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Monthly Archive

2016

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find totaly 51 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
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ACQ Law Awards 2016

Curzon Green is delighted to announce that our employment team was nominated for an ACQ5 Law Award 2016: UK - LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR (EMPLOYMENT LAW).  Of the awards nominees, Jake Robson, Editor i... read more..

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Road Traffic Accident Claim Settled

Lee Silk recently settled a personal injury claim arising from a road traffic accident for the sum of £50,000 plus costs. He acted for the claimant who suffered multiple and complex injuries. Th... read more..

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The National Living Wage is now law

Employers need to be aware that as from 1 April 2016, all workers aged 25 and over are legally entitled to be paid a minimum of £7.20 per hour, unless they in the first year of an apprenticeship... read more..

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Increase in Divorce Petition fee

In early March the Ministry of Justice confirmed that a 34% hike in divorce fees would take effect on 21 March despite opposition from family lawyers.   Last summer the MoJ consulted on co... read more..

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Sale of a local newsagents

Jennifer Sole recently completed the sale of a local newsagents, which had been run as a successful family business for over 11 years.  On completion, our retiring client told her, “I am so... read more..

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Costs mediation settlement

Last week one of the solicitors from our dispute resolution team settled a claim for costs at mediation. It was the first costs mediation we have attended, and the process would have led to a binding ... read more..

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Increase to damages in fatal accidents claims

Lee Silk looks at Knauer (Widower and Administrator of the Estate of Sally Ann Knauer) v Ministry of Justice [2016] UKSC 9 and its impact on future loss in claims under the Fatal Accidents Act 1976. ... read more..

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Settlement Agreement News

Our City employment lawyers have had a busy month with Settlement Agreements this February.  In 90% of cases we successfully increased the employers’ initial offers on behalf of our employe... read more..

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Head and Brain Injury Claims

A head or brain injury can have a very severe and lasting impact on your life and those around you. The brain is one of the most vital parts of our body so when you suffer such an injury, the result c... read more..

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Spinal Injury Claims

A spinal injury can be a catastrophic life changing event. Not just for the injured but also for their family. At Curzon Green we recognise the profound impact that such injuries cause and we understa... read more..

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Historic Personal Injury Claim Settled

Earlier this week one of the solicitors from our High Wycombe office successfully resolved a personal injury claim dating from over 13 years ago. The circumstances involved a road traffic accident and... read more..

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Animals Act Claims

If you have been injured by an animal you may be able to make a claim for compensation. Depending on the scenario this claim may be brought against another party under the Animals Act 1971 (the Animal... read more..

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M&S loses landmark property case in Supreme Court (December 2015)

Many tenants would consider that it is fair that a Landlord should refund rent paid in advance after a break date in a lease, however this was not the case in Marks and Spencer plc v BNP Paribas ... read more..

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New Stamp Duty Land Tax Rules

The Government announced in their 2015 Autumn Statement that an additional 3% above the current SDLT rates will be payable for homeowners purchasing an additional residential property, for those prope... read more..

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Fixed Costs Inevitable?

Calls by Lord Justice Jackson to introduce fixed costs for civil claims worth up to £250,000 have come under heavy criticism from the legal profession. Jackson made the suggestions during a spee... read more..

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No Fault Based Divorce To Possibly Be Introduced

In March 2016 MPs will debate an amendment to current divorce laws to introduce a ‘no fault based divorce’. This means that divorce would become available to those couples who separate ami... read more..

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Disability Discrimination and Unfair Dismissal claim resolved

Our employment team have settled a claim for a head of department of a multinational corporation who was unfairly constructively dismissed and discriminated against on the basis of her disability for ... read more..

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Redundancy advice provided to local charity

Jennifer Sole and Jessica Bass recently assisted a local charity in their redundancy process. Settlement agreements were successfully negotiated to protect the employer and prevent future claims. Furt... read more..

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Part 36 Offers: Genuine attempt to settle?

Lee Silk looks at the recent decision in MVN (R on the application of) v London Borough of Greenwich High Court (Admin) 10 July 2015.   When Part 36 was reformed in April, one of the a read more..

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Harry White

Harry joined Curzon Green in January 2016 and qualified as a solicitor in August 2017. Harry now works in the family law department. Harry’s current caseload includes divorce, fi read more..

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January Transfer Window Signing

The New Year welcomes Harry White, trainee solicitor, to the Curzon Green team. Harry has a background in litigation but is likely to find himself initially working in our family and property teams.... read more..

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