Hitting the headlines in 2018: was this the year of the CVA?

2018 the year of the CVA?

House of Fraser, Carpetright, New Look, Jamie’s Italian, Mothercare and Homebase all hit the headlines this year for entering into Company Voluntary Arrangements (CVA). What is a CVA and why Read more…

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Posted on Dec 31st, 2018 by Lyons Davidson

Heir hunter loses his claim for £250,000 in costs

Heir hunter loses his claim for £250,000 in costs

If it looks too good to be true – there may be a reason for that! The public’s attention was drawn to the heir hunter a few years ago when the Read more…

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Posted on Dec 20th, 2018 by Lyons Davidson

Apprenticeships Open Evening: Bristol, 16 January 2019

apprenticeships open evening 16 January 2019

What? An apprenticeships open evening for everyone who is looking to kickstart 2019 with a career at a leading national law firm or an innovative business company. Lyons Davidson and Read more…

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Posted on Dec 20th, 2018 by Lyons Davidson

Can legal privilege be claimed for conversations overheard in public?

Can legal privilege be claimed for conversations overheard in public?

This was one of two questions explored in the Employment Appeal Tribunal decision of X v Y Limited [2018]. In addition to the matter of legal privilege, the other question Read more…

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Posted on Dec 18th, 2018 by Lyons Davidson

Will employees who successfully appeal dismissals be treated as having never been dismissed?

Will employees who successfully appeal dismissals be treated as having never been dismissed?

In the case of Ramesh Patel v Folkestone Nursing Home Ltd [2018], EWCA Civ 1689, Mr Patel, the claimant, was in March 2014 with two disciplinary offences during his employment as a Read more…

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Posted on Dec 11th, 2018 by Lyons Davidson

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