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Court Appearance May Not Mean Public Disclosure

The principle of open courts is highly valued in the UK legal system. However, it is often a worry...

New Company Disclosure Requirements On the Way

The trend towards full disclosure and openness continues unabated in business, and new regulations...

Rules are Rules

A recent case should serve as a reminder that rules are rules and 'close enough' often isn't! The...

Missed Deadlines Mean Missed Opportunities

Gerry Rafferty famously claimed that 'if you get it wrong, you'll get it right next time', but a ...

Disability Discrimination and the Meaning of 'Long-Term'

Employment disputes often arise because an employer does not consider that an employee's condition...

Court Allows Trust Error to Be Corrected

Mistakes do happen, and in some circumstances they can be rectified by the courts. In a recent...

Pension Trustees Owe No Duty of Care to Employer

Many directors of companies are also trustees of the company pension scheme. Sometimes, their...

Ignore Court Orders At Your Peril

A wealthy Omani man who failed to pay to his ex-wife the financial settlement ordered by the...

EU Opinion on Use of Cookies

Businesses that have websites will be aware of the regulations that govern the use of 'cookies'....

Failure to Challenge Repaving Results in Loss of Title

Failing to take active steps to protect your land from use by another can produce unfortunate...

Just Because You Agree Doesn't Mean the Court Will

It is common in legal disputes for the two sides to agree to suspend the court proceedings for a...

Sale of Insolvent Company to Creditor Not Improper

Insolvencies are seldom happy periods for any of those involved and great care must be taken by...

What Exactly Is the 'Curtilage' of a Building?

Whether land is or is not within the curtilage of a building can be a decisive factor in many...

Absence of Evidence Dooms Unequal Shares Claim

The legal ownership of property is not always the same as the beneficial ownership and disputes...

Data Protection Fees

On 25 May 2018, the Data Protection Act 2018 came into force, incorporating the EU General Data...

No Will Means Negotiation to Decide Estate Split

A professionally drafted will is something every adult should have. Not only does it provide...

Insurer Not Liable Where Driver Unidentifiable

In order to sue someone, they have to be served with a notice of claim unless the service of the...