘smelt drugs’ in her…

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The Police Have Come To My Home And Seized My Child’s Computer – What Should I Do?

This is every parent’s nightmare. Police do not give you notice in case you or your child delete or destroy evidence. The police may arrest your child at the same…

May 20, 2022
Opinion
  • court

The Litigation Series – Week 17 – Preparing For Trial

In weeks 15 and 16 of the Litigation Series we looked at settlement of claims before they get to trial, and it is helpful to remind ourselves that very rarely…

May 19, 2022
Opinion
  • brain-injury

Action For Brain Injury Week 2022: See The Hidden Me – 16th May – 22nd May 2022

Action for Brain Injury Week this year is from 16th to 22nd May 2022. The theme is See The Hidden Me, which is focusing on brain injury as a hidden…

May 19, 2022
Opinion
  • lasting-power-of-attorney

Sorting out your LPA is one way to stay in control after a dementia diagnosis

Today marks the start of Dementia Action Week. According to the Alzheimer’s Society, there are currently around 900,000 people living with dementia in the UK. As dementia tends to affect…

May 16, 2022
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