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NHS Trust ordered to pay over £34,000 regarding asbestos exposure

Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Hospitals Trust has been fined £16,000, and ordered to pay costs of more than £18,000 over failures relating to asbestos…

Dewi Ap-Thomas
Dewi Ap-Thomas Partner

Brexit in a page - what you need to know.

Brexit expert Jacqui Bickerton summarises all you need to know about the discussions in Parliament this week.

Jacqui Bickerton
Jacqui Bickerton Principal Associate

Specific performance for breach of repairing covenant at Beetham Tower

If a landlord has breached its repairing obligation, the landlord will need to carry out the repairs in accordance with the terms of the lease.

Peter Hall
Peter Hall Principal Associate

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

Hardman engineers move to Weightmans

National law firm Weightmans has appointed Construction and Engineering expert Ian Hardman as Partner.

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

LEGAL COMMENT: Transport for the North launches strategic transport plan

Last week, Transport for the North (TfN) set out plans for a £70billion, 30-year transport investment strategy.

Lee Gordon
Lee Gordon Partner

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