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Partnership – forfeit profit share?

A partner who is in breach of fiduciary duties may forfeit their profit share (as well as having to pay compensatory damages). Similar principles apply to an LLP member. This was confirmed in a ...

Uber – ‘worker’

There has been much publicity about the tribunal decision that Uber drivers are ‘workers’. As such, they are entitled to paid annual leave, whistle-blower protection and the national minimum wage (but they do not get ...

Disclosure – third-party review?

If you don’t think the other side has observed the disclosure rules, is it possible to ask for an order that their disclosure be reviewed by a third party (eg independent solicitors or ...

CLLS – certificate of title

The City of London Law Society has updated the seventh edition of its certificate of ...

Airline flights – delay

The Denied Boarding Regs give compensation to passengers whose flights are delayed if the flight departs from an EU airport. But, there has been much argument about the situation concerning missed ...

RTA Portal – errors

The Portal for low-value RTA claims was set up in 2010. But errors are still ...

Procedure – CPR Rule 8 addition

The Criminal Procedure Rule Committee has approved an addition to CPR Rule 8 which relates to the initial details of the prosecution’s case. The new Rule 8.4 is in the following ...

L’s costs – service charge

If L has incurred costs (including legal costs) in proceedings before the FTT, to what extent is it possible for L to recoup those costs through the general service charge (so that all Ts within ...

Financial remedies – guidance

Guidance from the Family Justice Council on financial needs on divorce will be widely welcomed by divorce practitioners. Guidance on ‘Financial Needs’ on Divorce has also been distributed to the judiciary as a useful tool ...

Court of Protection – vulnerable person

New guidance has been issued by Charles J on facilitating participation of P and vulnerable persons in Court of Protection proceedings. The guidance is not prescriptive, but gives useful suggestions as to how practitioners might ...

Designated protected area – shared ownership

It is important that developers are aware of the rules on designated protected areas (DPAs). If the affordable housing element of the development includes shared ownership, then if the site is in a DPA, the ...

SDLT 3% – residential

Another example of how the SDLT 3% surcharge rules can apply – and in this instance, we illustrate the complexity (and potential absurdity) of the ...


Most-read articles

Court of Protection – vulnerable person
Friday, 09 December 2016
New guidance has been issued by Charles J on facilitating participation of P and vulnerable persons in Court of Protection proceedings. The guidance is not prescriptive, but gives useful suggestions... Read more...
Partnership – forfeit profit share?
Friday, 09 December 2016
A partner who is in breach of fiduciary duties may forfeit their profit share (as well as having to pay compensatory damages). Similar principles apply to an LLP member. This was confirmed in a... Read more...
Disclosure – third-party review?
Friday, 09 December 2016
If you don’t think the other side has observed the disclosure rules, is it possible to ask for an order that their disclosure be reviewed by a third party (eg independent solicitors or counsel)? Read more...
Designated protected area – shared ownership
Friday, 09 December 2016
It is important that developers are aware of the rules on designated protected areas (DPAs). If the affordable housing element of the development includes shared ownership, then if the site is in a... Read more...
RTA Portal – errors
Friday, 09 December 2016
The Portal for low-value RTA claims was set up in 2010. But errors are still made: Read more...
L’s costs – service charge
Friday, 09 December 2016
If L has incurred costs (including legal costs) in proceedings before the FTT, to what extent is it possible for L to recoup those costs through the general service charge (so that all Ts within the... Read more...
Partnerships – leases?
Friday, 09 December 2016
It is inadvisable for partnerships (or LLPs) to hold commercial leases. If a partnership wants to acquire a lease or premises, then the best advice is to put forward as T a nominee company owned by... Read more...
CLLS – certificate of title
Friday, 09 December 2016
The City of London Law Society has updated the seventh edition of its certificate of title. Read more...
Financial remedies – guidance
Friday, 09 December 2016
Guidance from the Family Justice Council on financial needs on divorce will be widely welcomed by divorce practitioners. Guidance on ‘Financial Needs’ on Divorce has also been distributed to the... Read more...
Uber – ‘worker’
Friday, 09 December 2016
There has been much publicity about the tribunal decision that Uber drivers are ‘workers’. As such, they are entitled to paid annual leave, whistle-blower protection and the national minimum wage... Read more...

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