Daughter Makes Successful Inheritance Act Claim Despite Cutting Herself Off From The Family For At Least 10 Years!

Under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependents) Act 1975 (Act), individuals are able to make a claim against a deceased’s estate even when they have not been provided for...


The ‘Golden’ (But Not Compulsory) Rule

Goss-Custard and another v Templeman and others [2020] EWHC 632 (Ch) Lord Templeman was known as the High Court Judge who laid down the ‘Golden Rule’ formulated in Kenward v...


Constructive Dismissal – The Last Straw

Can a claim for constructive dismissal succeed even where the “last straw” tipping the employee into resigning is completely innocuous? Yes, held the Employment Appeal Tribunal in the recent case of...


Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme

The Government’s new online service enabling qualifying employers to reclaim COVID-19-related statutory sick pay (SSP) went live this morning (26th May 2020). Coronavirus SSP Rebate Scheme explained The SSP Rebate...


Misrepresentation & Entire Agreement Clauses – Ensuring Your Contract Contains Everything You Want It To

Many may be surprised to discover that sometimes, despite one party to a contract making misrepresentations which have induced the other into a contract, the contract can still (in some...


How Can Landlords Manage Cash Flow During COVID-19?

Commercial landlords across the UK are increasingly concerned about the economic impact the coronavirus pandemic is having on their tenants and property portfolio. Our expert Commercial Property team has been...


The Future Fund

The Future Fund opened for applications on Wednesday 20th May 2020. The new Government scheme offers convertible loans to UK businesses ranging from £125,000 to £5 million, the loan amount...


Is Adjudication The Route To Cash In The Current Crisis?

These are unprecedented times with restrictions of movement and restrictions on how business can be conducted. Companies trading under construction contracts have, however, an advantage over those companies that trade...


Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) – The Position Of Employees In An Administration

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) is a scheme implemented by the Government designed to enable employers to manage the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on businesses. Under the CJRS, employees...


Are Traditional ‘No Win No Fee’ Agreements Really Gone?

Prior to the Jackson Reforms being implemented in 2013, a Conditional Fee Agreement (also known as a ‘no win no fee’ agreement) was a contract between a solicitor and their...


Post-Lockdown Perspective – Green Leases – The Eco-Friendly Lease

Many companies and individuals have used the coronavirus lockdown period to reflect and take stock of what is important to them and, for many, lockdown has triggered a shift towards...


Coronavirus Crisis & Child Arrangements Orders – Updated Guidance For Separated Parents

At the start of lockdown, the Government guidance was clear – we all had to ‘stay at home’, ‘protect the NHS’ and ‘save lives’. The Prime Minister Boris Johnson has...


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