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CFAs – no automatic 100% success fee

In RTA claims, may firms routinely set a 100% success fee and claim the maximum limit of 25% of total damages. ...

Procedure – divorce

Divorce practitioners may be particularly interested in the background to a recent case setting out the administrative processes and procedures by which errors in divorce proceedings are picked up electronically according to a pre-defined ...

Conveyancing – conflicts

Each month we consider conduct and practice issues relevant to busy practitioners. This month we will consider some of the less obvious conflicts which might arise in a conveyancing matter. ...

MEES non-domestic rentals – reminder

The MEES regulations are designed to tackle the least energy efficient properties in England and Wales and the Regs establish a minimum standard of EPC band E for domestic and non-domestic private rented property, affecting ...

Long lease – forfeiture

The CA recently considered an application relating to forfeiture of a long residential lease. ...

Brexit – impact on solicitors

The Law Society has issued guidance for solicitors on the impact of the postponement of the UK’s departure from the EU. ...

T’s failure to respond – not a refusal of access

The UT has held that T’s failure to reply to a letter from L requesting access to the property did not amount to a refusal of access. ...

Social media – beware defamatory statements

The SC has held that the context in which words are used in relation to defamation proceedings is essential. ...

Probate fees – increase delayed

We reported in the April 2019 edition (p34) on the increase of probate fees which was due to come into effect in April 2019. ...

EU citizens – right to work checks

The government has issued guidance on employing EU, EEA and Swiss citizens, and their family members, after Brexit. ...

Offences – upskirting

There is a new ‘upskirting’ offence with effect from 12 April 2019 under the Voyeurism (Offences) Act 2019 which inserts a new s67A into the SOA 2003. ...

‘Highway’ – no single meaning

The SC has recently clarified the meaning of a highway. ...


Most-read articles

Probate fees – increase delayed
Thursday, 09 May 2019
We reported in the April 2019 edition (p34) on the increase of probate fees which was due to come into effect in April 2019. Read more...
VAT Order – construction services
Thursday, 09 May 2019
The VAT (s55A) (Specified Services and Excepted Supplies) Order 2019 comes into effect in relation to supplies made on or after 1 October 2019. Read more...
Brexit – impact on solicitors
Thursday, 09 May 2019
The Law Society has issued guidance for solicitors on the impact of the postponement of the UK’s departure from the EU. Read more...
RTA claims – no lawyers
Thursday, 09 May 2019
The Gazette reports that the MoJ has issued a consultation as to how to create an IT platform to enable unrepresented litigants to progress their own claim. Read more...
CFAs – no automatic 100% success fee
Thursday, 09 May 2019
In RTA claims, may firms routinely set a 100% success fee and claim the maximum limit of 25% of total damages. Read more...
T’s failure to respond – not a refusal of access
Thursday, 09 May 2019
The UT has held that T’s failure to reply to a letter from L requesting access to the property did not amount to a refusal of access. Read more...
MEES non-domestic rentals – reminder
Thursday, 09 May 2019
The MEES regulations are designed to tackle the least energy efficient properties in England and Wales and the Regs establish a minimum standard of EPC band E for domestic and non-domestic private... Read more...
‘Highway’ – no single meaning
Thursday, 09 May 2019
The SC has recently clarified the meaning of a highway. Read more...
Procedure – divorce
Thursday, 09 May 2019
Divorce practitioners may be particularly interested in the background to a recent case setting out the administrative processes and procedures by which errors in divorce proceedings are picked up... Read more...
EU citizens – right to work checks
Thursday, 09 May 2019
The government has issued guidance on employing EU, EEA and Swiss citizens, and their family members, after Brexit. Read more...

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