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27 Feb 2018

Everyone understands the vital importance of protecting the environment and that the interests of individuals sometimes have to give way to achieving that greater good. An important Supreme Court...

26 Feb 2018

Fencing off land costs money and it is not uncommon for landowners on either side of a boundary to dispute where that responsibility lies. In a case that involved in depth analysis of the law on...

23 Feb 2018

As part of its 13th Programme of Law Reform, the Law Commission has begun a call for evidence on commonhold law....

23 Feb 2018

Many small family businesses have informal working arrangements, but that does not excuse them from the legal requirement to have proper procedures in place to ensure fair treatment of employees....

22 Feb 2018

If your reputation is damaged by false accusations, specialist lawyers can see to it that you are not only vindicated but fairly compensated. Exactly that happened in one case in which a...

21 Feb 2018

Industrial deafness can be slow to develop and those affected have a tendency to suffer in silence. However, as a Court of Appeal ruling powerfully underlined, you should seek legal advice...

20 Feb 2018

Creditors are entitled to be kept informed at every stage of an insolvency process and any failure to afford them their rights can have serious consequences. In one case on point, joint...

20 Feb 2018

The distinction between employment and self-employment is perennially difficult to draw but, as one case concerning a senior property professional showed, tribunals are used to looking beneath the...

19 Feb 2018

The draft National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Regulations 2018 were published on 6 February and provide...

19 Feb 2018

Transparency really does matter and official decision-makers are required to explain their reasons for reaching conclusions that affect people’s lives. That definitely did not happen in one...

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