Late Author’s Family Win Back Watership Down IP Rights

The family of the late Richard Adams have been awarded the rights to the author's novel Watership Down. The High Court has ruled found in favour of Watership Downs Enterprises, the...

The New UK Points-Based Immigration System

A new UK points-based immigration system for work visas is to apply from 1 January 2021. In a policy paper published on 18...

Trial By Jury Could Be Abolished In Some Cases As Courts Address Backlog

Jury trials could be temporarily abolished within a matter of weeks under new legislation, according to suggestions...

Rebekah Vardy Brings Defamation Claim Against Coleen Rooney

Rebekah Vardy has issued legal proceedings against Coleen Rooney for libel. The dispute centres on what has become...

Lockdown Legal Challenge Set For High Court

A crowdfunded legal challenge to the government's lockdown policy will be heard at the High Court on...

No-Fault Divorces Set To Start From Autumn 2021

No-fault divorces are set to become available to divorcing couples from autumn 2021. The Divorce, Dissolution and Separation...

Family Law

Read our latest articles covering family law.

Who Gets Custody of Child in a Divorce?

There are a number of factors to take into consideration when determining who will get custody of a child in a divorce. The...

What is Family Law?

Family law is an area of law that relates to family matters and involves a host of authorities, agencies and groups which participate...

What is Divorce?

The following guide summarises the current process for filing for divorce in England and Wales. Divorce defined Divorce is the formal process by which a...

Conveyancing Focus

Read our latest articles covering conveyancing.

ID1 Form Land Registry (How to Complete it!)

The ID1 form is used to provide evidence of identity to the Land Registry for a private individual in respect of certain property-related...

How to Choose the Best Conveyancing Solicitors

If you are thinking about buying or selling a property you will need a good lawyer to help with the legalities. The following...

Joint Tenancy Agreement: Property Rights of Shared Ownership

If you are thinking about buying a property together with your partner, a relative or even a friend, you will need to understand...

Employment law for people focus

Read our latest articles covering employment law for people.

Contracted Hours Not Being Met? (Help!)

5 minute read Last updated: 20 March 2020 The problem of contracted hours not being met is affecting employees across the economy as...

Compassionate Leave (Your Entitlement!)

Time off work following the death of a loved one is known as compassionate leave or bereavement leave. How much are you entitled to...

Fixed Term Contract (Employee Rights)

Your employment status will depend upon the nature of the contract under which you are working. Different contract types can include full time...

Personal injury

Read our latest articles covering personal injury.

Personal Injury: How To Claim Compensation

If you have been injured in an accident, whether at work, in your car, or in a public place, and it was caused...

Claims: How the MOJ Portal Works

The Ministry of Justice (MOJ) claims portal is an online hub where all parties to the claim enter required information, basic validation checks...

How Does the Claims Portal Work?

The Claims Portal is an online tool for securely processing low value personal injury claims in road traffic accidents, or employers’ and public...

Latest Law for People

A round-up of all the latest business law articles

What Is Slander? (Essential Defamation Guide)

What is slander? Slander is one of two types of defamation. For a statement to be defamatory, it must be false and have caused or have...

Personal Injury: How To Claim Compensation

If you have been injured in an accident, whether at work, in your car, or in a public place, and it was caused by...

What Is A Pre Action Protocol In Civil Litigation?

The rules governing pre-action conduct can be found in the pre-action protocols and the Practice Direction on pre-action conduct and protocols (PDPAC). What are Pre Action Protocols? Pre...

Constructive Dismissal Advice For Employees

Employees forced to resign as a result of their employer’s conduct in the workplace may be eligible to claim constructive dismissal. Below we provide some...

Tier 2 Visa Termination of Employment

What are the rules for Tier 2 visa holders if you lose your job? One of the conditions of the Tier 2 visa is that...

Who Gets Custody of Child in a Divorce?

There are a number of factors to take into consideration when determining who will get custody of a child in a divorce. The biggest...

Criminal Solicitor: Help With Criminal Charges

If you’ve been charged with a criminal offence, you will need legal advice. This means enlisting the help of a solicitor. If your case goes...

Being Evicted For Rent Arrears? Tenant Rights

If you are being evicted for rent arrears, you are not without protection or rights. The landlord must fulfil their legal responsibilities and follow...

Consumer Rights: Faulty Goods under Warranty

If an item you have purchased develops a fault, should you rely on your legal rights or make a claim under the warranty? What is...

ID1 Form Land Registry (How to Complete it!)

The ID1 form is used to provide evidence of identity to the Land Registry for a private individual in respect of certain property-related applications. This...

Contracted Hours Not Being Met? (Help!)

5 minute read Last updated: 20 March 2020 The problem of contracted hours not being met is affecting employees across the economy as employers...

Compassionate Leave (Your Entitlement!)

Time off work following the death of a loved one is known as compassionate leave or bereavement leave. How much are you entitled to and...

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