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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


CLLS guide to legal opinions in financial transactions
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 16 2011

On 22 November 2011 The City of London Law Society (the ‘CLLS’) published a guide on considerations law firms should take into account when providing legal opinions in financial transactions


Ever thought about using a mobile phone whilst driving?
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 18 2012

Mobile phone offences are a hot topic at the moment and police are clamping down on drivers using their phones


Marriage not recognised if could not be valid here
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 28 2008

A marriage carried out under foreign law will not be recognised as valid in England and Wales if it could not have been validly contracted under English law


Intentions determine ownership
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 23 2008

The danger of cohabiting without making an express agreement as to how the title to property is to be held has again been underlined by a recent case


Forced marriages - the current position
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 16 2009

A forced marriage is defined by the Forced Marriage (Civil Protection) Act 2007 as marriage without the full and free consent of both parties


Dependency claims - court takes tough stance
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 23 2009

When a person dies leaving dependants, and no provision (or inadequate provision) has been made for them in the will of the deceased, it is sometimes possible for them to succeed in a claim for financial provision to be made for them under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975


Adopting abroad - recent cases
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 25 2009

The interpretation of the laws that apply when a child is to be adopted by prospective adopters who live in a foreign country remains unclear, following two recent rulings


Cyclist wins 100 per cent damages
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 17 2007

A cyclist who was involved in an accident on a roundabout has won his fight for compensation


Court must hear evidence before deciding
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 10 2009

Cases involving the custody of children are often very contentious and need to be approached with sensitivity and care