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Our most notable medical negligence cases 2019

August 27 2019 The NHS is facing an existential crisis. The negotiations over junior doctors’ pay and conditions and widespread dissatisfaction among GPS, combined…

Distinguishing between “subject to a written contract” and “subject to contract”

September 12 2019 In case some readers think the answer to the above question is a matter of dry academic law with no practical relevance, some £10 million turned, at…

Partnership Agreement v Partnership at Will

August 29 2017 A Partnership at Will is a form of business partnership where there is no fixed term agreed for the duration of the partnership. In other words, it…

Contesting a Will where the parent was suffering from dementia

July 18 2017 In recent years the number of disappointed children contesting their parent’s Will has substantially increased. There are several reasons for the…

Beneficiaries rights to information

August 7 2017 A trust is an arrangement where one party (a settlor) gives the benefit of assets to another party (a beneficiary) while control and decisions…

Campaign for ‘no-fault’ divorce wins the day

October 9 2019 Amidst the clamour of Brexit, the small voice of calm has just emerged in the shape of much-needed reform of our divorce laws. In September 2018 I…

Can the Court require you to use alternative dispute resolution?

October 4 2019 Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) is a very important way of trying to achieve settlement of disputes. Parties in dispute can step away from the…

Insolvency and farming: how to get it right when the the farmer gets it wrong

September 30 2019 Agriculture may be the (second?) oldest profession, but it is one that remains ever relevant to modern day life. Farmers are not only producing food…

Void payments under Section 127 Insolvency Act 1986 and change of position defence

September 30 2019 In a winding up by the court, any disposition of the company’s property, and any transfer of shares, or alteration in the status of the company’s…

The UK Supreme Court’s decision on the prorogation cases

September 24 2019 Today’s unanimous judgment from the 11 Supreme Court justices in the combined Miller/Cherry appeals has rightly hit the headlines. In upholding the…