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Wills and property abroad

Property abroad


  1. If you have property in Europe, you will soon have more say over what happens to this property when you....

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    Added Friday 20th March

Corporate Update 11-Feb-2015

Corporate Update


Doncaster headquartered DFS has confirmed plans to float on the London Stock Exchange. DFS’s first store (then called Northern Upholstery) was opened in 1969 above a snooker hall. The company first floated in 1993 and was then valued at £271....

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Added Wednesday 11th February

Katherine Clark named in Motor Power 50 List

Katherine Clark

Katherine Clark, a solicitor in the firm's Commercial Dispute Resolution Team, has been included in this year's Motor Finance magazine's list of top 50 most influential figures in the....

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Added Friday 6th February

The Cost of Non-compliance. By Katherine Clark

Katherine Clark

Nearly 2 year ago we saw the introduction of the Jackson Reforms which provided the biggest overhaul of the Civil Procedure Rules since their introduction over a decade previously.  They came....

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Added Thursday 5th February

What's in a name? Part 2

Wrong names

Spelling a name incorrectly has this week had severe consequences for Companies House. When Taylor & Son Ltd went out of business in February 2009, Companies House wrongly amended the register to say that it was Taylor & Sons Ltd that had ceased trading. This....

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Added Friday 30th January

What's in a name? Part 1

Company Names

Two new regulations come into force tomorrow (31 January 2015) with the aim of simplifying the existing rules about company names.

The key changes are:

  • Companies will be able to use the words “Exports”, “Group”,....

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    Added Friday 30th January

The Legal Challenges Facing Lenders To Treat Vulnerable Customers Fairly

The FCA have recently reemphasised the need to treat customers with mental capacity limitations fairly.  Not only does the Consumer Credit Source Book ("CONC") have a section dedicated....

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Added Monday 20th October

More Bad News for Lenders as the PPI net widens

Katherine Clark

It seems that every month we are hearing about more lenders setting aside yet more money to deal with PPI claims. The recent case law of Plevin v Paragon Personal Finance Ltd (2013) and....

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Added Monday 11th August

Relief From Sanctions Do We Know Where We Stand? Be Reasonable,

Edward Bennet

For too long it was possible to breach the terms of court orders and get a second bite of the cherry through an application for relief from sanctions. Under the old regime, applications for relief....

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Added Thursday 7th August

Credit Hire (Claimant Delay) : Steven Burgess v Covea Insurance plc [2013]

A claim for hire charges of 8,054.28 was recently reduced at trial to just 566.51. The judge found the period of hire had been extended because of the claimant's....

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Added Tuesday 4th February

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