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Local Government | Claiming a breach of section 41 of the Highways Act 1980

Miranda Walsh v Kirklees Council [2019] QBD, Dingemans J, 5 March 2019

Suzanne Milne
Suzanne Milne Partner
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When is a document a deed?

In the case of Katara Hospitality v Guez and Rose, the court ruled that a document expressed as being a power of attorney was not validly executed as…

Michael Budd Associate

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LEGAL ANALYSIS: Why it's important to get condition precedents right

The terms of a condition precedent have been the subject of judicial analysis in a recent Court of Appeal decision

Michael Budd Associate

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Claims Management Companies (“CMCs”) – the regulatory dust settles

The new rules apply to CMCs and lead generators within the jurisdiction of England, Scotland, and Wales.

Kurt Rowe
Kurt Rowe Associate


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Alternative Dispute Resolution – will it become the norm?

In 2016 the Civil Justice Council (“CJC”) set up a group to look at ADR in the civil justice system. It produced its final report in November 2018.

Lindsay Staddon
Lindsay Staddon Partner

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Weightmans appointed to government legal services panel

National law firm Weightmans has been appointed to the government’s Crown Commercial Service (CCS) Wider Public Sector Legal Services panel.

Martin Forshaw
Martin Forshaw Partner

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The vexed question of the execution of duty

A police officer coming to the aid of colleagues when he feared a detainee was reaching for a weapon was acting in the execution of his duty.

Nick Peel
Nick Peel Partner

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