“A Frolic of his own” WM Morrison Supermarket plc v Various Claimants

The issue of vicarious liability has been the source of many cases in the UK. The Supreme Court have taken the opportunity in this recent case to provide a neat Read more…

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Posted on Apr 2nd, 2020 by Lyons Davidson

First reading of the Cohabitation Rights Bill

An interesting Bill for cohabitating couples has been introduced to the House of Lords by Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames. The Cohabitation Rights Bill (‘the Bill’) was first read on 6th Read more…

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Posted on Mar 31st, 2020 by Lyons Davidson

Coronavirus Act 2020 receives Royal Assent!

On 25 March 2020 the Coronavirus Act 2020 received royal assent. The Act introduces a wide range of the emergency measures that we have seen announced by the government over Read more…

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Posted on Mar 26th, 2020 by Lyons Davidson

CRU Certificates

What is a CRU certificate and why have I received one? When a defendant insurer is notified of a personal injury claim they are under a legal obligation to notify Read more…

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Posted on Mar 24th, 2020 by Laura Butler

Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus is a global health crisis with far reaching implications, the extent of which is still becoming apparent.  As a result of government advice we have put in place the Read more…

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Posted on Mar 23rd, 2020 by Lyons Davidson

Top 5 questions about maternity leave

It’s that time of year again when we all show our gratitude for the things that our mothers do for us. Becoming a mother can be a scary thing in Read more…

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Posted on Mar 23rd, 2020 by Lyons Davidson

Stepmothers may not have parental responsibility for your Stepchildren

Mother’s Day is fast approaching on 22nd March 2020 and this day should be just as much about celebrating Stepmothers as well as Mothers! Did you know as a Stepmother Read more…

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Posted on Mar 20th, 2020 by Lyons Davidson

Uber drivers are employees – French Court of Cassation rules

The French Court of Cassation (‘the Court’) has ruled that Uber drivers are employees and not independent contractors in a decision which grapples with some of the key issues in Read more…

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Posted on Mar 12th, 2020 by Lyons Davidson

Uninsured Drivers Claims: Public Roads and Private Lands

The case of the Motor Insurer’s Bureau v Lewis (2019) heard by the Supreme Court last month, involved a motor vehicle accident that occurred on private land. Mr Lewis was Read more…

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Posted on Mar 11th, 2020 by Lyons Davidson

Daughter gives up job to challenge validity of father’s Will

Brian Cole was a former lifeboat captain and he had one daughter, Sonya Young. Mr Cole had made a few Wills during his lifetime with Mrs Young as the main Read more…

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Posted on Mar 10th, 2020 by Lyons Davidson

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