The Significance Of A Pre-Nuptial Agreement – KA v MA

Anyone who has been through a divorce will probably tell you how awful, upsetting, distressing or bitter it was. Perhaps most of all, however, they will complain about how expensive...


Workplace Dress Codes

A workplace dress code enforced by a business can sometimes be a contentious subject amongst its employees, and it can often be a hard balancing act for employers between allowing...


FCA And Pensions Regulator Release Joint Regulatory Strategy

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Pensions Regulator have today released a paper setting out their joint strategy for tackling some of the problems in today’s pensions market. Both authorities...


“An Advertisement For Adjudication” – Imperial Chemical Industries Limited v Merit Merrell Technology Limited

The long running dispute of Imperial Chemical Industries Limited (ICI) v Merit Merrell Technology Limited (MMT) received its latest instalment in June this year. The dispute arose out of works...


Civil Partnership Laws For Mixed-Sex Couples

The Government has recently announced that they will be changing the laws regarding civil partnerships to allow mixed-sex couples to enter into a civil partnership instead of getting married. Following...


Sports Direct International Granted Permission To Appeal Decision Regarding Legal Advice Privilege

In the course of investigating the actions of Grant Thornton, as auditors for Sports Direct International (SDI), the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) is seeking disclosure of various documents in SDI’s...


Deprivation Of Liberty And Parental Consent

In certain circumstances, it can be legal to detain people who are a risk to themselves or to others and this is known as “sectioning”. There are processes that must...


Using A Will Writer – Why Not?

You may be considering creating a new Will. There are a wealth of companies out there who all seemingly offer the same thing but for very different prices. Like all...


Sight Loss Or Impairment After Having Lens Implants

According to reports since 2015, there have been claims that some artificial lens implants have caused recipients to suffer varying degrees of sight loss or impairment. The claims are currently...


Is Creating A New Charity The Best Option For You?

The decision to create or form a charity is a big decision to make, but in certain scenarios it might not be the best option available to you and there...


What To Do When The Company You Used To Create A Trust Arrangement No Longer Exists

Have you entered into a Trust arrangement for your property and/or savings only to find that the company you used is no longer in operation? Read on to find out...


New Statutory Process for Pre-Commencement Conditions

On the 1st October 2018 the Town and County Planning (Pre-Commencement Conditions) Regulations 2018 came into force setting out a new process governing the imposition of pre-commencement conditions on planning...