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Fraudster who sued council for bogus highway accident found guilty by High Court

Doncaster MBC established contempt of court in committal proceedings against a claimant who lied about suffering an injury on the public highway.

Peter Wake
Peter Wake Partner

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BREAKING NEWS: Fraudster who sued council for bogus highway accident found guilty by High Court

National law firm Weightmans, Doncaster MBC and insurers Zurich Municipal have successfully established contempt of court against a fraudster who…

Peter Wake
Peter Wake Partner

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The NIS Directive and the potential for European Member State cooperation

Imagine a massive cyber attack shutting down your fridge-freezer, immobilising your car and switching off your central heating.

Mark Surguy
Mark Surguy Partner

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Court of Appeal ruling 'serious harm' - Defamation Act 2013

The Court of Appeal has handed down its first judgment on the interpretation of the ‘serious harm’ test under section 1(1) of the Defamation Act…

Peter Wake
Peter Wake Partner

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Scottish historic child abuse Claims

The Limitation (Childhood Abuse) (Scotland) Bill (“the Bill”) received Royal Assent on 28 July 2017 thereby removing the limitation period of three…


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Government discount rate announcement has strategic implications for compensators

On 7 September 2017 the Government issued an early morning stock market announcement, outlining how it intends to approach the issue of the discount…


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Tired of being kept in the dark?

It can often feel like the claimant holds all the cards prior to litigation. What options are open to defendants to level the playing field?

Liam McGuire
Liam McGuire Partner

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Sale of Goods: seller's liability for sub-contracts

Where a seller fails to deliver, delivers late, or delivers defective goods, the remedies of the buyer are set out in the Sales of Goods Act 1979.

Paul Raftery
Paul Raftery Partner

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