Insights 21 September 2018

The rise in medical negligence claims during pregnancy and birth

Recent reports by the NHS have shown that legal actions for medical negligence blunders are still continuing to rise and are costing the NHS millions of pounds per year

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Insights 23 August 2018

Is my personal injury award included in the matrimonial pot if I divorce?

If you’re unfortunate enough to have a personal injury claim in progress at the same time as a divorce, the claim could affect the financial settlement.

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Insights 22 August 2018

How should employers handle allegations of sexual harassment in the workplace?

A recent report from the Women and Equalities Committee suggest how employers should handle allegations of sexual harassment in the workplace.

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Insights 8 August 2018

What to do if you have been injured by a faulty product

If you have been injured as a result of a faulty product, it is important that you seek legal advice as soon as possible

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Insights 6 August 2018

Is it a servitude of access or a public right of way?

A recent case demonstrates how important it is to know the ways to create and differentiate between a servitude of access and a public right of way over another person’s land

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Insights 11 July 2018

Inheritance and cohabiting - what happens if you die without a Will?

The rights of cohabiting couples are not the same as those of married couples or civil partners, and cohabiting couples should clearly state their wishes in a Will

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Insights 4 July 2018

How to plan holidays as a separated parent

Lucy Metcalf highlights some legal and practical issues to think about if you’re planning a holiday without the other parent of your children

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Insights 20 June 2018

Charities: embracing change is a good route to survival

By embracing change, charity trustees can find innovative ways of surviving despite the financial pressures and management demands facing organisations in the third sector

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Insights 8 June 2018

Social media and the workplace – is your policy up-to-date?

Ben Doherty highlights some of the risks employers face when dealing with social media in the workplace and the benefits having a robust policy in place

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Insights 31 May 2018

Five things not to forget when you move home

Moving home can often be a stressful time, and there are often things that slip through the net when you’ve settled into your new home which could be costly if forgotten about

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Insights 28 May 2018

Take care drafting indemnity clauses to avoid misinterpretation

A recent case offers a reminder that the Courts will interpret contentious clauses in a contract in context of the whole agreement

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Insights 23 May 2018

Are there time limits for medical negligence claims in Scotland?

If you have experienced medical negligence the usual time limit for claims is three years, but there are a few exceptions you should be aware of

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