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Monthly Archive

August 2015

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find totaly 55 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
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Another defamation claim settled

One of our solicitors recently negotiated a favourable settlement in a High Court defamation claim. The parties mediated and a settlement was agreed shortly after. Full details of the settlement canno... read more..

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Office move

We have today moved our London office to 40 Gracechurch Street near Monument Tube Station in the City. ... read more..

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Professional negligence success

Earlier this month Lee Silk settled a professional negligence claim against one of the country's leading estate and letting agents. The claim related to the agent's failed attempts to evict ou... read more..

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Multi-Track High Court claim settled

Our litigation team recently settled a High Court claim just before witness statements were due to be exchanged. The claim was against a government department for breaching the terms of a settlement a... read more..

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Judgment debt recovered in full

Our litigation team recently acted for a Judgment Creditor who was owed a significant sum of damages awarded by the employment tribunal. The debt was recovered in full with the Judgment Debtor agreein... read more..

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Unfair Dismissal and Equality Act claim compromised

Our employment team recently settled a claim for a client against her former employer whereby unfair dismissal was alleged. The claim also involved elements of discrimination. Further details cannot b... read more..

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Jennifer Sole arrives

Welcome to Jennifer Sole who joined the firm last week. Jennifer previously worked in the city and will bring her skills to the Property and Employment teams she will be heading up here as a partne read more..

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Cerebral Palsy Claims

What is Cerebral Palsy? Cerebral Palsy describes a condition that effects movement and motor function as a result of an injury to the brain.  Whilst in the majority of cases, the causes of Ce... read more..

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Cauda Equina Syndrome Claims

What is Cauda Equina Syndrome (CES)? Cauda Equina concerns the mass of nerves and nerve roots that branch off at the end of the spinal cord. CES refers to the potentially devestating syndrome caused ... read more..

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Dental Negligence

Negligence caused through the sub-standard performance of dental procedures can lead to long term medical complications. It is important that we have confidence in the ability of our dentists but this... read more..

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Breast Surgery Negligence

The need for cosmetic surgery can arise through various situation, it can be either due to the result of trauma from wounds and injuries, the results of a mastectomy, or through the patient wishing to... read more..

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Claims against Veterinarians

Veterinarians, like other professionals, owe a duty to exercise reasonable care and skill when carrying out the service for which they are instructed. A failure to meet the standard of care, that bein... read more..

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Claims against Surveyors and Estate Agents

We understand that buying or selling property is a stressful time, and surrounding yourself with quality professionals eases the process. If things go wrong, and someone has not acted to a reasonable ... read more..

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Claims against Solicitors and Barristers

We understand that when you instruct a solicitor and/or barrister you are trusting them for their professional skills and knowledge so when they fail to perform their duty to you, through incompetence... read more..

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Financial Claims against Directors

Insolvency practitioners appointed over a company will frequently seek to recover payments made to directors including: preferential payments; repayment of directors loan accounts; ... read more..

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Claims against Brokers and Financial Advisors

All professionals owe a duty to provide their service and advice to a reasonable standard. If you have relied on the advice of a financial advisor or broker and have suffered loss due to negligent ser... read more..

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Claims against Accountants

If you instruct an account, they should provide services to a reasonably competent standard. If this is not the case, you may be entitled to compensation. A claim may be made for a variety of reaso... read more..

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Adding Value

We believe that we add value to our services by offering advice and training to our clients on all aspects of the recovery process and on the best ways to avoid bad debts. We offer for a fixed... read more..

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Bankruptcy Petitions

Bankruptcy Petitions are issued against individual debtors and in the vast majority of cases can only be issued following an unsatisfied statutory demand. Bankruptcy Petitions are a measure of last re... read more..

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Winding up Petitions

Winding-up petitions can be used for the recovery of debts from a limited company. Winding-up petitions are a measure of last resort as the costs are relatively high and in the event of a winding-u... read more..

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Statutory Demands

A statutory demand is a threat of insolvency proceedings either against a limited company or an individual. Statutory demands are normally used on higher value debts, and should only be used when t... read more..

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Enforcement of Judgments

County Court Judgments (CCJ's) are registered and can create difficulties for the debtor in the future in obtaining credit. The obtaining of a CCJ will not necessarily prompt the debtor into ma... read more..

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Issue of Court Claims

We will for a fixed fee deal with: the issue of proceedings; any response which is received to the proceedings such as an offer of payment or a dispute; obtaining a Default Ju... read more..

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Letters before Action

Although a formal letter before action from a solicitor is not always required prior to the issuing of proceedings, the inclusion of a solicitor into the credit control process can reap great dividend... read more..

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Revenge Porn

Revenge porn is the unauthorized and malicious dissemination of intimate images, be they photographs or videos, on the internet. These images are often taken with the subjects consent, for example whi... read more..

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Conveyancing - Frequently Asked Questions

Our clients often have lots of questions about moving home and the Conveyancing process. Here are some of the most common questions and their answers. 1. How long will it take? The average ti read more..

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Rules of Intestacy Flowchart

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Personal Injury Trusts

What is a personal injury trust and why might I need it? A personal injury trust is a lawful and legitimate method which allows you to ring fence your compensation if you or others in your close fami... read more..

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Overview of the Claim Process

The court system and lawyers The English civil court system is divided between the High Court and the County Courts. The legal profession is split between barristers (often referred to as &l read more..

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Holiday Accident Claims

With nearly 60% of British people heading abroad each summer for their holiday, it is useful to know your position if all does not go to plan. An accident abroad can be extremely costly, and it c... read more..

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