Challenges From Beneficiaries & Conflicts – The Risks For Executors

Taking on the role of an estate executor can present challenges and sometimes the stance taken by beneficiaries can exacerbate this. This can happen in a number of ways. The...


Use Of A Life Interest Trust In A Will

Standard Wills for a couple might leave all the estate of the first person to die to the surviving person in the relationship, with the survivor’s estate being inherited after...


Buying & Selling A Business

The decision to buy or sell a business can be a tough one, and may be based on a number of differing financial or commercial factors. A sale and purchase...


Johnson & Johnson Ordered To Pay $4.7bn In American Cancer Case

According to a recent article on the BBC News website, 22 women who allege that they developed ovarian cancer from using the Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder and other talc...


Personal Injury Claims – General Damages & Special Damages

There are two main categories of compensation that you can recover in a personal injury claim – these are known as General Damages and Special Damages. A solicitor handling your personal injury case may...


Government Proposes No Changes To UK Employment Laws After Brexit

Following the release of the much anticipated Brexit White Paper, the Government has proposed that there will be no significant changes to UK employment laws when the country leaves the...


Cabinet Reshuffle Prompts Appointment Of New Housing Minister

The ramifications of the latest cabinet reshuffle means another shake up in the UK property sector with the now former Housing Minister, Dominic Raab, appointed as Brexit Secretary of State....


The BBC Reports On Salary

The BBC has this week published its annual report which lists the salaries of its top-paid on-screen and on-air presenters for the last financial year, with the top 12 earners all...


NHS Vaginal Mesh Operations

Following a review which looked at the harm suffered by women who received vaginal mesh implants for stress urinary incontinence, the BBC has reported that NHS England have put in...


St Mary’s Hospital (Isle Of Wight) To Remain In Special Measures

In June 2014, the Care Quality Commission (the “CQC”) rated the Isle of Wight NHS Trust, the Trust responsible for St Mary’s Hospital along with other services, as “requires improvement”....


Prenuptial Agreements – An Overview

What is a Prenuptial Agreement (Prenup)? A prenuptial agreement (or pre-marital agreement) is an agreement made by a couple before they marry or enter into a civil partnership. It sets...


Japanese Knotweed: Court Rules That Landowners Are Entitled To Damages From Network Rail

The Court of Appeal has ruled that two property owners, whose homes have been affected by Japanese knotweed, should be entitled to damages due to the structural damage caused to...