2020 Legal 500 Rankings

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We are delighted to share with you that our Personal Injury team has featured in the 2020 Legal 500 rankings, recognised for ‘a strong reputation which is respected by opponents’ Read more…

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Posted on Oct 30th, 2020 by Anthony Heywood

The Party Wall Act

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The Party Wall etc Act 1996 provides a framework for preventing and resolving disputes in relation to party walls, boundary walls and excavations near neighboring buildings. A building owner proposing Read more…

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Posted on Oct 30th, 2020 by Anthony Heywood

Ghost Brokers

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Looking for a good deal on your car insurance?  Who you gonna call….?  Hopefully not a Ghost Broker!   Who are Ghost Brokers and what is Ghost Broking? Nowadays there is Read more…

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Posted on Oct 29th, 2020 by Anthony Heywood

What is a Children’s Guardian?

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In circumstances where the local authority are seriously concerned about a child’s welfare and safety and are unable to resolve these concerns with parents, then they will likely issue care Read more…

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Posted on Oct 21st, 2020 by Anthony Heywood

SWIFT v CARPENTER

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The much anticipated and long-awaited decision in Swift v Carpenter was handed down by the Court of Appeal on Friday 9th October 2020. It was worth the wait. A sense Read more…

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Posted on Oct 19th, 2020 by Anthony Heywood

First instance decision; gender-fluid and non-binary workers protected under the Equality Act 2010

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Ms R Taylor, a gender-fluid engineer, has won a claim for harassment, direct discrimination, victimisation and constructive unfair dismissal.  Taylor, previously presenting as male, began to identify as gender fluid Read more…

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Posted on Oct 13th, 2020 by Anthony Heywood

Returning to Work in a Pandemic

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For a number of months now the government has been pushing the message; unless you are able to work from home you are “actively encouraged to go to work” (in Read more…

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Posted on Oct 13th, 2020 by Anthony Heywood

The legal ramifications of the driverless car that drove itself to Sunderland

Along with jetpacks, robot butlers and hover-boards, the concept of the driverless car seemed like a techno-utopian dream envisioned only by science fiction novelists. This dream, however, is fast becoming Read more…

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Posted on Oct 13th, 2020 by Lyons Davidson

Residential Evictions: Coronavirus Act

As of 29th August 2020, The Coronavirus Act 2020 (Residential Tenancies: Protection from Eviction) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2020 (“the Act”) came into force in England. The Act extends notice periods Read more…

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Posted on Oct 6th, 2020 by Lyons Davidson

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