27/10/20

Can I make a claim against a Will under the Inheritance Act?

There may come a time when you feel aggrieved that you have been left out of a Will, or you have not been left as …

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07/08/20

Contested Probate

The COVID-19 pandemic has created an increase in the number of people seeking to make Wills. This has posed numerous issues for Probate practitioners given …

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Laura Wright
16/06/20

Could help be on the way from the proposed Moratorium Process within the Corporate Governance and Insolvency Bill?

The Corporate Governance and Insolvency Bill was first presented to Parliament on 20 May 2020. It has received its third reading in the House of …

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08/06/20

Housing possession suspension extended

At the onset of coronavirus restrictions the government announced a suspension of all housing possession proceedings until June 25 2020; the aim being to protect …

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Courtroom
18/05/20

Covid-19 Lockdown – Impact on the Court System

The beginning of the end of a paper-based Court system? In July 2016, the Civil Courts Structure Review prepared by Lord Justice Briggs proposed a …

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Lawyer advising her clients
15/03/18

Great Expectations

On 7 February 2018, a Court decided the case of Mr Faiz Siddiqui and Oxford University. Mr Siddiqui had sued Oxford University, claiming that poor …

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27/02/17

Law Changes to Combat the Cruelty of Puppy Farming

CHANGES IN THE LAW Smaller and commercial breeders will have to meet a ‘strict welfare criteria’ Those breeding three or more litters a year will …

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23/12/16

Outrage at Scotland’s plans to create first Industrial Puppy Farm

East Ayrshire Council are currently considering the proposal for an Industrial Puppy Farm. Although it has been met with fierce objection by locals. The farming …

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29/11/16

SHOULD POLICE DOGS BE GIVEN THE SAME LEGAL STATUS AS OFFICERS?

The Home Office appears to think not. However, a Petition calling for a change in the law has been set up as a result of …

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18/11/16

DOG OWNERSHIP AND THE LAW

Dog Ownership laws can be difficult to swallow for many people as dogs are considered property under the law despite the emotional attachments owners have …

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20/10/16

Dangerous Dogs Act Needs Banning

DANGEROUS DOGS ACT NEEDS BANNING (Not the so-called “Dangerous Dogs”) The Dangerous Dogs Act (DDA) is flawed and does not protect the public from dangerous …

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