Will My Foreign Divorce Be Recognised in England?

If you have been divorced abroad and you are not sure of its legal status, Nelsons Solicitors can help you. The article below goes into a little detail of whether...


Recovering Compensation For Secondary Victim Injury Claims

In the recent case of Re (A Minor by her Mother and Litigation Friend) & Others v Calderdale & Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust [2017] EWHC 824 (QB), the House of...


International Divorce: An Overview Of Jurisdiction

It is thought that in England and Wales approximately 24,000 of the 150,000 annual divorces involve international couples. Those couples need to be aware of the difficulties they may face...


Woman ‘Failed’ By GP Surgery Speaks Out About Cancer

A woman who was on 21 prescription painkillers a day and was still crippled by pain, was wrongly diagnosed with muscular problems – when all the time, she was suffering...


High Court Reject Argos’ Claim For Trade Mark Infringement & Passing Off

In the recent case of Argos Ltd v Argos Systems Inc [2017] EWHC 231 (Ch), the High Court has rejected claims of passing off and trade mark infringement arising out of...


Whistleblowing In A Hospital

Where the making of a disclosure is the principal reason for a dismissal, is the decision-taker’s belief about whether the disclosure is protected relevant? No, held the Court of Appeal in Beatt...


Sickness Absence At Its Lowest Since Records Began

The Office for National Statistics has announced that the number of workers calling in sick (due to illness or physical injury) is at its lowest on record. According to the...


What Can Employers Do To Minimise The Risks Of Social Media Posts?

Imagine the scene: an aggrieved employee takes to social media to vent about a bad day at work. It may pass the employer by – or it may not. One...


Discrimination: Adjustments For Candidate With Asperger’s Syndrome

Was a job applicant with Asperger’s Syndrome discriminated against by being required to sit a psychometric test? Yes, held the EAT in The Government Legal Service v Brookes. The Government...


Breast Cancer Surgeon Who Carried Out Unnecessary Operations to be Sentenced

It has been reported that breast cancer surgeon, Ian Paterson, who was convicted in April 2017 of intentionally wounding patients after he carried out extensive and life-changing operations for no...


The Unfortunate Case Of The Prodigal Son & The Euromillions Winner

In the case of Dawes and Beedle v Dawes and Dawes (unreported), His Honour Judge Gerald has dismissed the claim of a son against his parents for cutting him out of...


Wife Receives Largest Divorce Settlement Recorded

The wife of a Russian born billionaire oil and gas trader has been awarded £453 million in a recent divorce settlement. Hailed to be the largest divorce settlement recorded, the...