UK Civil Litigation: The Brexit Effect

19 July

The outcome of June’s EU referendum has caused shockwaves across political and economic spectrums and it is almost certain to affect the legal sphere as well...


Large increases to Court fees – concern for access to justice?

17 December

On 9 March 2015 the court fees payable to commence a claim worth £10,000 or more significantly increased, creating a number of concerns about the impact this may have on access to justice.


Drive to promote apprenticeships as a credible alternative to university

26 August
The minimum wage for apprentices is set to rise shortly, as part of a drive to increase
the number of apprenticeships available in England and Wales.

Recovery of Commercial Rent Arrears

30 June

The Introduction of CRAR – Landlords Beware


From April this year, the Landlord-friendly remedy of distress against a tenant in rent arrears was abolished and in its place is a new regime known...

Change in distance and doorstep selling regulations – are you ready?

12 June

Further to our briefing note in January (found here: the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Payments) Regulations 2013 will be coming into f...

Dispute Resolution: 5 Tips for Avoiding Litigation

19 February

As solicitors we know that disputes are sometimes unavoidable and litigation is the only way to resolve a disagreement, recover a debt or determine a party’s liability. The majority of commercial disputes never reach trial because the par...

Commercial Know-How: E-Commerce Website

31 January

In the second of our know-how articles on operating a business website, we look at e-commerce and outline the requirements imposed by the Distance Selling Regulations, new consumer regulations (coming into force in June 2014) and other issues.<...

Dispute Resolution: The Big Bang Reforms

28 October

The world of litigation has been turned on its head with the long-awaited reforms recommended by Lord Justice Jackson having been brought in on 1 April 2013 through a combination of legislation, regulations and rule changes.  Although the ...

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