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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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Field (trip) of dreams?

Now that the royals are not only commoners but even do their own shopping (granted, it’s at Waitrose), the socially privileged have just a little less cachet to play with. Especially now that a group of top UK law firms, led by Allen & Overy senior partner David Morley, have congregated to offer quality work […]

DLA Piper builds Sydney with AAR hire

DLA Piper has appointed veteran corporate lawyer Warwick Painter as a partner in its Sydney office. Painter was previously a partner at Australian “Big Six” firm Allens Arthur Robinson (AAR) for 11 years. Painter’s practice focuses on advising on high profile and complex mergers and acquisitions, capital raisings and restructurings. He also advises on regulatory […]

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Australian top 30 financial results: mid-tier soar, top-tier sluggish

Mid-tier law firms in Australia are the biggest winner in terms of revenue growth in the past two years, according to the latest Top 30 Law Firm list released by Australia’s BRWmagazine. Mid-tier law firms in Australia are the biggest winner in terms of revenue growth in the past two years, according to the latest […]

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Walker Morris litigation executive convicted of defrauding firm of £11,000

A former Walker Morris litigation executive has been sentenced to a nine-month suspended jail term after she stole more than £11,000 from the firm. A former Walker Morris litigation executive has been sentenced to a nine-month suspended jail term after she stole more than £11,000 from the firm. Lynne Morley, 39, who worked as a […]

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