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NHS Litigation Reform

27 Oct 2021

The government are examining the case for the reform of litigation against the NHS , against the background of increasing costs and concerns that clinical negligence fails to do enough to encourage lessons being learnt and the promotion of future patient safety. AVMA have submitted evidence to the…

Personal Injury

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What is the Purpose of an Inquest?

27 Oct 2021

When the cause of death is unknown, the process to establish this is not always a straightforward one. In these circumstances, where the cause of death is unknown, an inquest can be conducted to ascertain the cause of death. In this article we explore the purpose of an inquest and how the evidence might…

Personal Injury

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Breach of Restrictive Covenants

26 Oct 2021

Every business will have information that it considers to be critical to its operations and success. For those in manufacturing this information is more delicate than other industries, as a key part of growth is core customers and supplier details. The business will want to prevent this…

Dispute Resolution

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The Risks of Unregulated Providers in Divorce

26 Oct 2021

At present, if you have been separated from your spouse for less than 2 years and wish to move forward with a divorce, you must satisfy the court that the marriage has broken down irretrievably based upon one of 2 facts. Your spouse has committed adultery, or they have acted in such a way that the court…

Family/Divorce

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A green lease may help to reduce the environmental impact of your business

25 Oct 2021

As businesses tentatively begin to emerge from the pandemic thoughts may finally start to turn to future opportunities and challenges. It appears likely that the next major issue affecting the property world will be energy efficiency and environmental sustainability. With the increasing awareness of…

Commercial Property

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Inheritance Tax and Making Lifetime Gifts

25 Oct 2021

In an interview before the opening of his last outing as James Bond in No Time to Die, Daniel Craig revealed he plans on giving a lot of his money away rather than passing all of his money to his children - his philosophy being to "get rid of it or give it away before you go." Not a bad…

Wills, Probate, Tax & Trusts

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Law Society review of Legal Aid

22 Oct 2021

The Law Society has recently puplished a review on Legal Aid. Worryingly the number of providers of civil legal aid has reduced in the last ten years. Even more worrying is that only 25% of the population are now eligible for legal aid. More people than ever before are representing themselves in…

Family/Divorce

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Manufacturing business growth in The North West

18 Oct 2021

The past few months have seen billions of pounds exchanged in deals involving some of the biggest and best-known businesses in the North West, including the likes of Sony Interactive Entertainment, Matillion, Boohoo, THG, Manchester United and Liverpool FC. Alongside these tech/retail/sports titans,…

Corporate

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Ring at the Door

18 Oct 2021

There are inevitably various matters in which neighbours can have disputes about. The most recent case of Fairhurst v Woodard demonstrates that the installation of a smart doorbell camera at your home could potentially breach data protection laws. Key Points Summary In this case, the County…

Data Breach Claims

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