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'Failure to Remove' claims - Where are we now?

25 Feb 2021

The recent case of HXA v Surrey Council has followed a minimal number of social care cases which have made their way through the Courts following CN & GN v Poole BC. The lack of detail around these cases, and the failure of any of them to reach the higher echelons of the Court system, have left room…

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Ridwaan Omar Gains NEBOSH Qualification

25 Feb 2021

The Insurance department congratulates Ridwaan Omar on gaining his NEBOSH National General Certificate on Occupational Health & Safety. Ridwaan acts on behalf of numerous organisations in defending Employers' and Public Liability insurance claims. He also has considerable experience of…

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Interesting Changes to Part 36 - Defendants beware!

25 Feb 2021

Rule changes to Part 36 offers mean that defendants need to be even more wary than before of the terms of Part 36 offers made by claimants. The Civil Procedure (Amendment) Rules 2021 which come into effect from the 6 April 2021 amend Part 36 with a new rule 36.5 (5) which says that Part 36 offers…

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Forbes at Trial - Causation arguments successful

25 Feb 2021

The claimant sued the defendant council following what she said was a fall on the pavement as she was walking back from the school where she had collected her children. She alleged that there was a missing flagstone. The claim was brought pursuant to the Highways Act 1980 for breach of S41, the…

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National Apprenticeship Week

10 Feb 2021

National Apprenticeship Week began on 8 February. This year's theme is 'Build The Future.' With 20 years of experience in progressing employees through apprenticeships, Forbes Solicitors has helped build futures and this year has been no different and has been as successful, despite the…

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Snowballs and Haircuts Prove Expensive in Lockdown.

02 Feb 2021

There was a band in the eighties that went by the name of Haircut 100. Well make that in today's money Haircut 200. You may have heard the news that 31 Metropolitan Police Officers face fines of £200 each for taking part in a mass haircutting marathon which was in clear breach of Covid…

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