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Is a worker employed or self-employed?

June 2018

Following a recent high profile Court case, partner Andrew Bryan poses the Question “When is a worker an employee rather than a self-employed contractor?”

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Commonhold – a different option for owning property

June 2018

Partner, Liz Moger, comments that the Law Commission is asking flat owners, housebuilders, mortgage lenders and lawyers to help shape a law which could help people own their flats outright.

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Your rights do not depend upon your knowledge of them

April 2018

A recent ruling from the Court of Appeal has underlined the fact that a United Kingdom citizen’s rights do not depend upon their knowledge of them. Partner Andrew Bryan said, “This is a relatively simple case but it has profound and positive implications for the protection of UK citizens by the courts”.

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Patients have a right to all relevant information

March 2018

A woman has won damages in a medical negligence claim on behalf of her son for injuries sustained at his birth. The case centred around a doctor’s duty to ensure that patients are aware of any material risks involved in any recommended treatment.

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The Validity of an Informal Will

October 2017

Lauren McIntosh, associate in our Wills and Probate team, makes an observation on a recent Australian case regarding the validity of an informal will.

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Holiday Sickness Claims on the Increase

August 2017

UK holidaymakers returning from abroad are being warned about the consequences of making a false claim for sickness.

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