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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
Shaheen Akhtar Principal Associate

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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.


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R (on the application of Alexander) v Office of the Independent Adjudicator for Higher Education

Mr Alexander sought permission to appeal against an order refusing him permission to apply for judicial review of a decision of the OIA.

Martin Vincent
Martin Vincent Partner

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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

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A basic guide to disclosure

Part 31 of the Civil Procedure Rules 1998 deals with disclosure and inspection of documents. We take a look at your obligations.

Rob Williams
Rob Williams Partner

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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

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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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