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Signed for Deliveries

20 Nov 2020

Diriye v Bojaj [2020] EWCA Civ 1400 What happened in this case? The Claimant provided a document which was posted at 5.36pm on 4 April 2010 in an attempt to comply with an Unless Order requiring the documents to be served by 4pm on the 4 April 2010. The document was sent using Royal Mail…

Dispute Resolution

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New time limits for furlough claims

20 Nov 2020

The Government has changed the deadlines for employers lodging furlough claims with HMRC. Claims from 1 November 2020 must be submitted by 11.59pm 14 calendar days after the month you are claiming for. Claim for furlough days in Claim must be submitted by…

Employment & HR

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Limitation in Commercial Litigation

19 Nov 2020

In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic and the nation going into a second lockdown, it can be easy to forget the time limits in which companies and individuals have to actually physically issue their claim at Court. Due to the current delays in claims being issued at court, it is more important than…

Dispute Resolution

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Undue Influence - Perwaz v Perwaz 2018 UKUT 325 (TCC)

17 Nov 2020

In the case of Perwaz v Perwaz [2018] UKUT 325 (TCC), the Upper Tribunal (Tax and Chancery Chamber) examined the issue of undue influence when a mother alleged her son had abused their relationship of trust and confidence and coerced her into transferring her property to him. The case involved &…

Contesting a Will

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ICO Publishes Detailed Guidance on Criminal Offence Data

17 Nov 2020

Earlier this month, the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) published detailed guidance discussing the use of criminal offence data in detail. Data Protection Officers and information governance teams should review the latest guidance to ensure RPs meet the obligations set out in the new…

Governance, Procurement & Information

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Property still open for business despite Lockdown 2

17 Nov 2020

The government have confirmed the property market can continue despite Lockdown 2. How is the property market fairing during these uncertain times? The Government says - 'You can still move home. People outside your household or support bubble should not help with moving house unless…

Housing & Regeneration

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The Importance of Policies

17 Nov 2020

CASE UPDATE: The Board of Governors of IQRA Community Primary School (Respondent) Ms F Mansur (Claimant) Background Ms Mansur was a Teaching Assistant at the Respondent school. The Claimants initial claim was direct sex/race discrimination, and unfair dismissal. There were…

Employment & HR

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A Warning to Water "Re-sellers"

17 Nov 2020

The Royal Borough of Kingston-upon-Thames has lost its appeal to the Court of Appeal over a High Court ruling that it overcharged tenants for water. It is not uncommon for local authority and private registered providers of social housing landlords to enter into agreements with water companies to…

Housing & Regeneration

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Intellectual Property Work Undertaken by Forbes' Commercial Team

16 Nov 2020

Forbes' Commercial team regularly provide intellectual property services, such as advising on and assisting with trade mark registrations in the UK and beyond, and handling disputes not only where our clients' intellectual property rights are being infringed, but also where our clients are…

Intellectual Property

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