Other Private Client News

Good News for Airline Passengers as ‘In Writing’ Clause OvercomeSeptember 13, 2018

Almost everyone who has flown much has a story (or more than one) about lost or damaged luggage, and holiday insurance claims regarding these are...

Landowners’ Duties and Highway Visibility – Court of Appeal Test CaseAugust 23, 2018

If landowners allow vegetation to grow so that it affects visibility on adjacent highways, should they be held liable if accidents occur? In a decision...

Siblings Pay High Price for Dishonest Assistance to Bankrupt BrotherJuly 3, 2018

If family members or friends are facing bankruptcy, it may be tempting to assist them in keeping their assets away from the clutches of creditors....

Harassment Order Given Against Unknown AbuserJune 6, 2018

Harassment is very unpleasant and, when a person is subject to a campaign of abuse, it can prove extremely upsetting. Furthermore, it is often quite...

Failure to Take Advice Stops Legal Action ColdMay 7, 2018

Litigating without using a qualified solicitor to assist you is strictly for the foolhardy. The point could hardly have been more clearly made than by...

Government to Review Law to Wipe Out TrollingApril 19, 2018

The finding that more than a third of users of the Internet in the UK have been 'trolled' or been the subject of harassment or...

Court Approval Not Needed to Withdraw TreatmentMarch 1, 2018

Situations where patients in an unconscious or minimally conscious state are being kept alive only because of intervention by medical technology are relatively commonplace. A...

Victims of Crime and CompensationFebruary 15, 2018

It is normal for victims of crime to think that the conviction and punishment of the criminal marks the end of the process entirely. However,...

Solicitors Are Under a Lifelong Duty to Guard Client ConfidentialityJanuary 11, 2018

One of the advantages of placing your trust in solicitors is that they owe a lifelong duty to maintain the confidentiality of any information you...

But I Wrote a ChequeNovember 14, 2017

It is not often that the facts about how much of a mortgage was repaid are a matter of dispute, but in a recent case...

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