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Monthly Archive

2017

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find totaly 100 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
News
Rob
320

Defence struck out close to trial and Judgment entered for the Claimant

Lee Silk recently acted for a Claimant in relation to a breach of contract. He was successful in making an application to strike out the Defence due to procedural breaches on the part of the Defendant... read more..

Discrimination
Rob
506

Cancer Discrimination at work

Discrimination occurs when you are treated less favourably than another person because of your disability. Cancer is automatically considered a disability, for the purposes of the Equality Act 2010... read more..

Dispute Resolution
Rob
1148

Cyber Fraud Claims

Cyber fraud is increasingly affecting individuals and businesses. Business owners and other professionals including fellow solicitors owe their clients a duty of care and will be held leg read more..

Supplementary
Rob
332

Separation Agreements

A Separation Agreement is a mechanism of agreeing financial matters arising from the breakdown of a marriage or civil partnership.  It can be made before, during or after a divorce... read more..

Supplementary
Rob
353

Family Law Arbitration

Arbitration is a method of dispute resolution which becoming increasingly popular in respect of matrimonial property and finances on divorce, for which it has been available since 2012. Since 2016, read more..

Articles
Rob
261

Holiday pay for the “self-employed”

A stark warning to businesses for backdated holiday pay claims The European Union (CJEU) judgment in the case of King v Sash Window Workshop Limited is highly likely to have profound implications ... read more..

Wills, Probate and LPAs
Rob
900

Free Will for AVS Charity

The chosen charity which we support at present is named African Village Support (www.africanvillagesupport.org) and was established in Great Kingshill.  Their charitable activities focus upon read more..

Discrimination
Rob
1739

Failure to make reasonable adjustments

Employers have an obligation to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that those with physical and mental health conditions are not disadvantaged at work, when compared with others.   It i read more..

Articles
Rob
711

Fixed Costs in Civil Litigation

In July 2017, Lord Justice Jackson announced his long-awaited proposals for evolving the fixed costs regime within civil litigation. The proposals are to be put before government and change will undou... read more..

News
Rob
422

Holiday Pay for Workers

A ruling has been made in the Court of Justice of the European Union in the matter of King v. The Sash Windows Workshop Limited. A tribunal held that Mr King was a ‘worker’ and therefor... read more..

News
Rob
361

Autumn 2017 Budget

The headlines from today’s budget relate to the Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) relief which has been announced in relation to first-time buyers. However, there were a number of changes affecting the... read more..

News
Rob
399

ACAS Publishes Guidance on Pregnancy and Maternity

ACAS has updated its guidance on pregnancy and maternity related matters at work. The aim of the guidance is to ensure that the workplace is an inclusive environment for employees and workers; ensu read more..

News
Rob
441

Application to set aside default judgment dismissed

Lee Silk was successful in resisting an application to set aside default Judgment. The claim was for the sum of £41,043.94. The Defendant’s application was dismissed and our client was awa... read more..

Heads of Department
Rob
962

Jessie Mark

Jessie joined Curzon Green after graduating from the University of York with first class honours in law in 2017.  Jessie completed the Legal Practice Course at the University of London and a... read more..

Supplementary
Rob
1044

Lease Enfranchisement

Lease enfranchisement is a method used by leaseholders to gain more control and add value to their properties. The process can be undertaken by leaseholders of houses and flats. The right to lease ... read more..

News
Rob
424

Employment Tribunals Fees Refund Scheme

The government has announced their plan for the fee refund scheme, further to the decision of the Supreme Court in July this year that the fee scheme was unlawful. The fees will be repaid with inte... read more..

News
Rob
289

Successful mediation

Lee Silk recently settled a claim acting for a claimant cohabitee under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975. The limitation date was extended by way of a Standstill Agreemen... read more..

News
Rob
374

Settlement reached in malicious falsehood claim

Our litigation team recently acted for a client in a claim against his former school. The claim related to a false and damning reference given to a prospective employer which resulted in a job offer b... read more..

Articles
Rob
520

Part-Time Workers’ Discrimination - British Airways v Pinaud

The recent case of British Airways (“BA”) v Pinaud serves as a reminder that discrimination of part-time workers is unlawful under the Part-time Workers (Prevention of Less Favourable Trea... read more..

Supplementary
Rob
2384

Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolutions are designed to assist in the settlement of disputes quickly and inexpensively, as an alternative to court proceedings. They both involve an independent t... read more..

Supplementary
Rob
2383

Arbitration

Arbitration is an alternative to court proceedings which aims to find a final binding award usually in favour of one of the parties. Arbitration is based on the parties agreement: all parties must read more..

Supplementary
Rob
2488

Adjudication

Adjudication provides a quick and inexpensive solution to many disputes arising under a construction contract. It is designed to produce a remedy during the process of a construction project to avo read more..

News
Rob
515

Costs Order obtained against CAFCASS

Our family law team was recently successful in obtaining a £4,000 costs order against CAFCASS based on failings in the standards of reporting which led to a delay of proceedings. We are unaware ... read more..

Supplementary
Rob
2419

Dilapidations

Dilapidations issues primarily occur when a tenant is found to be in contravention of its leasehold obligations relating to repair, redecoration and reinstatement, usually at the termination of lease.... read more..

Supplementary
Rob
2307

Commercial lease renewals

The Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 sets out a formal procedure for the renewal of business leases.  Most commercial lease renewals are subject to this procedure unless the parties have specifical... read more..

Supplementary
Rob
2434

Breaches of Covenant

Commercial leases impose obligations on both landlords and tenants, by way of landlord and tenant covenants.  If any covenants are breached by one party, then the other party may wish to take e read more..

Supplementary
Rob
2697

Forfeiture of a Commercial Lease

A commercial landlord has the right to forfeit a lease where a tenant is in breach of a covenant. A tenant’s security of tenure is protected by legislation however the landlord’s r read more..

Supplementary
Rob
2436

Tenancy Deposits

Any deposit received by a landlord in relation to an Assured Shorthold Tenancy after 6 April 2007 must be placed in a government-backed tenancy deposit scheme. In England & Wales the three sc read more..

Supplementary
Rob
2512

Housing Disrepair

Under the provisions of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 a landlord of residential premises has various repair obligations.  They may also have additional repair obligations under the terms of read more..

Supplementary
Rob
2749

Claims for Rent Arrears

In most cases when a tenant falls into arrears with the rent the Landlord will want to take steps to remove the tenant and will seek to recover the rent as part of the possession claim (Residential read more..

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