Contractual Disputes In Sports Contracts – Liverpool FC And New Balance

When entering in to a commercial contract, it must be remembered that if a disagreement arises you may find yourself as party to a claim for breach of contract. That...


Statutory Bereavement Damages – How Do You Value A Life?

It is a misconception that a clinical negligence claim involving the death of a loved one will attract the highest possible compensation. Put simply – this just isn’t always the...


Can A Consumer Reject A New Or Used Car?

Rejecting your car under the Consumer Rights Act 2015 When rejecting a new car or used car, many consumers and business of sale are not aware of the operation of...


Clean Growth & The Property Sector – The UK Government Responds To Climate Change

As this century approaches the end of its teens, the UK shows no sign of leaving behind its teenage angst. Recently we have had enough news alerts to fill a...


Adjudications & Residential Occupiers…Is It Time For A Change? Are They Best Served By Being Excluded From Adjudication?

The law relating to adjudications exclude residential occupiers. Should this change? S.106 of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 (Act) provides that the Act will not apply to...


Is It Possible To Have An Amicable Divorce?

If you and your partner have made the difficult decision to divorce then it can be a highly emotive and traumatising experience. Often separating couples become embroiled in disputes regarding...


Sex Abuse Compensation Rules ‘Must Change’

The Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) is a UK Government Scheme designed to compensate innocent victims of violent and/or sexual crime. In a recent article, we reported that Baroness Newlove...


Former Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Partner Ordered To Pay £235,000 Following Sexual Activity With ‘Incapacitated’ Colleague

The Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT) has ruled that Ryan Beckwith, a former Partner at one of London’s high profile law firms, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, has to pay a £35,000 fine...


Refractive Lens Exchange Made My Eyesight Worse – Is There A Solution?

Many of us with poor vision very much dislike wearing glasses every day and the idea of having laser eye surgery to correct your eyesight sounds like a dream! Unfortunately...


Directors’ Liability For Unlawful Dividends

The topical question of directors’ liability for payment of unlawful dividends continues to be controversial with conflicting decisions and views to whether the liability should be strict or fault-based. The...


Woodford Equity Income Fund Closed Down

Yesterday, Link Fund Solutions acting as the Authorised Corporate Director of the LF Woodford Equity Income Fund (“the Woodford Fund”) announced its closure. Woodford Fund closure Link Fund Solutions is...


Wales Manager & Midfielder Criticised Following Head Collision Incident

The subject of head injuries and concussions in sport seems to be a reoccurring one at the moment. The topic came into focus again at the weekend in the Euro...