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The Ahead of the Curve podcast

Take a listen to our Ahead of the Curve podcast for views on legal issues and other grey matters from leading experts, experienced solicitors from our firm, and special guests .

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Previous episodes

Episode 8. #StopThePressure – what you need to know about pressure sores

For #StopThePressure day, an awareness day on pressure sores, our podcast spoke to case managers Annabelle Lofthouse and Catrin May from Breakthrough Case Management, as well as our own experts Stuart Brazington and Simon Elliman, on how pressure sores can be managed and why it’s important to do so vigilantly.

(Bonus Episode) Talking Lease Renewals: Section 26 requests, and Grounds of Opposition under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954

Jasmine Mahboobani, a solicitor in our Property Disputes team, and Elizabeth Dwomoh, a barrister from Lamb Chambers, discuss lease renewals. Specifically: section 26 requests and the Grounds of Opposition under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954.

Episode 7. How does memory loss affect people after brain injury?

As part of ABI Week 2020, and for Headway’s ‘Memory Loss: A Campaign To Remember’, we spoke to representatives from Headway E London and Headway Oxfordshire, to find our more about how memory loss affects people’s lives after brain injury.

(Bonus Episode) Turnover rents – what landlords and retailers need to know

On October 2020’s rent payment day, we released this replay of a webinar on turnover rent agreements with retail and real estate specialists Bharat Nahar and Vicky Hernandez.

Episode 6. Cauda equina syndrome – what you need to know in 2020

Ahead of the Cauda Equina Syndrome Association (CESA)‘s first awareness day on 1 October 2020, we spoke to Victoria Main – a Trustee and Peer Support Champion at CESA – and Simon Elliman from our Medical Negligence team about the impact of COVID-19 on those with the condition.

Episode 5. Talking to Katrina Hart about mental and physical health in lockdown

For Mental Health Awareness Week, and during lockdown, we spoke to Paralympian and Commonwealth Gold Medallist Katrina Hart, who is sponsored by our Medical Negligence team, about how she is keeping mentally and physically healthy whilst isolating.

Episode 4. How does brain injury rehab work in the UK?

We have also previously spoken to Julian Harriss, an expert in brain injury rehabilitation. We talked to him about the state of rehabilitation in the UK and ways of approaching this complicated issue.

Episode 3. Leasehold: polish or abolish?

We’ve spoken to Peter Foskett and Sarah Taylor from our property teams about leaseholds, with an appearance from Harry Scoffin, an expert in leasehold.

Episode 2. Mark Hambleton: Should bike helmets be made compulsory in the UK?

Next up, in time for Road Safety Week 2018, we spoke to Mark Hambleton (of our cycling accidents team) about his view on cycling helmets and making them compulsory in the UK – an issue which he has previously raised in our Ahead of the Curve magazine.

Episode 1. Philip Banks-Welsh on drone law

Our first episode was on the subject of drone law, where we talk to Philip Banks-Welsh (of our drones legal advice team) about how he sees the law at the moment, where he thinks it should go, and what this means for the general public.

Contact us Have any questions for our podcast team? Feel free to send them to host Steve Wake.