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Fraud claims - 2018 in review
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 17 2019

Despite the efforts of many in the Claimant lobby, the Civil Liability Act was the headline act last year in the fight against fraud. The Bill


Challenging or contesting a will in Scotland
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 17 2019

Even in a straightforward estate, where the deceased’s will is accepted as an accurate reflection of his wishes, the death of a loved one will be a


Changes to LBTT and ADS rates from 25 January 2019
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 17 2019

Now that the dust has settled from the Christmas period, and we emerge, blinking, into 2019, it is important to remember an announcement made in


Zero-hours contracts - common pitfalls for employers
  • Shoosmiths LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 17 2019

“Zero-hours contracts can be a positive part of work-life balance if they offer genuine two-way flexibility,” says Matthew Taylor, the government’s


Resources and Waste Strategy: Regulatory change to deliver the circular economy
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • January 16 2019

New waste legislation will be brought forward where the existing legislation cannot match the government's ambition, according to the new Resources


Problematic trees and shrubs: what can I do if the High Hedges (Scotland) Act 2013 doesn’t apply to my situation?
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 15 2019

As discussed in a previous article, the High Hedges (Scotland) Act 2013 (“the Act”) can provide light (both metaphorically and literally) for those


Practical completion is key to determining when a claim for construction defects is time barred
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 15 2019

We continue to receive a steady stream of instructions where the defects in dispute have (or may soon) be time barred. The law in this area is


Pre-Nuptial Agreements aren’t just for the rich and famous
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 14 2019

In 1993, Jeff Bezos and Mackenzie Tuttle were just like any newly married couple. Who knew that some 25 years later, Jeff would be Amazon’s CEO


BREXIT: ARE YOU READY?
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • January 14 2019

The UK is scheduled to leave the EU on 29 March 2019 at 11pm GMT. This is just 11 weeks away, yet there remains no certainty on what will happen at


Employers should exercise caution when dismissing employees awaiting or in receipt of long-term disability benefits
  • Arthur Cox
  • United Kingdom, Ireland
  • January 14 2019

Before deciding to dismiss an employee on the grounds of medical incapability, an employer will have its obligation to reasonably accommodate the