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Historic child abuse claims

The Limitation (Childhood Abuse) (Scotland) Bill will return to Holyrood on 22 June 2017 for the third stage of its legislative process.

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.

Mathew Harvey
Mathew Harvey Partner

Local Government, Section 41 Highways Act 1980, personal injury

The Council was not liable for an accident caused by a patch of moss on the highway; the highway was not out of repair under section 41 of the…

Shaheen Akhtar Associate

Weightmans expands Commercial Dispute Resolution (CDR) division with partner Mark Surguy

Mark joins from Eversheds with over 25 years' private practice experience of domestic and international commercial litigation, fraud and insolvency.

Mark Surguy
Mark Surguy Partner

Dealing with unpaid fees – what are your debt recovery options?

It is very important to tailor an appropriate and proportionate approach to litigating against defaulting parents.

Weightmans and Zurich team up to fight fraud

National law firm Weightmans has been working with Zurich to crack down on fraudulent claims faced both by insurers and public authorities.

Kieran Jones
Kieran Jones Partner

Man sentenced to a year’s imprisonment after exaggerating personal injury claim

A man who submitted a £1.35m claim for injuries in a car crash has been sentenced to a year’s imprisonment after footage emerged of him playing…

Elaine Chapman
Elaine Chapman Partner

Landmark judgment confirms local authorities may avoid putting all services out to tender

The Supreme Court has confirmed the extent to which public sector bodies need to comply with EU Directives and Regulations when placing contracts.

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