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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…

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Breach of Restrictive Covenants

07 Oct 2021

Every business will have information that it considers to be critical to its operations and success. That business will want to prevent this information from falling into the hands of any competitor or being used by an unauthorised 3rd party. Naturally more senior members of the business will have…

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Guide to Commercial Litigation

05 Oct 2021

Disputes between businesses do sometimes arise and if all attempts to come to an agreement or compromise are unsuccessful, commercial litigation may be something that you wish to proceed with. This can be a complex area of law, and strict protocols must be followed, so this guide aims to outline the key…

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Defamation: Publication and Defence of Privilege

01 Oct 2021

One of the key elements of defamation is the publication of statements complained of. However, depending on the nature, extent and the audience of such a publication may pose problems for a claimant to bring a claim for defamation. Continuing on from the recent article in relation to the statutory…

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Mediation: What is it and what are the benefits?

23 Sep 2021

What is mediation? Mediation is a highly effective form of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) during which parties involved in litigation or other disputes can negotiate with each other with the assistance of an independent mediator. The aim of a mediation is to reach a binding legal…

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How to be prepared for the age old problem of supply and demand

15 Sep 2021

A significant number of EU workers from the UK have left the construction industry leading to those in the industry facing a substantial shortage of workers in some specialist trades. In addition to this, more than 500,000 UK-born construction workers are expected to retire in the next 10 to 15 years…

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Statutory Defences to Defamation

15 Sep 2021

Due to the evolution of the Court system and the increase of internet resources, Court documents and information are generally more accessible to individuals who may wish to make a claim. It is therefore easier for a person who feels that they have been wronged to make a civil claim against those they…

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Mandatory Grounds for Possession

15 Sep 2021

Part 4 of our grounds for possession series considers ground 4 - Lets to students by educational institutions. What is the Ground 4 - Let to students by educational institutions? This ground allows educational establishments- such as universities- who let out properties to students, to be able…

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Mandatory Grounds for Possession

06 Sep 2021

What is the Ground 3 - Out of Season holiday let? The purpose of having this ground is for landlords who switch between genuine holiday lets and standard residential let's, although you need to bear in mind that the residential let should be for no more than 8 months long. If you have a…

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