Law thoughts: writing a will gives you the last word

A will is a legal document that enables an individual to set out wishes as to what they would like to happen to their property and assets when they die. Read more…

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Posted on Jun 27th, 2019 by Lyons Davidson

Liability and motorcycle accidents

motorcycle accidents and liability

An increasing number of claims for motorcycle accidents are being brought before the courts in order to resolve liability. These cases are often complex, owing to unique circumstances combined with Read more…

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Posted on Jun 25th, 2019 by Lyons Davidson

Cycling accident liability: cyclists and pedestrians beware

Cycling accident liability

At a recent hearing involving a cycling accident at the Central London County Court, a cyclist has been found liable to pay compensation for injuries sustained by a pedestrian while she Read more…

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Posted on Jun 20th, 2019 by Lyons Davidson

Fathers and the right to parental responsibility

parental responsibilty

Happy Father’s Day to all the fathers, grandfathers, stepfathers, foster fathers and special guardians! In this article, we look at fathers and parental responsibility, which isn’t always straightforward. (Unlike a Read more…

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Posted on Jun 13th, 2019 by Lyons Davidson

Law thoughts: choosing the beneficiaries of your will from the phone book

Law thoughts: choosing the beneficiaries of your will

Luis Carlos de Noronha Cabral de Camara was a childless bachelor. At the time of his death, his estate comprised a 12-room apartment in central Lisbon, a house in the Read more…

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Posted on May 30th, 2019 by Lyons Davidson

Brain Injury Awareness Week – Brain drain: wake up to fatigue

During Action for Brain Injury Week, Headway, the brain injury association’s campaign is called Brain Drain: Wake up to fatigue, raising awareness and breaking the stigma of brain injury-related fatigue.

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Posted on May 22nd, 2019 by Lyons Davidson

The difficulties of dealing with a sibling who has a brain injury

Action for Brain Injury Week

Dealing with a sibling who suffers from a brain injury is a frightening and confusing time, no matter what age.  Often siblings grow up sharing similar life experiences, playing together Read more…

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Posted on May 22nd, 2019 by Lyons Davidson

Replacement vehicle: why am I being asked about my finances at the time of the accident?

replacement vehicle credit hire

You’ve been involved in an accident and you need a replacement vehicle.  You contact your insurance company, who put you in touch with another company.  You sign some forms and Read more…

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Posted on May 21st, 2019 by Lyons Davidson

No fault divorce: change is coming to the law

no fault divorce

April 2019 saw the government agree to start legislating on what will be one of the biggest changes to divorce law since the Divorce Reform Act 1969. After years of Read more…

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Posted on May 20th, 2019 by Lyons Davidson

Drink-driving: a legal minefield

drink-driving

We often see headlines about celebrities who’ve been charged with offences such as drink-driving. This is an area of law riddled with technicalities and ambiguities that a self-representing defendant should Read more…

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Posted on May 16th, 2019 by Lyons Davidson

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