Happy Mother’s Day to all who have parental responsibility for a child

parental responsibility

Happy Mother’s Day to all the mothers, grandmothers, foster mothers, and special guardians! All biological mothers automatically have parental responsibility for their children. Parental responsibility is a wide range of Read more…

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Posted on Mar 31st, 2019 by Lyons Davidson

The value of social enterprise

social enterprise

Many people have heard of social enterprise but are not really sure what is, often believing –  incorrectly – that it is charity or that it does something good in Read more…

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Posted on Mar 26th, 2019 by Lyons Davidson

Tenants: make sure you don’t fall foul of rent quarter days

Since medieval times, England has held the tradition of quarter days, where debts were settled and magistrates would go to various districts to run court sessions, with the principle being Read more…

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Posted on Mar 25th, 2019 by Lyons Davidson

Law thoughts: phoning while driving

law thoughts: phoning while driving

It is believed that phoning while driving is as dangerous as drink-driving and, under existing case law, you are regarded as driving while your engine is running and your vehicle Read more…

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Posted on Mar 21st, 2019 by Lyons Davidson

Law thoughts: you say tomato…

Law thoughts: tomatoes

In the case of Nix v Hedden [1893], the United States Supreme Court had to decide whether a tomato was a vegetable or fruit within the meaning of the Tariff Read more…

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Posted on Mar 13th, 2019 by Lyons Davidson

Lyons Davidson at the Leeds Apprenticeship Recruitment Fair 2019

Leeds Apprenticeship Recruitment Fair

On Monday, 4 March, members of Lyons Davidson attended the Leeds Apprenticeship Recruitment Fair at the First Direct Arena.

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Posted on Mar 13th, 2019 by Lyons Davidson

Careless driving: does the punishment fit the crime?

Careless driving

Carol Boardman, mother of Chris Boardman, was tragically killed by a pick-up truck after falling from her bicycle in July 2016. The driver was prosecuted for the offence of causing Read more…

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Posted on Mar 7th, 2019 by Lyons Davidson

National Apprenticeship Week 2019: Lyons Davidson and apprenticeships

National Apprenticeship Week 2019

For National Apprenticeship Week 2019, which runs from 4-8 March, Katherine Howells-Price, Scotland and Specialist Litigation Divisional Manager, looks at the instrumental role Lyons Davidson has played in developing legal Read more…

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Posted on Mar 6th, 2019 by Lyons Davidson

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