By David Asker What is the best method to remove trespassers from a doorway within the curtilage of a non-residential property together with their belongings? My client (local authority) owns the freehold of the premises. Where trespassers, for example rough sleeper, refuse or simply fail to move from a doorway when asked politely to do […]
By David Asker The Government looks set to introduce a compulsory redress scheme for private landlords. The redress scheme will enable tenants to complain through a ‘housing complaints resolution service’ allowing them to have quick access to resolve problems and issues they face with their housing. The idea being that anyone, no matter what the […]
By David Asker In the past year there have been many changes and updates that have impacted across the gig economy, as well as many high-profile cases involving gig economy employees and their employers, including Uber and Pimlico Plumbers. We have looked at what to expect in the year ahead in terms of employment law.
By David Asker After a recent challenge to the way the Universal Credit system works The High Court ruled that the interpretation of the Universal Credit regulations is ‘unlawful’. The claim was due to the fact that the assessment periods would sometimes mean that the claimant was assessed as having been paid twice in one period […]
By David Asker Can legal costs be recovered from the tenants using Money Claim Online? You can claim the court fee costs but unfortunately not any other legal fees. The nature of the small claims court is that it is easy to use so therefore legal assistance should not be necessary. Can I use HCEO […]
Every year, as a part of the Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Awards, RSG Consulting evaluates new solutions developed by law firms and corporate legal departments. Designed to improve legal service delivery and client engagement, many of the winning solutions are built using the HighQ platform. Download the ebook to explore how these elements of innovation […]
The Hon’ble Supreme Court (SC), in its recent decision in the matter of M/s Hindon Forge Pvt. Ltd. & Anr. v State of Uttar Pradesh [(Civil Appeal No 10873 of 2018 along with Civil Appeal No 10874 of 2018)] (Appeals) held that a borrower can prefer an application under Section 17 (1) of the Securitization […]
By Anthony Partridge, Fraser Allister The Cayman Islands’ Formal Validity of Wills (Persons Dying Abroad) Law, 2018 came into effect on 1 February 2019. The law is important to people who own shares in Cayman Islands companies or have interests in Cayman Islands investment funds for example, and offers far greater flexibility for international clients who wish […]
In a legal first, Brexit prevents High Court from clarifying if it has jurisdiction in a human rights claim against the EU. The Kosovo victims of serious human rights abuses from two decades ago bring damages claims against the EU. On 13 February 2019 the High Court in the case of Tomanovic v EU  […]
By James Foster, Courtney Rothery We have authored the inaugural UAE chapter in the annual Guide to Litigation Funding published by Law Business Research (part of the “Getting the Deal Through” series). This is the third edition of the global survey of the law and practice of litigation funding. With the third-party funding of litigation and arbitration […]
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Flexible legal resources provider Axiom has filed for an IPO after several years of deliberation, in a bid to obtain extra investment for further expansion. The provider has submitted a draft registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission in New York, but the filing did not disclose a range for the pricing of shares or […]
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang has expanded the reach of its in-house startup accelerator to about 20 countries, expecting to engage 150 startups worldwide by the end of the year. The programme, dubbed CMS EquIP, provides startups and businesses at various stages of development access to potential investors and discounted legal support from the firm’s fee-earners. […]
Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft is to move from its City home in Dashwood House to 100 Bishopsgate when the building is completed. The firm’s London head Greg Petrick has set out a gauntlet for growth, with the US firm taking enough space for 120 lawyers in the new building. The London headcount is currently at […]
Flybmi has become the latest airline to enter into administration, with the company citing Brexit uncertainty as one of the main reasons for its collapse. DWF is acting for the administrators BDO, with a team led by Leeds-based associate partner Matthew Brown. The airline cancelled all flights over the weekend with immediate effect. DWF is understood to […]
Former Linklaters marketing head Frank Mellish has agreed to destroy documents shared between him and the firm, in relation to matters he said would expose “the ongoing struggle [the firm] has with women in the workplace”.