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Social Housing case update | Smailes & Poyner-Smailes v Clewer Court Residents Limited

The Claimants purchased the leasehold of a flat in a converted Victorian building. The lease that they signed contains an absolute prohibition on…

Sian Evans
Sian Evans Partner

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Increase in Probate Court Fees approved by House of Commons committee

A Statutory Instrument which will implement the UK government’s plans to bring in a new banded probate court fee system in England and Wales has been…

Sally Cook
Sally Cook Solicitor

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Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018: a further reason for a raft of disrepair claims

The Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018, which comes into force on 20 March 2019, amends the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985

Sian Evans
Sian Evans Partner

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Utility customer engagement – the value in getting it right

Water companies need to think far more strategically about engaging with their customers, ensuring all staff understand the changing demands and…

Tracy Lake
Tracy Lake Partner

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Rule 7 letters and amended allegations

R (on the application of Rudling v General Medical Council) [2018] EWHC 3582

James Rowley
James Rowley Partner

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Veganuary blues? Is veganism a protected “philosophical belief”?

An employment tribunal is set to determine whether veganism is a “philosophical belief” that can be legally protected, in a landmark legal action.

Elaine McIlroy - Glasgow employment lawyer
Elaine McIlroy Partner

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Disability discrimination: what counts as ‘unfavourable’ treatment?

The Equality Act 2010 protects employees from being treated ‘unfavourably’ because of something arising from their disability.

Louise Singh
Louise Singh Associate

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Pregnancy and Maternity discrimination: new consultation

The Government has published a new consultation on extending redundancy protection for pregnant women and new parents once they have returned to…

Phil Allen
Phil Allen Partner

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