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Ant McPartlin Divorce Settlement - Surprising departure from equality

16 Jan 2020

It has been reported in the papers today that I'm a Celebrity's Ant McPartlin has reached a divorce settlement with his estranged Wife, Lisa Armstrong, following a long and quite heavily publicised legal battle. The couple married in July 2006 and subsequently announced their plans to…

Family/Divorce

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Are You Blood Cancer Wise?

13 Jan 2020

Bloodwise, the UK's leading blood cancers research charity, has analysed NHS data in England and found that 28% of patients diagnosed with blood cancers are done so via emergency admissions to hospital rather than via their GP, which is significantly higher than cancers on average, which is 19…

Clinical Negligence

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NO FAULT DIVORCE - Update on proposed changes

09 Jan 2020

In May of last year Forbes reported on the Governments response to a Consultation that would radically change the current, out of date, divorce procedure (Read article here ). At the time of reporting the legislation was to be introduced "as soon as parliamentary time allowed". The…

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New Years Honours Data Leak

07 Jan 2020

The Government are likely to face a number of claims for compensation following the leak of personal data into the public domain after 1,097 work and home addresses were published online, including those of celebrities, politicians, diplomats and senior police officers*. The General Data Protection…

Data Breach Claims

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Civil Partnerships available to all

09 Dec 2019

Monday the 2nd December 2019 marked the first day on which mixed-sex couples could register their intent to enter into a civil partnership. This decision was made by the government in order to address the 'imbalance' permitted to same sex-couples in allowing them the choice between a…

Family/Divorce

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The Maternity Scandal

04 Dec 2019

The Independent newspaper have recently reported on the failings of The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust ("SaTH") maternity unit. This is due to a report being leaked, prepared by midwifery expert Donna Ockenden, who has led an independent investigation into more than 600 cases from…

Clinical Negligence

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Dental Claims: The Tooth of the Matter

21 Nov 2019

Clinical negligence claims do not only involve medical care received in a hospital, they also include treatment and care received from your dentist. Claims can include periodontal mismanagement, dental caries mismanagement, lingual nerve and inferior alveolar nerve injuries and implant claims.…

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The NHS and the General Election: The Good, The Bad and The Brexit

19 Nov 2019

With the upcoming general election looming on 12th December, one of the main talking points (besides Brexit of course) is the current state of the NHS. There has been a number of recent explosive headlines, including 'A&E Waiting Time in England at Their Worst on Record', 'Waiting…

Clinical Negligence

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Potential Pitfalls for Pension Investors

01 Nov 2019

The introduction of pension freedoms in 2015 means that investors have a lot more choice over what to do with their pension savings. Whereas in the past the pension had to come to an end on death, now residual funds are allowed to remain in the protected pension environment for the benefit of the…

Wills, Probate, Tax & Trusts

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