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24 Apr 2019

Workplace social events are a time-honoured means of rewarding staff and boosting morale, but the presence of alcohol means that they are not without risk. The High Court’s ruling in the...

24 Apr 2019

If others’ building proposals threaten to harm your enjoyment of your home, you should not delay in consulting a solicitor. In a case on point, a householder did just that and successfully...

23 Apr 2019

Pre-nuptial agreements are a useful and entirely legitimate means of dealing with situations where one prospective spouse is much richer than the other, whether as a result of inherited wealth or...

18 Apr 2019

Maintaining community facilities in small settlements is obviously important, but that must sometimes take second place to the pressing need for affordable homes. In a case on point, the High...

18 Apr 2019

If you are domiciled in England, you can be sued in England. Behind that deceptively simple statement, however, lies a vista of legal complexity, as was illustrated by a bitter High Court battle...

17 Apr 2019

Arguments that a compensation award to a Royal Opera House (ROH) musician, whose hearing was damaged by exposure to the noise of brass instruments, will curtail music making in the UK have been...

17 Apr 2019

Those who believe that they can escape the financial consequences of divorce by dissolving their marriages abroad are mistaken. In a big money case on point, a businessman who obtained a divorce...

16 Apr 2019

One of the difficulties lawyers face is to define the precise meaning of words in the context of the ever-changing English language. That was certainly so in one case in which a judge relied too...

16 Apr 2019

The Presidents of the Employment Tribunals in England & Wales and Scotland...

16 Apr 2019

Many family trusts are of some antiquity and there is a tendency for their terms to lose touch with the modern world. However, as a case concerning a noble family showed, judges have all the...

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