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Mouse, LPAs could soon be registered online. Pardoes Solicitors
New proposals for online registration of Lasting Powers of Attorneys

A new consultation has been issued by the Ministry of Justice regarding transforming the current services for registration of LPAs to a digital process via the Office of the Public Guardian...

Court of Law, Employment Law Update
Employers beware - new financial penalties set to come into force from April 2014

Employment Relations Minister, Jo Swinson announced this month that the Government’s new financial penalty in employment tribunal claims will come into force from April 2014. If an employee is...

Universal Credit National Roll Out
Universal Credit National Roll Out

Blog posted by Sarah Doble, Landlord & Tenant expert, Property Litigation team. The Department for Work and Pensions has announced details of the first areas to take Universal Credit claims...

House, Letting Agents
Letting agents who breach duties of disclosure could increasingly face criminal...

The Property Misdescriptions Act 1991 is expected to be repealed later this year. This will potentially see an increase in civil and/or criminal actions being taken by Trading Standards against...

Accident & Emergency department
Increased pressures within Accident and Emergency departments

Blog posted by Jennifer Harris, Paralegal, Medical Negligence team I was interested to read in the news once again this week about the pressure within our Accident and Emergency departments. As...

David Cameron announces new pilot scheme extending GP surgery hours
David Cameron announces new pilot scheme extending GP surgery hours

David Cameron has today announced plans to extend GP surgery hours by piloting a scheme in 9 areas of the country. Under the proposals, GP surgeries will open from 8am to 8pm in a bid to provide...

Cap Reform: Farmers kept waiting for vital details.
Cap Reform: Farmers kept waiting for vital details

Blog posted by Tim Howells, Agricultural Law solicitor, Agricultural & Rural Business team Although the political settlement based upon the European Commission's proposals has answered...

Family image. Pre Nuptial Agreements.
Pre-nups - formula for long lasting love or recipe for disaster?

Blog posted by Imran Khodabocus, Family Law Solicitor  In light of recent news that Tamara Ecclestone, the daughter of the Formula 1 Executive Bernie Ecclestone, has entered into a...

Implied surrender and regrant
Implied Surrender and Regrant

The Court of Appeal has a habit of restating the law in a way which practitioners can find surprising. The implied surrender and regrant of agricultural tenancies by the addition of further land or...

Personal insolvencies fall, more companies go bankrupt
Personal insolvencies fall, more companies go bankrupt

According to the latest figures from the Insolvency Service, the third quarter of the year saw a fall in personal insolvencies in both England and Wales. In the period between July and September,...