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Landlord’s threats of legal action amounted to harassment of tenant

The recent Court of Appeal decision in Metropolitan Housing Trust Ltd v Worthington (1) and Parkin (2) alerts landlords to the risk of their dealings with tenants amounting to unlawful harassment.  Housing Management and Litigation experts Karl Anders and Lucie Bryan explain and offer practical advice, which will be of particular interest for social housing providers […]

Cabot SPR appeal: A welcome outcome for unsecured lenders in Scotland

Walker Morris partner Rob Aberdein explains an appeal allowed by the Sheriff Appeal Court which clarifies that the “interventionist and problem-solving approach” required of sheriffs under the new Simple Procedure Rules Simple Procedure Rules (SPR) for low value claims does not extend to undefended claims.  The appeal concerned a number of test cases and will […]

Industry responds to SME access to the FOS

The FCA last week published a suite of responses it has received to a consultation paper (CP18/3) released in January this year setting out the FCA’s proposed changes to the jurisdiction of the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) to open the FOS complaints resolution process to small businesses (SMEs). The fourteen responses published come from a […]

Cyber security, separation and self-protection online

Social media has many benefits, enabling us to keep in touch with old and new friends alike, sharing special moments with ‘followers’, organising events or tracking exercise progress. However, there is a dark side to the web.  Every click, post or search adds to your very own digital footprint, this leaves everyone vulnerable to exploitation. […]

Romanian companies will be able to distribute dividends on a quarterly basis

The Romanian Parliament recently approved the Law on the Amendment and Completion of the Accounting Law No. 82/1991, Amendment and Completion of the Companies Law No. 31/1990 and Amendment and Completion of Law No. 1/2005, on the organisation and functioning of cooperative companies. Before entering into force, the law will have to be promulgated by […]

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Cozen and Wolf enter talks to create 800-lawyer Philly force

Philadelphia firms Cozen O’Connor and Wolf Block Schorr & Solis-Cohen are in merger talks to create Pennsylvania’s largest legal presence. Although the state is home to other sizeable firms such as Duane Morris and Drinker Biddle, a combination between 500-lawyer Cozens and 300-lawyer Wolf Block would give them the most Pennsylvania-based lawyers at one firm, […]

Farrers benefits from English Partnerships hire

Farrer & Co is to reap the expertise of planning law expert Pat Thomas after the firm recruited the former SJ Berwin senior planning and environment partner as a part-time consultant. Thomas quit SJ Berwin after 18 years as a partner at the end of June 2006 to take a consultancy position with the national […]

Standard to attack govt on FOI exemptions

The Freedom of Information Act will face its biggest test today, as the Government readies its appeal against the Evening Standard and the Information Commissioner. The two parties will do battle in the Information Tribunal, arguing over whether the Information Commissioner was right to allow a freedom of information request from Evening Standard education correspondent […]

Bindman leads New Year’s honours list

Geoffrey Bindman QC, the founder of Bindman & Partners, leads the list of lawyers honoured in the New Year’s honours list. Bindman was knighted for his services to human rights. Other lawyers to be knighted were His Honour Stephen Oliver QC, presiding special commissioner and president of the VAT and Duties Tribunal, and director of […]

DWF and Ricksons confirm merger

The merger of northern firms DWF and Ricksons went live on January 1, creating a firm with an annual turnover of more than £50m. As first reported by The Lawyer (11 December), the combined firm, which will assume the DWF name, will employ around 800 people in four cities, namely Manchester, Liverpool, Preston and Leeds. […]

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