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2018 Didn't Kill "Smash And Grab" Adjudications
The death of the smash and grab adjudication was widely reported in 2018 but has perhaps been exaggerated to grab the headlines.
UK
18 Jan 2019
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HS2 - The Compensation Conundrum
The recent BBC Panorama programme on HS2 highlighted significant concerns that the project is over budget and that defective measures have been used in calculating the costs of the acquisition
UK
15 Jan 2019
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Solicitors Found Negligent When Failing To Register A Property Transfer That Facilitated Fraud
If solicitors fail to do their job properly, with the result that a fraudulent transaction is not carried out as intended, are the solicitors still liable?
UK
14 Jan 2019
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Another Judicial Review Of The Financial Ombudsman: More Verification Of Their Stance
The basic concept of a SIPP is that an individual can choose the investments which form the assets in his or her pension.
UK
11 Jan 2019
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Non-Clinical Staff Found Negligent Over Waiting Times
According to NHS England statistics the number of people attending A&E during September 2018 was just over 2 million ...
UK
30 Oct 2018
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No Duty Of Care Owed By Consulting Engineers To The Ultimate Site Purchaser
This was a professional negligence claim brought by the claimant, a national housebuilding company trading as Barratt Homes and David Wilson Homes ("BDW"), ...
UK
5 Oct 2018
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Whose Farm Is It Anyway?
In the recent decision in the case of Dobson v Griffey, the High Court considers whether a co-habitee has a beneficial interest in a property owned solely by her partner.
UK
27 Sep 2018
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Legal Claims Lost By Negligent Solicitors - How Does The Law Assess The Financial Damage?
Legal claims for damages can be lost if they are not brought in time. Your solicitor should make sure that doesn't happen ...
UK
27 Sep 2018
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Unsafe Hospital Major Contributory Factor In Doctor's Manslaughter Conviction
It is exceptionally rare for a doctor to be convicted in a criminal court for gross negligence manslaughter which is why the case of Dr Bawa-Garba,
UK
28 Aug 2018
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Has Time Been Called On 'Smash & Grab' Adjudications?
Until recently, the Technology and Construction Court had made clear, in judgments such as ISG v Seevic and Galliford Try Building Limited v Estura Limited ...
UK
16 Jul 2018
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A Hatrick Of Crucial Cases
M T Hojgaard A/S v E.ON Climate and Renewables UK Robin Rigg East Limited and Another
UK
11 Jul 2018
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Avoiding Liability Even Where There Is Negligence
The recent case of Manchester Building Society v Grant Thornton 2018 is a striking example of the inability to recover certain losses from a professional adviser, even where their advice has been negligent.
UK
21 May 2018
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Community Fund Donation: A Material Consideration Or An Attempt To Buy Permission?
In the recent case of the Forest of Dean District Council and Resilient Energy Serverndale Limited v R on the application of Peter Wright [2017] EWCA Cov 2012 the Court were asked to consider whether a 4% of turnover donation to a community fund was a material consideration to be taken into account when granting planning permission.
UK
21 Feb 2018
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Lawyers Not To Blame For Spiralling Cost Of Negligence Claims
On Monday 5 February, Clare Foges, one of the regular feature writers for the Times wrote an excoriating piece on the compensation culture in response to a call from NHS leaders to the Justice Secretary ...
UK
16 Feb 2018
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What's New In Housing Management?
This was a very long-running case relating to Mrs Ahmed's occupation of a 4 bedroomed property owned by the Council.
UK
13 Feb 2018
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Enforcing An Adjudicator's Decision
This article looks at whether the courts will enforce an adjudicator's decision when faced with a Notice of Intention to Appoint an Administrator from the company found liable under such a decision.
UK
8 Feb 2018
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Adjudication: Having Your Cake And Eating It
It can often be tempting, where it suits it, for one party to argue a point one way in one adjudication only to argue the opposite point, on the same issue, in a subsequent adjudication between the same parties.
UK
7 Feb 2018
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IR35 Tax – The End Of The Personal Service Company?
HMRC can go back 10 years to recover these sums.
UK
28 Nov 2017
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Malicious Falsehood; Data Protection – Order Under s10 DPA
C1 was the UK based part of the business of Al-Ko VT, a leading brand in the towing and trailer industry.
UK
27 Nov 2017
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