The Nuts and Bolts of Workplace Injury Rights

11/04/2016 16:55:00 PM

Featured Post We recently talked about what you should do if you find yourself injured at work. In the minutes and hours that follow your injury, there are a number of things you must make sure get accomplished. These include documenting the ...

How to Act in Your Best Interests If You Are Injured at Work

10/17/2016 06:27:00 AM

Featured Post One of the worst things that can happen to a person is to be injured at work. Even though there are rights and laws in place to put you in the best possible place during this trying time, these laws won’t act for you. It’s ...

Social Media Contributing To Divorce Rates

09/29/2016 09:55:00 AM

Featured Post Manchester based Family Law solicitors Carter Law have noted a correlation between the use of social media and the incline of divorce rates. In 2014, a study revealed that marriage happiness and quality shared a negative trend ...

What a Motor Lawyer could do For You

09/23/2016 10:53:00 AM

Guest Post Every year, in the UK, around 1.5 million motorists are fined, or prosecuted for committing motoring infractions. The list of offences you can commit while driving includes speeding, driving without insurance, using a mobile while ...

If only I could find my training shoes

04/30/2016 17:56:00 PM

I’m not a runner. I can’t think of anything worse than deliberately choosing to go out to pound down a pavement in my running gear, crippled with a stitch, sweaty of groin, moist of brow, with that hot coppery sensation of burning lungs ...

BHS - circling in the drain

04/25/2016 04:17:00 AM

In the background at work today – one of the perks of having duel screens and nobody sitting behind me - I’ve been following the Guardian’s live commentary on the unfolding BHS administration crisis. Following and grimacing, that is. Here ...

And you thought lawyers were weird…

04/19/2016 16:27:00 PM

Or at least spoke in an anachronistic manner. Personally, I think the police are worse, what with their painfully guarded style of thinking and speaking and sometimes bizarrely formal vocab and phrases. I’m sure we’ve all seen news interviews ...

How a solicitor could save your driving licence

04/15/2016 06:03:00 AM

Guest Post So you’ve joined the ranks of thousands of other motorists who’ve been charged with drink driving. Although you may think it’s the end of your hopes and dreams for the future, all is not lost. By hiring the kind of solicitor ...

Legal blogging – its downfall and (supposed) resurgence

04/12/2016 06:11:00 AM

Believe it or not – and I, for one, certainly don’t believe it – legal blogging is experiencing a resurgence. A resurgence?

Naming storms. Why it gives me the fricking squits.

03/09/2016 06:17:00 AM

I wrote this post nearly a month ago in mid February 2016.

What happened to the term “information superhighway” to describe the web?

02/17/2016 08:04:00 AM

Any ideas?

I’m back. And I’ve rediscovered my love of blogging again.

02/15/2016 09:42:00 AM

Yay. High fives all round. Cue footage of me dancing the conga in an imaginary line of people. Oh wait. False start. I’ve just realised I’ve got about as much interest left in blogging as I have in deliberately impaling myself on a large ...

Must try harder…

01/08/2016 11:26:00 AM

I had intended to have a go at the Law Society’s quiz of the year over the festive period. It didn’t happen. I scored a respectable 7 out of 12 last year. And this year?

Back from the brink

12/19/2015 16:40:00 PM

As Murray Walker might say: “I make no apologies for my absence… but I’m sorry I’ve not been here”.In case the world missed it – which, of course, it didn’t, as nobody reads blogs now – I’ve been away for a bit.

Latest Employment Tribunal statistics show drop in number of claims made

09/13/2015 15:29:00 PM

Guest Post On 10 September 2015 the Ministry of Justice published the latest set of quarterly Employment Tribunal statistics for April to June 2015. This report laid out statistics for the Employment Tribunal for this period relating to the ...

Can a Private Investigator be an aid to the legal process?

09/02/2015 16:45:00 PM

Guest PostWith the number of high profile court cases recently featuring journalists who used the services of Private Investigators you may be excused for thinking the investigators are a thoroughly disreputable lot. Case after case we heard ...

Can the gender pay gap give rise to a claim?

08/25/2015 16:34:00 PM

Guest Post In July 2015 the Government launched an open consultation on the gender pay gap which currently sits at 19.1%. That means that for every £1 earned by a man, a woman will earn 81p. Even though this is the lowest differential ever ...

Important Principles of Publishing Law

06/22/2015 16:31:00 PM

Guest Post Although the basic principles of publishing law generally remain unchanged, the law that governs the publication of books, magazines, newspapers and – in particular - their digital equivalents is constantly evolving. This constant ...

What Will Happen to EU Citizens in the UK in the Event of Brexit…?

06/18/2015 16:11:00 PM

Guest Post The promised EU referendum, awarded the unfortunate moniker of ‘Brexit’ by the British press, is drawing nearer. Currently, there isn’t a confirmed date for the vote, but we do know that it will not be on 5th May 2016, the ...

An Easy Guide to Marriage and Relationship Breakdown

06/16/2015 16:21:00 PM

Guest PostSo you have decided to separate. What are the essential legal things you need to know? The following has been provided by Selachii LLP and is intended to be a brief guide. Divorce: The Basics If you are married then you may wish ...

Woman jailed for excessive ‘vocalising’ during sex

06/02/2015 16:28:00 PM

From the Metro 01/06/15: Gemma Wale [or is that wail? ;-) ] 23, was ordered to serve two weeks behind bars for breaching an ASBO. A court heard how she ‘screamed and shouted’ at a level of noise which had offended neighbours during a ten ...

Legal Grey Areas: where it helps to have a lawyer

05/14/2015 16:48:00 PM

Guest PostMost people don’t have a lawyer. Some people skate through life without ever getting involved, one way or another, with legal trouble. But these folks are actually in the minority. In reality, there are dozens of common events that ...

The Purpose of Disability Benefits

04/29/2015 16:48:00 PM

Guest Post Disability benefits are set in motion to help people who suffer from unforeseen illnesses and injuries. A wide variety of situations may qualify a person to receive disability benefits. A worker who develops a severe illness or gets ...

3 Kinds of People Who Should Already Have a Lawyer

04/22/2015 16:45:00 PM

Guest PostNearly half of all human adults will go to court at some point in their lives. Most of these won’t have anticipated this eventuality, and will have to scramble to prepare themselves. As such, many will be under prepared, poorly ...

Entrepreneurs and investors – the UK is open for business!

04/17/2015 02:09:00 AM

Guest PostThe Chinese year of the Sheep began on the 19th February and Master Hans Cua, the youngest Feng Shui master in Asia, predicted that in the year of the Wooden Sheep businesses dealing with textile, fashion, paper, rubber and wood will ...

Broadchurch creator comes out fighting to defend second series

03/22/2015 16:46:00 PM

I came to the Broadchurch party much later than most (in fact, only since earlier this year), but I’ve watched series one and two twice now. It’s one of the best things I’ve seen in a long time. For what it’s worth, I’m also giving ...

Top Five Ways to Guard Against Data Theft

02/27/2015 03:30:00 AM

Guest PostBusinesses deal with sensitive data on a regular basis – and if this data falls into the wrong hands, it could severely compromise the reputation and security of a company and its clients. That’s why it’s important for all b ...

Death in the digital age: managing digital assets

02/24/2015 16:51:00 PM

Sponsored Post We all have scores of online accounts these days.

Employment Law Tribunals vs The Small Business

02/23/2015 16:29:00 PM

Guest PostNo company, big or small, is exempt from the potential threat of an employment law tribunal. But for the owners of smaller businesses the threat could affect their entire livelihood due to the financial consequences that may result. ...

Law Actually is eight years old

02/19/2015 17:07:00 PM

I know.

Facebook now cited in a third of divorces

02/06/2015 07:57:00 AM

Guest PostThe power and influence of social media in relationships has been highlighted by recent research, which has claimed that Facebook is now cited in one-third of all divorce cases. According to a report produced by Lake Legal, which ...

Video Links for Courts and the Legal Profession

02/06/2015 05:52:00 AM

Guest Post In the past few years, it has become increasingly acceptable for Judges to receive evidence and testimonies from witnesses in both criminal and civil cases. A video conference is often referred to as a video link within the legal ...

Time’s up: judicial review claim for super-sewer dismissed

01/27/2015 17:08:00 PM

From the London Evening Standard 22/01/15: A council was today accused of being “totally incompetent” after the legal challenge against London’s controversial super-sewer collapsed because it submitted court papers late. Southwark’s ...

It’s a hard knot life

01/26/2015 16:33:00 PM

Guest PostJapanese Knotweed has received some legislative attention recently, perhaps due to recent media interest in how it is affecting the value of properties. The new Anti-Social, Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 seeks to address the ...

Party Games: pin the invoice on the schoolchild

01/19/2015 17:10:00 PM

From BBC News 19/01/15: A five-year-old was billed for failing to attend a friend's birthday party - resulting in threats of legal action. Alex Nash, from Cornwall, was invited to the party just before Christmas. An invoice for £15.95 was ...

UCAS Applications – Oh the pain

01/16/2015 15:18:00 PM

Apparently it’s that time of year again. From the Telegraph 15/01/15: [It’s] when panic reigns in households inhabited by 17- and 18-year-olds across the country. Schoolbags are thrown across kitchens; bedroom doors are slammed; homework ...

Back to work blues

01/05/2015 16:48:00 PM

Well, it had to happen sometime. Normal service at work has been resumed and I’m once again a sardine wedged into a train-shaped tin disciplined commuter. Actually, I found the Christmas break this year quite relaxing and I’ve had two full ...

Christmas Update

12/24/2014 17:25:00 PM

I’ve taken a bit of a break from blogging recently and there’s no point pretending I’ve not enjoyed it. That said, one of the things my unexpected hiatus has shown is that I’m not finished with Law Actually – at least not yet. While ...

Pringle Criminal

11/25/2014 16:35:00 PM

From BBC News 07/11/14: A man has been ordered to pay almost £500 in fines and costs for dropping a snack lid on the ground in Bristol. Gareth Daniel, 31, of Humberstan Walk, was seen by a PCSO dropping a Pringles lid in Lawrence Weston, ...

Wine Fraud: An Escalating Problem

11/17/2014 16:27:00 PM

Guest Post Wine fraud has been a problem for about as long as wine has been produced and enjoyed. Even Pliny the Elder, the Ancient Roman philosopher, complained about it – there was so much fraudulent wine that even the nobles couldn’t ...

Billing is killing

11/09/2014 16:50:00 PM

Literally. From Roll on Friday 03/10/14: A report by the Law Institute of Victoria (LIV) has revealed the key causes of stress and mental illness prevalent amongst lawyers are their working conditions, in particular, intolerable billing targets ...

Passive aggressive lawyer tactics

11/02/2014 16:46:00 PM

Over the last few years, I’ve noticed some really super passive aggressive tricks commonly used by lawyers in communications with ‘the other side’. Used in the right way, these tricks can send the blood pressure of your fellow professionals ...

Law firms should use more videos and less text (apparently)

10/28/2014 17:38:00 PM

On their websites, that is. From the Solicitors Journal 13/10/14: Websites of the UK's top 200 law firms are forgetting the 'user experience' The country's top firms are ignoring the significant power of video to attract clients, a new report ...

Law firm abandons desk phones…

10/06/2014 16:33:00 PM

The end of the world will follow shortly after. A solicitor speaking to a client in a soon-to-be-realised dystopia From Roll On Friday 28/09/14: “CMS Cameron McKenna is getting rid of landlines in its London office. Next year the firm's ...

How to use commas

09/23/2014 16:54:00 PM

Know the Risks of Cheap Cosmetic Surgery while Travelling Abroad

09/17/2014 16:38:00 PM

Guest Post So you’ve decided you want cosmetic surgery, or are at least seriously considering it. We imagine you’ve also heard about the op-and-holiday packages that companies promise across the world. It’s true that you can potentially ...

Why have Microsoft removed numbered comments from Word 2013?

09/14/2014 16:25:00 PM

On the whole, I’m quite fan of the latest version of Microsoft Office – Office 365. There are some features which are genuinely useful and which represent a significant improvement to those found in earlier versions of office. One such feature ...

The Windows Store is unspeakably bad

08/31/2014 16:50:00 PM

Oh – and it’s also riddled with rogue apps. All and sundry in the tech world have reported that Microsoft is finally doing the honourable thing and having a clean out of their much maligned Windows Store. Paul Thurrott picks up the story ...

Young lawyers’ written communication skills

08/27/2014 17:00:00 PM

… aren’t up to much – apparently.From Young Lawyer 30/07/14: The number of training contracts available has risen, yet the calibre of candidates is unremarkable [.] The number of LPC registrations has dropped for a second year running, ...

You can’t get anything done with lawyers around

08/07/2014 17:44:00 PM

Bernie Ecclestone provided a wonderful one liner when he spoke about settling his bribery trial in Germany earlier this week: When you're trying to run businesses it's not easy trying to resolve things when you're dealing with lawyers. Bloomin’ ...

Sweating like a pig

07/25/2014 11:46:00 AM

Actually, I’m not.

Have Payday Loan Companies Pushed the Law Too Far?

07/22/2014 15:22:00 PM

Guest Post Wonga has been receiving bad press recently, after it transpired that it had sent threatening letters to customers from fictitious law firms. As a result, it has paid out £2.6 million in compensation fees and has allegedly fired ...

Some thoughts on Sky’s F1 coverage

07/22/2014 13:46:00 PM

Sky’s F1 presenters are a mixed bag.

Words and phrases to make you vomit

07/20/2014 16:38:00 PM

There’s been an interesting discussion going on over at Roll on Friday’s forums – “Words that irrationally irritate you”. They’re not necessarily peculiar to the legal profession, but there are certainly some lawyers who are guilty ...

I’ve never been in an Apple store

07/11/2014 16:54:00 PM

No, really – it’s true. Not once. Of course, I’ve glanced in whilst walking past, but I’ve never been inclined to venture over the threshold.

Let’s not get hung-up on commercial awareness

07/07/2014 15:59:00 PM

A group of people who clearly have commercial awareness.

How the changes to the Scottish Trust Deed could be beneficial for you

07/01/2014 16:19:00 PM

Guest PostThe Scottish Government recently revealed major changes to the system for Scottish Trust Deeds, focussing on getting more value for money both for the people in debt, and for their creditors. The current system had issues with trustees ...

Are Social Media Companies Left Open to Litigation By a Lack of Legal Safeguards?

06/27/2014 14:59:00 PM

Guest Post Although social media is less than ten years old, its influence on not just the online world, but all forms of communication, has been immense. The influence of social media has spread beyond the online world to affect a great amount ...

A couple of thoughts on England

06/26/2014 16:51:00 PM

That is – the England football team. The England squad: excelling at failure since oooh – at least the 1990s Quite unsurprisingly, over the last few days, there’s been a ridonkulous amount of supposed analysis over ...

Why Touchscreen Tech isn’t all that

06/22/2014 11:03:00 AM

New tech really doesn’t grab meI’ve been musing over the world’s obsession with small-form-factor technology recently - particularly touchscreen devices - and struggling to understand why I haven’t been swept along with it. The simple ...

Overriding Objections

06/13/2014 16:54:00 PM

From PI Brief Update email sent 12/06/14: Last month's practitioner's section reported the case of Kaneria v Kaneria [2014] EWHC 1165 (Ch), in which it was held that Mitchell principles do not apply to in time applications for an extension ...

Your rights if you’re injured in a public place

06/05/2014 01:39:00 AM

Guest PostThe owner, manager or proprietor of a public place is legally obliged to ensure that the place, when it is accessible by the public, is safe and free from risk. This duty of care requires there to be a certain level of cleanliness, ...

Car tax – is it an offence to fail to display a valid tax disc?

06/01/2014 17:25:00 PM

(As distinct from paying the relevant rate of tax for the vehicle in question.) Judging from my site stats, there seem to be a lot of drivers out there who are curious on this subject. So I thought a specific post might be in order. I’m helpful ...

How Can You Protect Your Intellectual Property?

05/27/2014 16:28:00 PM

Guest PostAre you designing a new product? Have you written a book or produced a musical album? Without protection, your intellectual property could be used by others and exploited for commercial gain. The experts at Vannin Capital spoke to ...

Law Society Practice Note: Consumer Contracts Regulations

05/17/2014 16:20:00 PM

The Law Society have published a practice note relating to the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 (the “Regulations”) which come into force on 13 June 2014. As the practice note succinctly ...

Hyper-sensitivities and sensibilities: the real damage done by the Beeb’s handling of the Clarkson and Lowe incidents

05/13/2014 17:10:00 PM

From the London Evening Standard 12/05/14 | Sam Leith | "Hang the DJ? It’s panic time at the BBC" [Would you expect to be sacked] if you thoughtlessly played an old record that contained th[e] [n] word on local radio? You’d think not. But ...

Remote working versus office hell

05/09/2014 15:28:00 PM

From the Guardian 30/04/14 | Donna Ferguson | "Whatever happened to remote working?": Squashed, squeezed and stressed: if you've struggled into work today and are reading this in a crowded office, surrounded by distracting noises, machines, ...

Fracking and the Legal Challenges: what the UK can learn from US precedents and practices

05/06/2014 13:15:00 PM

Guest PostFracking ventures in the UK are several years behind such developments in the USA. As every country of the world struggles to produce energy resources that are both ethical and at the same time efficient, today is a salutary moment ...

Using Trusts To Protect Your Estate: An Easy Guide

05/02/2014 04:48:00 AM

Guest PostUnfortunately, many people consider trusts a rich person’s domain. It’s actually easy for anyone to benefit from a tax-saving trust (and avoid probate). How Trusts WorkAn owner of an estate can protect their assets in a trust by ...

Above The Law: How The Rich Can Buy Themselves Out Of Trouble

05/02/2014 04:46:00 AM

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‘Holiday head’ and legal practice

04/23/2014 16:44:00 PM

From the London Evening Standard 22/04/14: It starts with bewilderment. Then sadness sets in, followed by waves of fear. Sound familiar? I’m afraid you are suffering from a case of “holiday head”. After a gloriously long Easter weekend ...

Easter eggs ‘destroyed’ by overzealous airport staff

04/17/2014 16:43:00 PM

From BBC News 16/04/14: Children were left "devastated" after staff at Bristol Airport destroyed their Easter eggs in a security check. I think ‘destroyed’ is a bit strong. But a broken egg, is a broken egg – however you, erm, slice ...

Court stenographer apes Jack Torrance from The Shining

04/04/2014 17:29:00 PM

Well, in some respects. From the New York Post 03/04/14: An alcoholic Manhattan court stenographer went rogue, channeling his inner “Shining” during a high-profile criminal trial and repeatedly typing, “I hate my job, I hate my job” ...

How to Protect Yourself from Money Laundering

04/02/2014 17:03:00 PM

Guest Post Graphic from: Purely by providing your bank account to facilitate money laundering, you’re acting illegally. Unfortunately, ignorance is no excuse in the ...

The Money Laundering Scammers, Legal Action Will Find You

04/01/2014 17:19:00 PM

Guest Post Graphic from: According to Financial Fraud Action UK, 15% of adults have been contacted by criminal money laundering organisations. Every year, hundreds of thousands ...

Slippery slope for Bristol law students

03/31/2014 17:04:00 PM

The University of Bristol’s law school is housed in the Wills Memorial Building which is the large castle-like building at the top of the hill in the picture.

Maternity Employment Rights

03/24/2014 17:55:00 PM

Guest Post It’s not uncommon for a new mother to take up to several months off work after childbirth. However, prior to even considering this leave, it’s important to know the law and your legal rights as a working mother. Maternity leave ...

Drunk woman nearly killed stone dead

03/23/2014 18:07:00 PM

(As distinct from being killed stone alive.) From BBC News 20/03/14: A Londonderry woman, who was captured on camera being left in a bus lay-by by two police officers while incapacitated, has called for the officers to be sacked. Bridget ...

Australian Grand Prix organisers considering possible claim for breach of contract

03/18/2014 18:01:00 PM

When I first heard an audio clip of the new Mercedes F1 powertrain running last summer, I knew trouble was coming. This year’s pre-season testing only reinforced that for me. Now that the first race of the season in Australia is behind us, ...

What Should the Public Know About the Jackson Reforms?

03/17/2014 17:46:00 PM

Have you heard of the Jackson Reforms? Although these reforms make a number of important changes to the way civil litigation occurs in the UK, most members of the public have never heard of them. Our own informal surveys have found that very ...

Annoying office habits (some of which are committed by lawyers)

03/12/2014 17:49:00 PM

TV Channel Dave recently commissioned research into office workers’ most irksome habits. Here are some of my favourites (with their catchy names): Social Notworking – playing around on Facebook and Twitter to avoid doing work. Déjà ...

Should I use a claims management company to make a PPI claim?

03/08/2014 06:09:00 AM

No. No you shouldn’t. It’s as simple as that. PPI claims companies add no value whatsoever and the sooner they’re hunted to extinction, the better. Making a PPI claim is incredibly simple and any layperson who can fill in a simple form ...

Solicitors and continuing professional development

03/05/2014 17:08:00 PM

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) have recently published a consultation seeking stakeholder views on reforming the continuing professional development (CPD) obligations on solicitors. You can have a butchers at the consultation entitled ...

Flood damage – what can I do?

03/02/2014 15:40:00 PM

The UK is slowly emerging from its wettest winter since records began. Many people have had their homes and lives ruined by flood the unprecedented flood waters. Damage from flooding can be devastating, with the financial loss representing ...

Why hello there, lovely legal readers

03/01/2014 09:44:00 AM

You’re all looking radiant and delightful today. Apparently, it’s World Compliment Day, so thought I’d embrace it.

Lousy Legislation and Miller’s Malapropism

02/26/2014 17:26:00 PM

Maria Miller MP’s speech on the rights and responsibilities of the internet age was published online earlier today. Having a mooch through it, I spotted a bit of a howler.

All’s well at blogging basecamp

02/24/2014 17:10:00 PM

Since the demise of Google Reader last summer, I’ve been pondering the best way to keep up to date with the online content I like to follow. I’ve tried a bunch of online RSS feed services and standalone applications. One of these was Digg ...

Motoring law – Speeding and New Drivers

02/24/2014 16:46:00 PM

Guest PostDoes a speeding fine matter if I’ve a clean licence? Well, apart from the fine it can have a bigger effect than you thought if you only passed your test in the last 2 years. If you’re still on a provisional licence courts may take ...

School closures during snow

02/23/2014 16:42:00 PM

From 22/01/14: When a storm is brewing and the streets are soon to be rendered useless by mounds of snow, there's really only one thing running through every student's mind: please let tomorrow be a snow day. Now there's science ...

Law Actually – 7 today

02/19/2014 17:30:00 PM

Today marks the 7th birthday of LA. Where the heck has the time gone? The blawgosphere has changed considerably over the past 7 years with a large number of the student/graduate law blogs that used to be so plentiful almost dying away comp ...

Connubial Chaos – it started with a kiss

02/18/2014 16:48:00 PM

Actually, it started with a water pistol and a pork pie. Like all true love stories, right? From the Telegraph 17/02/14: A couple's wedding celebrations were interrupted by a brawl that is thought to have started over a pork pie. ...

Reducing Stress Whilst Studying Law

02/17/2014 16:51:00 PM

From 15/02/14: It’s true, your first-year of law school will be stressful, very stressful.

Are Human Rights Improving or Regressing?

02/10/2014 16:53:00 PM

Guest Post Around the world, human rights remain an important topic. Over the last 50 years, they have evolved from an abstract goal into a concrete set of rights that remain a major topic of activists, political leaders, and global journalists. ...

Car Window Policeman Pay-Out Demonstrates Legal Right over Emotional Reaction

02/07/2014 16:50:00 PM

Guest Post The newspaper headlines this week that have bemoaned and cried in shock at the decision to award ex-police officer Mike Baillon £430,000 in damages demonstrate that media outrage and emotional reaction account for little compared ...

What are clients’ favourite flavour of crisps?

02/03/2014 16:52:00 PM

From the Solicitors Journal 21/01/14: Legal Choices, the legal regulators' consumer-friendly website, went live [recently] with a variety of polls and quizzes, including one which asked consumers about their favourite crisp flavour. The ...

Dawn Raids by Competition Authorities most likely on Tuesdays

01/31/2014 16:36:00 PM

From Mondaq 27/01/14:The rules governing dawn raids by competition authorities in the EU are complex. Powers vary depending on whether the raiding authority is the European Commission or a national competition authority; the suspected infringement; ...

Conveyancing 101 – What Your Conveyancer Does and How to Choose One

01/28/2014 17:01:00 PM

Guest Post For the uninitiated, conveyancing is the legal process that deals with the transference of property from one person to the other. With house-buying being one of the most stressful things a person can go through, choosing the ...

Driver faces court after splashing schoolchildren with puddle

01/27/2014 16:35:00 PM

From the Telegraph 22/01/14: A motorist is facing prosecution after he allegedly drenched children walking to their primary school by driving through a puddle. He has been summonsed to appear before magistrates for driving without reasonable ...

The JACKSON REFORMS – are judges being too harsh?

01/24/2014 08:32:00 AM

Guest Post As early as 2009 in his final report on reform of costs and civil procedure rules, Lord Justice Jackson made it very clear that his recommendations would herald radical and seismic changes to the conduct of civil litigation in the ...

Email sins revisited

01/22/2014 17:07:00 PM

Over time, it seems that email is abused more and more.