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Financial remedies – future inheritance

A significant expected inheritance was not a resource of W for the purposes of financial remedies on divorce, the Court of Appeal has ...

Prices – transparency

A reminder that the rules on price transparency come into force on 1 December ...

Off-plan purchase – CGT

If a client buys off-plan, then what is the relevant date for capital gains tax purposes? In particular, how does this impact on the availability of principal private residence ...

Traffic offences – ‘drug’ driving

The applicant (A) pleaded guilty to two offences of driving with a controlled drug exceeding the specified limit, under s5A(1)(a) RTA ...

Medical expert – prison

A ‘reckless’ medico-legal expert has been sent to prison for contempt, because of false medical ...

Practice – making gifts of assets; guidance

Private client practitioners will welcome Law Society guidance on Making gifts of assets

Stay – serve claim form?

A claimant issued Part 8 proceedings for a low-value PI claim. Upon issue, the claimant applied for a stay, which was granted (as were successive stays). The claimant eventually served the claim form ...

Right to be accompanied – postponement

The right to be accompanied to a disciplinary hearing is set out in ERA 1999. In essence, a ‘worker’ has the right to choose any companion to attend a disciplinary hearing, ...

ACV – sale timetable

A summary of the asset of community value moratorium on ...

Pre-emption – right of first refusal

This flowchart is the starting point for working out whether Ts have a right of first refusal (when L is selling) under LTA ...

Drafting – ambiguity?

If a contract is clear and unambiguous, the court must apply it. Hence the importance of distinguishing between ambiguous and unambiguous


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