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2 December 2010

Damages: Property Rights

Damages for interference with property rights The High Court has recently awarded damages of £448,553 (including exemplary damages of £60,000) against a busines ... Read more...

30 November 2010

Pre Nuptial and Post Nuptial Agreements

The Legality of Pre-nuptial and Post-nuptial Agreements There has been much debate on the legality or otherwise of Pre-nuptial Agreements.  The main objection i ... Read more...

24 November 2010

The dangers of using social media in a work-related context

Two recent cases concerning the use of social media by employees highlight the importance for employers of having a clear policy on the use of such public forum ... Read more...

17 November 2010

Insurance Cover for Commercial Properties

A recent Court of Appeal decision reinforces the importance for businesses of having insurance cover for losses occasioned by fire on their premises. The decisi ... Read more...

17 November 2010

O'Neill Patient raises money for Children in Need

O'Neill Patient are pleased to announce that we managed to raise £775.00 for Children in Need last week. It is a great charity that O'Neill Patient continues to ... Read more...

12 November 2010

Employment Issues: Flexible Working

The government has announced that the right to request flexible working will be extended to parents with children under 18 from April 2011. We have published a  ... Read more...

10 November 2010

SDLT Payments: Impact of VAT increases

Impact of VAT Increase on SDLT and leases On 4 January 2011, the standard rate of VAT will increase from 17.5% to 20%. HM Revenue & Customs has issued guidance ... Read more...

8 November 2010

Rights of Light

A recent High Court case has provided a warning to developers to resolve any potential rights of light issues before starting development. In this particular ca ... Read more...

3 November 2010

Equal Love Campaign

Equal love campaign - A legal challenge on the basis of human rights legislation. On the 9th November, Tom Freeman and Katherine Doyle, a heterosexual couple ar ... Read more...

25 October 2010

Freezing Injunctions: Commercial Disputes

The High Court has imposed custodial sentences on two defendants who had been found to be in contempt of court after breaching a freezing injunction over a comp ... Read more...

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