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Online Divorce – a step in the right direction

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HM Courts & Tribunal Service (HMCTS) has recently rolled out a scheme, initially piloted by a few firms, on a national level, allowing solicitors access to the online divorce service previously only available to individuals. So what are the advantages of divorcing online, and why should you get a solicitor to do what you can do yourself?

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Why we should be cautious about relying on AI for cancer diagnosis

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Do advances in AI diagnosis of breast cancer represent a revolution in medicine, or are they something to be concerned about? Rosie Hodgetts, a specialist from our Medical Negligence department, thinks the answer is somewhere in between.

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Has Spring Fair lost its sparkle?

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Stephen Welfare at Spring Fair 2020

Your intrepid intellectual property lawyer has once again packed his briefcase and set off to Britain’s second largest city for the annual Trade Fair at the NEC.

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Promotion Agreements – 10 things for landowners to think about

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Promoters have become an established part of the world of development. By entering into an agreement (known as a Promotion Agreement) with them landowners can use the skill, knowledge and funds of an experienced developer to obtain planning permission for their land, even if not currently earmarked for development.

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Royds Withy King birth injury specialists represent young boy in £23 million action for negligent care to his mother

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Our specialist birth injury team has represented a young boy in an action regarding negligent care provided to his mother at St Michael’s Hospital in Bristol.

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Why should you avoid quick-sale estate agents?

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The creation of online search portals for buying homes was a game changer for people looking to buy a house but it also changed the landscape for estate agents. But has this change marked an improvement in how we buy and sell houses? 

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Is Entrepreneurs’ Relief really ‘at risk’? What to expect from today’s budget…

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The issue of whether entrepreneurs’ relief (ER) will be scrapped in the Budget remains on the agenda, but you need to act now, says Iain Butler, a Corporate Partner in our Private Wealth team.

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Working on an International Scale

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With many global clients, a significant amount of Royds Withy King’s work is international. We regularly work for both private individuals and businesses to meet their legal requirements around the world.

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Total repair of brachial plexus injuries? An exciting new development

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Joachim Stanley takes a look at a new development in treatment of brachial plexus injury which could changes the lives of those living with Erb’s palsy.

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What’s occurring? Key employment law changes in 2020

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Our Health & Social Care team brings you an overview of the key employment law changes in 2020. The legal developments to keep on your radar are:

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What is it like to be a young carer?

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To mark Young Carers Awareness Day Sarah White, a solicitor in our Medical Negligence team, looks into what it is like for young carers looking after family members who have suffered a brain injury and what support is available to them.

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Lacking clinical evidence and causing injury – the ever-growing case against mesh implants

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A lack of sufficient clinical tests carried out on multiple surgical meshes before they are used to treat hernia patients has caused a new wave of concern amongst healthcare professionals.

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