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12th Aug 2014

The Inheritance and Trustees Powers Act 2014 (“the 2014 Act”) received the Royal Assent on 14th May 2014 and is expected to be brought into force on 1st October 2014.

8th Aug 2014

Jennifer Lee explains the doctrine of donatio mortis causa (DMC), or deathbed gifts, following the recent High Court decision in King v Dubrey.

29th Jul 2014

The Lord Chief Justice, The Right Honourable Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd, upheld the convictions of two Appellants for being concerned in the supply of Class A drugs. The Appellants were in a car with a third person who had a bag containing £11,600 of heroin.

21st Jul 2014

What constitutes reasonable financial provision for the independent adult child in claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975:    Not “Ilott”!

8th Jul 2014

Pump Court Chambers’ Transport Law Barrister Mark Ruffell successfully persuaded a Traffic Commissioner at Bristol to release a HGV that had been impounded by the DVSA (04.07.2014).

7th Jul 2014

Oba Nsugbe QC leading a group of Nigerian, UK & US lawyers has been instructed on behalf of the families of the victims of Dana Air Crash in June 2012, in the largest ever fatal accident claim brought in Nigerian Hi

2nd Jul 2014

Jennifer Lee has been successful in securing judgment for over 100k plus interests and costs in The High Court, Queen's Bench Division (Commercial Court), approximately four years after the client

23rd Jun 2014

Peter Barszczak, a Bakers Union shop steward, and his work colleague Mohammed Farooq worked at Hovis in Bradford. Peter suffered a work accident which was witnessed by Mohammed.

13th Jun 2014

Helen Trotter appeared in Exeter Employment Tribunal recently on behalf of the Rural Payment Agency, and was successful in resisting claims of unfair dismissal and age related discriminatio

11th Jun 2014

Paul Mertens yesterday obtained relief from sanctions for his client in a multi-track property claim that is due to be heard next week in Brighton County Court.  Placing reliance on the recent post-M

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