Posted by Jessica Burston,
Last month [October] it was widely reported in the trade and national press that Reigate High Street Jewellers, Phillip Lloyd Jewellers (“PLJ”) lost its Court case against a disgruntled customer over a lost diamond. PLJ has been ordered to compensate the customer up to £30,000.
Family law solicitors are seeing an increasing trend in people wanting to save costs and do their own DIY divorce. This may be very tempting, but it could be laying the foundations for a disruptive, upsetting, and expensive dispute years down the the line.
The notion of “no fault divorce” is one that has long been promised, but for couples looking to separate without having to apportion blame, it has been frustratingly out of reach.
However pressure for change has been building and it finally looks like the unfairness of the fault based system is set to end.
As the Club prepares to resume the season, Stuart spoke to us about how he has been re-engaging with players after the enforced layoff.
Here he shares his thoughts on motivation, teamwork and leadership.
There has been a lot for private equity (PE) funders to deal with in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. Understandably short-term focus has been on supporting existing portfolio companies, but the expertise and resilience of PE funders (and their advisers) combined with a strong appetite to do deals means that PE-backed buy-outs and bolt-on acquisitions are likely to have a central role in the drive towards recovery.
Associate Beth Heley in our Residential Property, Farms & Estates looks at the pros and cons of a simultaneous exchange and completion for residential property sales and purchases, as the country awaits guidance on easing the current lockdown measures.
The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted many, if not all, areas of our personal and business lives. But one area that has ground to a halt is the housing market. So if you were in the process of buying a house, or were looking whilst the lockdown took effect, we have put together a few FAQs for house buying during coronavirus.
Employment law, and employment lawyers, are in the spotlight during the unfolding coronavirus crisis, with employees looking to have their concerns addressed, and companies looking to do right by their workforce.
Maggie Powell of Royds Withy King Solicitors was instructed by Mrs X to pursue a claim for compensation following the sad death of her husband at the age of 67 in April 2017.