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Third party litigation funding and the impact of COVID-19

In the current economic climate caused by the COVID-19 pandemic businesses are more than ever looking at ways to try and manage costs and maximise…

Damian Carter
Damian Carter Partner

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Detention after charge for one’s own interest or own protection: no infringement of the Article 5 right to liberty

The case of R Archer v The Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis [2020] EWHC 1567 (QB)

Amy Roberts-Morrow Associate

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Gas safety certificates and the service of S21 notices

Does the failure to provide a gas safety certificate prior to the commencement of a tenancy prevent the service of a section 21 notice?

Sian Evans
Sian Evans Partner


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No tax relief for in specie transfers

A judgment has been released in the matter of HMRC v Sippchoice Ltd [2020] UKUT 149 (TCC). The matter concerns the tax treatment of in specie…

James Denison
James Denison Partner

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Banks releasing huge sums without sight of a Grant of Representation: a welcome measure in difficult times or a trap for the unwary?

The impact of COVID 19 has also caused some banks and building societies to review their bereavement processes since the lockdown restrictions began.

Richard Bate
Richard Bate Partner

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Article 2 ECHR: Court of Appeal reaffirm the law applicable at inquest

R (on the application of Muriel Maguire) (Appellant) v HM Senior Coroner for Blackpool & Fylde (Respondent), United Response, North West Ambulance…

Jessica Swift Associate

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How to avoid an argument at the funeral

Like so many things in life, harmony is key. Unfortunately, upon the death of a family member, simmering tensions can rise to the surface.

John-Paul Dennis
John-Paul Dennis Principal Associate

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