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01 July 2014

Ashford and others v Southampton City Council - A Restraint Refresher Course

Mr Ashford owned plumbing, maintenance and car sales businesses. The local authority received complaints ...
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30 June 2014

Iain Goldrein QC awarded honorary doctorate by Bolton University

The Award will be presented at a graduation ceremony this week
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20 June 2014

Ahmad and Fields - The Last Word on POCA Apportionment?

On the 18th June 2014 the Supreme Court gave judgment in the combined appeals from Ahmad and Fields
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18 June 2014

Pleading impecuniosity

"impecuniosity relates not just to rate of hire but also to the period of hire and the need to hire at all"
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29 May 2014

“Fundamental Dishonesty”

Cases coming to trial under the post 1st April 2013 costs regime are now becoming more common
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16 April 2014

Failure to Comply with a Restraint Order is not a Criminal Offence

Supreme Court has ruled in the case of Director of Serious Fraud Office v O’Brien [2014] UKSC 23 - a landmark victory!
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08 April 2014

CARE AND PLACEMENT ORDER CASES WITH A EUROPEAN DIMENSION

The recent case of Re E [2014] EWHC 6 (Fam) demands that we take particular care when handling cases with a European dimension
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10 March 2014

Tax Avoidance Schemes: The End of the Road?

Selling second hand cars as a sideline ...one of the latest cases relating to aggressive tax avoidance schemes
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07 March 2014

Bitcoin - Another Update

Yet more developments in the fast-moving world of cryptocurrencies, and Bitcoin in particular
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03 March 2014

Counting the Costs of Improper Cost Management

The Landscape as we knew it is no more. In the post Jackson/Mitchell regime in which we find ourselves ...
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