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  COVID-19 Update Our offices are open by appointment only for new and existing clients. The pandemic has been challenging for all of us and we are proud to have been able to continue serving clients throughout the three lockdowns and tier...

Aircraft Lease Arbitration Clause Comes Under High Court Microscope

Arbitration clauses are commonplace in commercial contracts and generally provide a relatively swift and cost-effective route to resolving disputes without resort to full-blown litigation. Their correct interpretation can, however, present a challenge and...

Former youth worker dies following mesothelioma diagnosis

A former East Grinstead youth worker died after being exposed to asbestos more than 50 years ago, an inquest has heard. The man died on 27 th September 2018 at St Catherine’s Hospice. Following an inquest into his death, the coroner recorded a...

Vacant Possession and Commercial Lease Break Clauses - High Court Ruling

When exercising a break clause in a commercial lease, tenants are usually required to deliver up a property with vacant possession – but what exactly does that mean? The High Court confronted that issue in a case concerning a recording studio which...

Man receives £3m in compensation following road traffic accident

The claimant, a 34-year-old man, received £3,000,000 for the injuries he suffered due to a road traffic accident in September 2015. He sustained a degloving injury to the foot, developed an infection and had to undergo a below-knee amputation, suffered...

Racism on the Shop Floor - Employers Can Expect to Carry the Can

Some shop floors are rough and ready places where foul language abounds, but if a worker makes a racist or other discriminatory comment it is likely to be the employer who ends up carrying the legal can. An Employment Tribunal (ET) ruling underlined the...

'Saw doctor' died from asbestos exposure

A coroner has ruled that a Burton granddad who once worked as a 'saw doctor' repairing and servicing saws which were used to cut asbestos, died from being exposed to the dust. The man, 83, passed away at his home in Burton on 16 March 2019. An...

Woman sues after being injured in a fall at work

The claimant, a 31-year-old woman, received £26,000 for the knee injury she sustained when slipping at her place of work in March 2016. She underwent an arthroscopy and might require a further operation in the future but was expected to make a full...

Inner Workings of Online Property Platforms Analysed in Shares Sale Row

Purchasers of private companies sadly often feel that they have been sold a pup, but making such an assertion is a great deal easier than proving it. That was certainly so in a case concerning the acquisition of a commercial lettings agency in which the High...

Company fined after exposing employees to asbestos

A furniture manufacturing company, Godfrey-Syrett Limited (in administration), has been sentenced for failing to prevent exposure to asbestos at its factory in Killingworth, Newcastle upon Tyne. North Tyneside Magistrates heard how during a 14-year period,...
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