Importance of Due Diligence Stressed in Lambson Case

  According to specialist construction lawyer, Deborah Ritchie, the judgement in Lambson Fine Chemicals Ltd v Merlion serves as a reminder of the importance of carrying out thorough due diligence,...


Nelsons Acts For All About Group in Merger To Create UK’s Largest Financial Services Lead Generator

Nelsons has acted for Leicester-based All About Group in a six figure deal in which All About joins forces with Leadbay in Bristol to create the largest financial services lead...


New Fines Regime for Serious Data Breaches from April 6th

A data protection specialist at Nelsons warns that from 6th April 2010, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) will have new powers to fine organisations up to £500,000 for serious breaches...


Commendable Practices Ensures Nelsons Retains Award For Excellence

Nelsons has retained its Lexcel accreditation – the Law Society’s coveted quality standard for effective practice management and excellence in client care – with assessors reporting ‘commendable practices’ and a...


New Head of Commercial Property Remains Optimistic

According to a Leicester property lawyer, opportunities are emerging in some sectors in the region despite current economic pressures. James Coningsby, who has been appointed as the new head of...


Mediation Set to Rise in Light of Ministry of Justice Budget Cuts, Says Nelsons

News that Anna Beasley, Director General of Finance for the Ministry of Justice, has plans to cut budgets by £2billion threatens to reduce the efficiencies of the Court system through...


Nelsons Adds to Commerce & Technology Team to Create one of Largest in Region

East Midlands’ law firm Nelsons has expanded its Commerce and Technology Group with the appointment of three solicitors, making the team of six one of the largest in the region. Led by...


Nelsons Appoints New Family Law Solicitor

Nelsons has appointed Emma Davies as a solicitor in its family law team at its Nottingham office. Emma, who will provide advice on all aspects of family law, joins Nelsons...


Nelsons Wins Settlement in Tesco Door Injury Case

Nelsons has won settlement in a claim for damages for the estate of Margaret Buxton, 84 of Nottingham, who died from complications after automatic doors in a Tesco Extra Store...


Crossrail cost-saving delay gives time for wider public procurement review

Confirmation by Crossrail that it has deferred tendering for rolling stock to save money and because of a Government review of public procurement is a welcome move, but a wider...


Vicarious liability for a “borrowed” employee

In Biffa Waste Services Ltd and Another v Maschinenfabrik Ernst Hese GmbH and Others the Court of Appeal overturned a High Court decision that a contractor was vicariously liable for...


Nelsons Partner Qualifies As Mediation Lawyer

A partner in the Family Law team at Nelsons, Caroline Elliott has qualified as a mediator under a Law Society approved training programme and becomes one of only three family...