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Who is under the influence?
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 17 2010

The law recognises that some people (such as solicitors or accountants) have a high degree of influence over other people (their clients), since clients hire their professional advisers for the specific purpose of giving advice


Speeding - the law
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 19 2013

Speeding fines and prosecutions in Britain have increased sevenfold and the number of speed cameras has rocketed, there are nearly 6,000 speed


House of Lords ups the ante on asset confiscation
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 17 2009

In one of its final decisions before it is replaced by the new Supreme Court, the House of Lords has allowed a confiscation order against a criminal in a judgment that will come as a blow to others in the same line of business


Courts sound warning for risk-takers
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 3 2009

A recent case has sounded a warning bell for those who knowingly take unnecessarily risky activities: the court will take a firm line in assessing damages for injury in cases in which the injured party has acted irresponsibly


Credit crunch - divorce settlements in the spotlight
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 20 2009

A case recently heard in the Court of Appeal could affect the financial arrangements of many divorced couples


Help, the market's falling
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 4 2009

These are worrying times for everyone but, for executors, the fall in house prices and the reduction in investment values in general are particularly vexing developments


IHT and the recession
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 8 2009

The recession hasn’t brought much favourable comment, but falling asset values do present opportunities for savings on Inheritance Tax (IHT


Trial by judge
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 4 2009

The Criminal Justice Act 2003 provides that in certain circumstances a criminal trial can be held without a jury


Family overturns will that benefits carer
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 11 2009

Elderly people can become suggestible and it is, regrettably, not uncommon for avaricious people to attempt to influence them for personal gain


DPP guidance on assisted suicide - motivation is the key
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 1 2009

Following the recent decision of the House of Lords, granting Debbie Purdy, who suffers from multiple sclerosis, the right to clarification from the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) on the circumstances in which a relative of someone who wishes to end their own life will be prosecuted under the Suicide Act 1961 if they travel with the person wishing to die to a country where assisted suicide is legal, the DPP has now issued an interim policy statement on the approach that will be taken