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Cost of Repair or Diminution?

Cost of Repair or Diminution?

A growing number of claimants are trying to use a recent appeal case to claim that repair costs are the appropriate measure of damage in cases where a ...

Dreamvar – the selling agent's perspective

Dreamvar – the selling agent's perspective

The Dreamvar decision sent shock waves through the legal profession when non-negligent solicitors nevertheless found themselves exposed to victims of ...

Network Rail Infrastructure v Williams & Waistell [2018] EWCA Civ 1514

Network Rail Infrastructure v Williams & Waistell [2018] EWCA Civ 1514

With Japanese knotweed claims against surveyors on the rise, the outcome of Network Rail's appeal against the first instance decision in the case brou ...

HMRC Guidance on Criminal Finance Act

HMRC Guidance on Criminal Finance Act

The Criminal Finances Act 2017 ("the Act"), which came into force on 30 September 2017, gave the UK government enhanced powers to tackle tax evasion, ...

Fallopia Japonica: A Knotty Problem

Fallopia Japonica: A Knotty Problem

Complaints involving Japanese Knotweed ("JKW") have risen quicker than the plant itself, since a High Court decision earlier this year. This may be a ...

Accountancy Newsletter October 2017

Accountancy Newsletter October 2017

DAC Beachcroft's Accountancy newsletter features topical news and insights for our clients and contacts.

HMRC issues guidance on the new Criminal Finances Act 2017

HMRC issues guidance on the new Criminal Finances Act 2017

The Criminal Finances Act 2017 ("the Act") came into force on 30 September 2017 and improved the UK government's ability to tackle tax evasion, money ...