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LSA10: Reflecting on 10 years of the Legal Services Act - An Introduction
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • October 23 2017

On the 30th October 2017 the Legal Services Act 2007 (LSA) reaches its 10th anniversary. That seems an appropriate moment to pause and reflect on what


Homemade wills and deathbed gifts - are they easier to challenge?
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • October 20 2017

Homemade wills are, generally, easier to challenge. There are a number of things which a court will be looking for when it considers whether a


Fair redundancies - Top tips for employers on individual consultation
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • October 19 2017

With the full impact of Brexit yet to be determined, we are living in uncertain times. Some employers will find that market conditions leave them


Safety in private healthcare
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • October 19 2017

The BBC Panorama documentary “How safe is your operation?” which aired on 16 October 2017, identified worrying accounts of patients injured through


SAAMCO reinforced: Clients may bear the weight of their own commercial misjudgements
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • October 19 2017

The SAAMCO principle, derived from the case of South Australia Asset Management Corp v York Montague Ltd 1997, established that for loss to be


How much weight should be afforded to expert evidence in sexual misconduct cases?
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • October 17 2017

Pursuant to the power bestowed to the GMC by virtue of section 40A of the Medical Act 1983 (the Act), it sought to appeal against a determination of a


Lasting Powers of Attorney and jointly owned property
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • October 16 2017

There are currently around 2.4 million Lasting Power of Attorneys (LPAs) registered in England and Wales. This figure is set to rise with an


Divorce in the digital age - poacher or gamekeeper?
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • October 16 2017

Let’s face it, we are all amateur sleuths these days, and divorce lawyers are no exception. We use the internet to find a restaurant and a hotel


Private Prosecution of Summer Holiday Fraudsters
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • October 16 2017

When Sir Cliff Richard penned the lyrics to Summer Holiday in 1963 he could not have anticipated that the prospect of “no more working for a week or


Are trusts a "tax loophole" exploited by the wealthy?
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • October 13 2017

It’s reported that, on the face of the probate just granted in respect of the late Duke’s estate, personal wealth of £616 million was, for the most