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...


Beauty Treatments, Tattoos & Piercing Injury Claims

When receiving any beauty treatment, tattoo or piercing, it is important to be aware of any health risks that might be involved. Suffering an injury as a result of a...


Kinship Care In A State Of Crisis According To Grandparents Plus

A recent survey published by charity, Grandparents Plus, has reported that kinship care in the UK is in a state of chaos and confusion due to the way in which...


The Taboo Of Pregnancy & Infant Loss – Let’s Talk About It

It is a taboo subject isn’t it, talking about early or late miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, termination on serious medical grounds, stillbirth or infant death? Here in the Clinical Negligence team...


What Is Double Value & Double Rent?

When a commercial tenant remains in a property after the day on which its contractual tenancy has ended, landlords may be able to penalise the tenant, financially, for remaining in...


Baby Loss Awareness Week 2019

Often completely unpreventable, sadly, the death of a baby is not a rare event. It can happen to anyone. Unfortunately, at Nelsons, we often see clients who have suffered the...


Bad Blood? Taylor Swift’s “Lover” Application Refused

Whether you’re a fan of her music or not, you cannot deny that Taylor Swift is not only a very successful singer songwriter but that she is also an astute...