APIL Urges Safe Driving As Part Of Injury Prevention Day 2019

The not-for profit organisation representing injured people, Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL), is promoting safe driving across the East Midlands as part of Injury Prevention Day 2019, which takes...


Court Of Appeal Rule On Italian Divorce Jurisdiction Case

In the recent divorce jurisdiction case of Giusti v Ferragamo [2019] EWCA CIV, the Court of Appeal had to consider a wife’s English divorce petition which had previously been seised...


Breach Of Contract – What Are The Options?

It is always important to have the right contract in place for any transaction. However, no matter how good the relationship between the parties or the preparation of the paperwork,...


Owning Two Properties – Capital Gains Tax

Owning two properties is becoming increasingly common, as people buy a place in the country, inherit property, buy houses for their children, or couples who each own a property move...


Care Home Receives Criticism At Inquest Into 89-Year-Old’s Death

Edward ‘Ted’ Mason, of Nunsfield Drive, Alvaston, was admitted to Nether Hall Care Home in 2016 after he was diagnosed with inoperable and terminal cancer in the spine, which had...


Landmark Ruling On Non-Compete Clause in Employment Contract

In the recent high profile case of Egon Zehnder v Tillman, the ruling of the Supreme Court has provided clarity in relation to how businesses should approach the drafting of non-compete...


Badminton Star Receives Support At SportsAid Charity Dinner

The 15-year-old, of Wollaton, in Nottingham, started playing badminton at the age of 10 and – despite coming to the sport later than her peers – Megan found she excelled...


Injuries Abroad – What If It’s Not A Package Holiday?

In recent years, there has been a lot of press coverage in relation to people making holiday injury claims for illnesses and injuries suffered whilst abroad. The vast majority of...


Discount Rate For Personal Injury & Medical Negligence Compensation Claims Increased

The Lord Chancellor and Justice Secretary, Rt Hon David Gauke MP, has today announced the hotly anticipated discount rate change for personal injury and medical negligence settlement claims, which will...


Changes To RTA & Whiplash Claims To Be Released Later This Year

The Government has announced that plans to overhaul certain types of personal injury claims in the UK will be released by the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) by the end of...


Fairgrove Homes & Nelsons Named As Finalists For Insider Midlands Residential Property Awards

Housebuilder, Fairgrove Homes, and Nelsons have been named as joint finalists in the Deal of the Year category for the Insider Midlands Residential Property Awards. The annual event, now in its...


Court Of Appeal Rules That Voluntary Overtime Should Be Take Into Account When Calculating Holiday Pay

In the case of East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust v Flowers & Ors, the Court of Appeal has ruled that voluntary overtime should be taken into account when...