#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 Not To Do When Pleading A Defamation Claim

Webb v Jones [2021] EWHC 1618 (QB) Case summary The Claimant (Sharon Webb) brought a libel claim concerning several posts by the Defendant (Claire Jones) to a private Facebook Group...


A Claim Against Trustee For Pension Arrears

Typical pension schemes operate by way of a Trustee managing the pension and payments are made to the beneficiary in accordance with the rules of the scheme. It is the...


Wagatha Christie Continues…But Only In Part

The ongoing libel case between Vardy and Rooney has reached another important milestone. The previous stages of the case have been detailed in our previous blogs, which can be found...


How To Rectify Any Inaccuracies On Your Credit File

You have the right to access any of the data held about you by any of the Credit Reference Agencies (CRA). The request can either be made verbally or in...


Court Rules That Landlord Was Not Required To Provide An EPC For A Pre-2015 Tenancy

In a judgment handed down by the Court of Appeal in the case of Minister v Hathaway [2021] EWCA Civ 936, it was ruled that the Landlords of an assured...


Overhaul Of GDPR Following Brexit?

The UK’s current data protection laws are predominantly based on EU legislation. This was necessary to ensure the UK, as a member of the EU, complied with the necessary regulations....


Is The Britney Spears Conservatorship Battle A Good Comparison To The UK Court Of Protection?

In one of our previous blogs, we considered the differences between a conservatorship and deputyship, being the UK equivalent. Britney Spears’ legal battle has again been in the press and...


General Practice Data For Planning & Research (GPDPR) – Should You Be Opting Out?

The NHS has plans to upload the medical data of 55 million patients onto an electronic database that they will share with third parties for research and development purposes. This...


Can I Sue The Funeral Home For A Dispute Over Ashes?

The burial arrangements of a deceased person, including the spreading of ashes, is an important process following the death of a loved one for many people. This can provide closure...


Prevalence Of Cybersecurity Attacks

It is clear that cybercriminals have viewed Covid-19 and the various lockdowns as a great opportunity to increase their targeted efforts against both individuals and companies. The scale of cyber...


Treasury Considering Taxes On Pensions To Help Pay For Covid-19 Response

The Telegraph has recently reported how Treasury officials are drawing up plans for a pensions tax raid in the autumn to help pay for heightened public spending during the Covid-19...