Christmas Contact Arrangements For Separated Parents

Christmas is traditionally a time for families to come together and celebrate – but it can be heart-breaking for separated parents and their children. Contact arrangements during the festive season...


Christmas Work Parties & Social Events – Employer Risks & Responsibilities

With the festive season now in full swing and despite this Christmas once again being different as a result of the pandemic, many employers and their workers will want to...


Is Evidence Of Other Publications Harmful To The Claimant Admissible In A Defamation Case?

We recently reported on the case of Wright v McCormack (see here), where we discussed the aspect of that case relating to the amendment of pleadings after the expiration of...


Medical Experts In Medical Negligence Claims

The success of a medical negligence claim is reliant on supportive evidence from medical experts. Who is a medical expert? A medical expert is a medical professional who has undertaken...


Obtaining Information About A Protected Party In The Court Of Protection

Very recently, in a decision by Senior Judge Hilder, the media were permitted to report the name of a protected party – Tony Hickmott –who has been embroiled in Court of Protection...


Good Divorce Week 2021

29th November 2021 saw the start of Good Divorce Week, an annual campaign organised by Resolution. The main initiative of this year’s campaign is to raise awareness about how parents...


Key Implications For Attorneys & Prospective Deputies Of Residential Landlords

Rental properties can be a very beneficial investment as the owner can retain the capital equitable value of the property (and hope that the market value will also increase over time)...


Should Younger Protected Parties Remain With Their Family Or Live Independently?

Many young adults in the UK live with disabilities, and some lack capacity to make decisions for themselves about where they should live, who they should live with, and what...


Carole Is Not ‘Kitten’ Around – Netflix Star Brings Court Case Against Streaming Service

Much to the delight of the general public, Netflix announced that hit show “Tiger King” is gracing our screens once again, with a second season. Famous for its big and outlandish...


Deeds Of Variation – Converting Ground Rent Clauses To RPI Linked Clauses

Due to the recent negative publicity around doubling and other types of escalating ground rents, a number of freeholders and their managing agents have been writing to homeowners sending offers...


The Effect Of An RPI Increase On Ground Rent Clauses

Economists had predicted that the Retail Price Index (RPI) was set to increase by the end of the year. Since March 2021, as there has been a steep increase in...


Cost Of Living Rises As Prices Surge

Last week saw UK inflation surging to its highest level for a decade, hitting 4.2% in October. This was both higher than the markets expected and more than twice the...