Post date: 1st Feb 2017
By Jennifer Lee

There have been many significant developments in this area of the law in recent years, with a number of reported decisions dealing with marital agreements having been reported over the last year.

Post date: 29th Jul 2016
By Heather Platt

Heather Platt's article for LexisNexis considers the enforceability of restrictive covenants in the agricultural industry.

Post date: 6th Jun 2016
By Maria Henty

One of the interesting aspects of having a mixed common law practice is the opportunity to observe the differing ways in which the criminal, family, and civil courts deal with the more practical aspect of court life. 

Post date: 20th Apr 2016
By Gary Self

Unfair dismissal claims?  We’ve all done a million of them.  Maybe not that many but I am simply applying the same exaggeration that goes onto most Claimant’s schedules of loss. 

Post date: 12th Apr 2016
By Claire Fox

On 23rd March 2016 the judgment of the Court of Appeal in Re FM (A Child) [2016] EWCA Civ 189 was publish

Post date: 24th Mar 2016
By Ezra Macdonald

The general principles regarding restrictive covenants are familiar - although post-termination covenants are, by default,

Post date: 23rd Mar 2016
By Richard Hall
Practitioners are all aware of Mr Justice Mostyn’s view in B v S (Financial Remedy: Marital Property Regime) [2012] 2 FLR 502 that periodical payments are there to meet (save in exceptional cases) needs alone but the opportunity for the Court of Appeal to consider that was not taken up in the recent case of Aburn v Aburn [2016] EWCA Civ 72. 
Post date: 22nd Mar 2016
By Lucy Plumpton

The coffee giant found itself in hot water as the Employment Tribunal upheld complaints of discrimination on the basis of reasons arising from disability and failure to make reasonable adjustments, as well as sex discrimination, victimisation, and detriment for whistleblowing.

Post date: 17th Mar 2016
By Corinne Iten

Celebratory adoption hearings are, with good reason, joyous occasions.

Post date: 14th Mar 2016
By Lucy Plumpton

Claimants will be entitled to recover costs on the indemnity basis where they beat their own Part 36 offer in personal injury cases which no longer proceed under the RTA Protocol (and will not be restricted to recovering fixed costs under r.45.29B and r.45.29C). By Lucy Plumpton


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