Restaurant Chain Makes £16M Business Interruption Loss Claim Against Their Insurers

A restaurant chain has brought a claim against its insurer, Allianz, for losses it suffered during England’s Covid-19 lockdowns, following the Supreme Court’s ruling in the high profile Financial Conduct...


Medical Negligence Claims For Non-Patients – ‘Secondary’ Victims

Can non-patients ever be owed a duty of care by a healthcare professional? In medical negligence claims the law draws a distinction between primary and secondary victims. A primary victim...


Intellectual Property & Unjustified Threats – When “I’ll See You In Court” Can Get You Sued

Most areas of law have their quirks and intellectual property is no exception. For those who are unfamiliar with intellectual property rights, the law relating to unjustified threats might seem...


Hybrid Working Practices – Guidance Published By Acas

The Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (Acas) has issued guidance to employers to assist them in determining whether hybrid working – a mixture of remote/home and office working – could...


Now Is A Great Time To Invest In Leicester

Leicester’s economy shrunk by 12.2% in 2020 and has recently seen the likes of high street giant Debenhams close its doors – leaving people questioning whether the city can ever...


#MeToo Blogger Ordered To Pay £70k Over Libellous Comment

Earlier this month, Professor Blackledge obtained a judgment in his favour against an anonymous Defendant. The judgment was obtained in the absence of a response to either the letter of...


What Does The Law Say On Employee Rights During Hot Weather?

This week the Met Office issued its first-ever extreme heat warning for the UK – with temperatures in some parts of the country reaching 32C. Whilst the hot temperatures are...


Incorporating Pandemic Clauses Within Commercial Lease Renewals

Since the outbreak of the pandemic, there have been several measures introduced by the Government to provide support to commercial tenants. One related area of interest for landlords and tenants...


Proportion Of Clinical Negligence Claims Reaching Settlement Before Court Proceedings Reaches Record High

This week, NHS Resolution has revealed that the proportion of clinical negligence claims that have settled without the need for formal Court proceedings has reached a record high. NHS Resolution...


Clinical Negligence Claims For Perineal Tears During Childbirth

What is the perineum? Between the vagina and the anus is an area called the perineum. During the course of labour and delivery, this area can suffer a tear as...


Woman Who Received Negligent Care During The Delivery Of Her Baby Which Resulted In A Fourth Degree Perineal Tear Receives Six-Figure Settlement

Nelsons recently represented a young mother in a clinical negligence claim relating to failures during the labour and delivery of her first child. Background Our Client was expecting her first...


Advice For Passing On Your Private Pension To Your Loved Ones

People often consider their pension to be a different type of asset from other types, such as property, bank accounts, cars and investments, but in reality a persons’ pension is...