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Information Technology

How to Draft a Watertight Software Agreement

If you are selling or developing software, it is imperative that you have robust agreements drafted when dealing with customers and suppliers. more

Commercial Property

Keeping Up Shop

When you enter into a commercial lease, it is imperative that you know what your maintenance and repair obligations are, and that you do not bind yourself to onerous responsibilities when negotiating the tenancy agreement. more


Civil Litigation

The Power of a Part 36 Settlement

Most people believe that if they engage a solicitor in a dispute they will end up in court. Fortunately, both in terms of time, stress and your bank balance, this is not the case. In fact, very few people who begin litigation ever see the inside of a courtroom. This is because most cases are settled before their day in court arrives. more

Professional Negligence

Time-Barred! – Avoiding the Professional Negligence Limitation Period

Professional negligence can cost individuals and businesses a great deal of time, money and stress. You must make a claim for compensation within six years of the breach of contract or loss resulting from the negligent act occurring, otherwise you claim will be barred by the court for being out of time. more

Information Technology

How Can I Protect My Privacy Online?

The highly controversial Investigatory Powers Act 2016 - or snooper’s charter has been effectively passed into law and will come into effect at the end of the year. Internet service providers will be required, by law, to keep records of every website (not pages) you visit on the internet for a minimum of 12 months and make them available to the Government it requested. more


Professional Negligence

Professional Rip-Off?

In today’s high-tech, highly-specialised world, we are more reliant than ever on professionals to provide us with advice that we must rely on fully, because frankly, most of the time we have no clue about the particular issue or area they are advising us on. more


Employment

Blowing The Whistle

If you are dismissed because you, ‘blew the whistle’ on an issue at your place of work, the dismissal is classed as automatically unfair and you will be entitled to damages. more

Personal Injury

Sexual Abuse in Football – Can Compensation Be Claimed By The Victims?

Last week the nation was shocked by a number of professional footballers coming forward to claim that as children, they had been sexually abused by their coaches. more


Professional Negligence

Can You Sue Your Vet If Your Pet Is Injured or Dies In Their Care?

Losing your beloved pet is a traumatic event and for many, just as painful as losing a family member. If your pet’s death was a result of negligent treatment by the vet who was supposed to care for them, or veterinary treatment caused your pet serious injury, do you have a right to claim compensation? We investigate. more

Commercial Law

Is Your Business Prepared For The New Immigration Law Changes?

In November 2016 and April 2017 a number of changes to the Immigration Rules will come into force. They mainly affect the Tier 2 (General) and Tier 2 (Intra-company Transfer) Visa categories and UK Sponsor Licence programme. more

Personal Injury

Claiming Compensation for Child Abuse

If you have suffered physical or sexual abuse as a child it is possible to claim compensation if the local authority failed to protect you from your abuser/s. more


Residential Property

Stop Noisy Neighbours - Legal Advice

Britain is a crowded little island; home to 64.1 million people. So like it or not (and most people don’t), living here means residing very close to your neighbours. more


Residential Property

All you Need to Know About Stamp Duty Land Tax

Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) was introduced on 1st December 2003 to replace stamp duty. Stamp duty was a charge on documents and was easily avoided by ensuring that there was no 'stampable' document. SDLT does not depend on documents. It is a tax on land transactions and aims to capture any transfer or creation of value in land for consideration. more

Family

How to Get an Occupation Order

If you are in an abusive relationship, you are entitled to seek an occupation order so you can make your partner move out of the family home or gain access to the property if they have barred you from it. more

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