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Real Estate Tip of the Week: COVID-19 Rent Arrears - Government Extends Moratorium

Real Estate Tip of the Week: COVID-19 Rent Arrears - Government Extends Moratorium

With England slowly easing restrictions following a third national lockdown, the Government has quietly extended the existing moratorium on landlords’ ...

What’s in a name?

What’s in a name?

Five points to consider before naming your brand or product Everyone knows that it is important to carry out some research before you name your busin ...

Solicitors’ cyber cover – going quietly?

Solicitors’ cyber cover – going quietly?

Potential changes to the scope of cover for cyber-related claims Never before has the legal profession relied so heavily on its IT systems as it has s ...

Successful use of ANPR technology to defend fraudulent claims and limit credit hire exposure

Successful use of ANPR technology to defend fraudulent claims and limit credit hire exposure

It’s been almost a year since we launched our ANPR strategy. 12 months on, how successful has this strategy been? Given the number of insurers now uti ...

The EVER GIVEN - The Cargo Perspective

The EVER GIVEN - The Cargo Perspective

A week since the 400m-long EVER GIVEN boxship first became wedged in the Suez Canal, blocking one of the key arteries of the international supply chai ...

Housebuilder Top Tip: Beware of the registration gap

Housebuilder Top Tip: Beware of the registration gap

Whilst the Land Registry is doing its best to ensure the pandemic does not impact upon applications, inevitably, some will take much longer – particul ...

Remote Swearing of Affidavits comes into force from today, 31 March 2021

Remote Swearing of Affidavits comes into force from today, 31 March 2021

From today, 31 March 2021, updated Superior Court rules will be in place regulating the processes for swearing affidavits. The Rules of the Superior C ...

Insurance brokers and vulnerable customers; updated FCA Guidance

Insurance brokers and vulnerable customers; updated FCA Guidance

An insurance broker’s primary duty is to ascertain a particular client’s insurance needs and then advise on and procure suitable insurance cover to ma ...

Non-Fungible Tokens: From CryptoKitties to Smart Contracts

Non-Fungible Tokens: From CryptoKitties to Smart Contracts

Although much of the legal framework and intellectual property (IP) implications surrounding non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are to be fully developed, ana ...

Interim -1.75% Discount Rate set for Northern Ireland

Interim -1.75% Discount Rate set for Northern Ireland

The Department of Justice has announced it will change the personal injury discount rate, on an interim basis, from +2.5% to –1.75%.   The Department ...