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  1. August, 2016

    To be employed or self-employed, that is the question

    Two drivers from well-known online cab service Uber have taken the company to a London Employment Tribunal over claims that the firm is acting unlawfully by not offering holiday and… Read more…

  2. August, 2016

    Government outlines online court plans

    An important report on the future of the UK’s Civil Court System has recommended a new online court for dealing with all monetary claims up to £25,000. The proposals are… Read more…

  3. August, 2016

    Tighter lending restrictions hit buy-to-let

    The future of the buy-to-let market may be affected by new lending restrictions under proposals from the Bank of England, which says it is watching the sector very closely. According… Read more…

  4. July, 2016

    Son-in-law wins the right to challenge mother-in-law’s Will

    A landmark ruling from the Court of Appeal in the case of Randall v Randall has set the precedent for a divorced husband to challenge the validity of his former… Read more…

  5. July, 2016

    Tenants’ Human Rights not impinged by possession order

    An assured shorthold tenant who opposed a possession order arguing that it impinged her right to respect for her home under article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights… Read more…

  6. July, 2016

    Privacy and injunction cases double

    Privacy and injunction cases brought before the courts in England and Wales have doubled over the last five years. The rate at which privacy cases are coming before judges has… Read more…

  7. July, 2016

    Here to guide you through uncertain times

    As the UK begins the process of leaving the EU – regardless how they voted – many will be wondering what the future holds. The future for the post-Brexit UK… Read more…

  8. June, 2016

    Acas Conciliation has helped to prevent seven out of ten potential court hearings, according to new research

    Acas has published a new independent study that shows how its revitalised conciliation service has managed to reduce the number of employment tribunal hearings conducted in the UK. The figures… Read more…

  9. June, 2016

    Single parents deserve same surrogacy rights as couples, says the President of the High Court Family Division

    A formal declaration has been made by Sir James Munby, President of the High Court Family Division, which state that UK law discriminates against single parents with children born through… Read more…

  10. June, 2016

    Government lays out new proposals for compulsory purchase of land

    As part of the new Neighbourhood Planning and Infrastructure Bill announced in the Queen’s Speech, new proposals have been introduced which will seek to redress issues faced by landowners undergoing… Read more…