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Category Archives: Legal Articles

Monday, Dec-04, 2023

International Issues

International Issues [caption id="attachment_4786" align="alignleft" width="214"] Lucy Harbron[/caption] Lucy Harbron is part of the Family team. Here, she takes a look at the importance of the process of appeals by looking at a recent landmark Court of Appeal decision that dealt with both legal parentage for same-sex parents and jurisdiction.    When can a party…
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Vicarious Liability

Vicarious Liability Background Employers might find it strange that they could be liable for the acts of an employee which were well outside the terms of a job description, for example, where a third party suffers injury or harm as a result of an assault. This is known as vicarious liability and it has been…
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Shining New Light

Shining New Light [caption id="attachment_5155" align="alignleft" width="250"] Stephen Hopwood[/caption] A new pilot scheme means that for the first time journalists will be able to report proceedings in Family courts, a move which has been welcomed by the head of our Family team, Partner Stephen Hopwood. The 12-month pilot covers Leeds, Cardiff and Carlisle and will…
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Breach of Contract

Breach of Contract [caption id="attachment_5314" align="alignleft" width="250"] David Birks[/caption] David Birks is Head of Our Commercial Disputes and Sports Litigation Team. Here, he takes a look at breaches of contract, what they mean and the five questions you need to ask. Contracts form the basis of legal agreements in all areas of life. They do…
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