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2022

Real Estate Housebuilder Tip of the Month - Deferred Payments and Security

Real Estate Housebuilder Tip of the Month - Deferred Payments and Security

The purchase price paid for development land may sometimes be deferred. The purchase price may paid in the future in one lump sum or there may be phas ...

Two Written Decisions Bringing The Simple Back into Scottish Simple Procedure Expenses

Two Written Decisions Bringing The Simple Back into Scottish Simple Procedure Expenses

DAC Beachcroft were instructed on behalf of Aviva Insurance in the cases of Bruce McKinlay v Aviva and David Cromie v Aviva.

La interrupción de la prescripción en el contrato de seguro: ¿una discusión cada vez más controversial?

La interrupción de la prescripción en el contrato de seguro: ¿una discusión cada vez más controversial?

La prescripción, como modo de extinción de las obligaciones, es un fenómeno que no escapa al derecho de seguros y que por el contrario, es ampliamente ...

Health and Safety in Numbers – the HSE’s Annual Statistics for 2021/22

Health and Safety in Numbers – the HSE’s Annual Statistics for 2021/22

On 23rd November, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) published its annual statistics on work related ill-health and workplace injuries for the 2021 ...

Solicitors' Risks in Brief | November 2022

Solicitors' Risks in Brief | November 2022

Regulatory Disciplinary Developments- A general overview  READ MORE                                                                          ...

Disciplinary Developments – A general overview

Disciplinary Developments – A general overview

Most solicitors would probably agree that facing an investigation by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (“SRA”) is one of the worst things that they ...

Think twice before marking it WP: SRA to issue guidance on “without prejudice” correspondence

Think twice before marking it WP: SRA to issue guidance on “without prejudice” correspondence

We have already mentioned in our overview, the thematic review on Strategic Litigation against Public Participation (SLAPPs).  The SRA has indicated t ...

SIF and the SRA Indemnity Scheme

SIF and the SRA Indemnity Scheme

In previous editions we have tracked developments as regards the planned closure of the Solicitors Indemnity Fund, and the repercussions for the profe ...

Amendments to the Disclosure Pilot Scheme

Amendments to the Disclosure Pilot Scheme

The Disclosure Pilot Scheme (Practice Direction 51U, “DPS”) has been operating in the Business and Property Courts since January 2019 with the intenti ...

Out of duty: Court clarifies when a law firm’s retainer begins

Out of duty: Court clarifies when a law firm’s retainer begins

Two recent High Court decisions have given firms a steer on when a retainer arises. Carol Miller-v-Irwin Mitchell LLP [2022] EWHC 2252 (Ch) has consid ...