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R (on the application of Mills) v Sussex Police and another

A manifest failure to provide full and frank information on an application for a search and seizure warrant led the Administrative Court to set aside…

Peter Wake
Peter Wake Partner

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What does 'living in the same household' actually mean?

In claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 'living in the same household' can be a crucial element to succeeding…

Lottie Tyler
Lottie Tyler Principal Associate

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Can we ban the burqa or veil in the workplace?

Following the ECHR's decision to uphold France's ban on women wearing full face coverings in public, Phil Allen looks at the implications for UK…

Phil Allen
Phil Allen Partner

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What happens when the money runs out?

We have now experienced four years of cuts to local government funding. The signs are that austerity is here to stay for the foreseeable future.

Simon Goacher
Simon Goacher Partner

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Costs at disposal – how to avoid the success fee trap

It has come to our attention that some claimant solicitors are refusing to negotiate with insurers prior to disposal hearings.

Iain Stark
Iain Stark Partner

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Must an attendance policy be ‘adjusted’ for a disabled employee?

The judgment of the Employment Appeal Tribunal in the recent case of Griffiths v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, will offer a degree of…

Phil Allen
Phil Allen Partner

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What if I don’t want my Inheritance?

It is a common misconception that following an individual’s death nothing can be done to alter that person’s Will or alter where assets passing under…

Richard Bate
Richard Bate Partner

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Flexible working: increasingly complex

Today, flexible working arrangements are common to most workplaces and the majority of employment sectors. Employees can be found to be engaged on an…

Phil Allen
Phil Allen Partner

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