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  • Personal Injury - 27, July

    Slippers and Trippers

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    Posted by Hamish MacBean

    Download a round up of The Highways and Occupiers’ Liability Acts by Hamish MacBean from 2012. Hamish’s practice is wide-ranging, encompassing a mix of personal injury and general civil litigation work. His experience of court work includes involvement in fast and multi-track trials, interim hearings and detailed assessments of costs. Hamish is a forceful and … Continue reading Slippers and Trippers

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  • Personal Injury - 27, July

    Fatal Accident Claims

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    Posted by Chris Taylor

    INTRODUCTION Claims arising from the death of a party due to the negligence of others are frequently encountered but involve complex issues and are deserving of special attention. The article below sets out the bare bones of a seminar undertaken in October 2015 and to be repeated in 2016. THE LEGAL FRAMEWORK The estates’ claim … Continue reading Fatal Accident Claims

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  • Employment - 27, July
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    Open Justice or a Gossip’s Charter?

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    Posted by Charles Murray

    It was not that long ago that the Ministry of Justice told us it would be ditching its copies of old employment tribunal judgments.  From the Autumn 2016, it seems that judgments are going to be available online for all to see.  Presumably the service will be similar to that offered by the Employment Appeal … Continue reading Open Justice or a Gossip’s Charter?

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